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Last Activity:09-27-2012 1:55 PM
Posted in thread: Pitch temp--why go so low? on 09-27-2012 at 07:55 PM
If you're interested, Yeast: The Practical Guide to Beer Fermentation by Zainasheff and White
goes into great detail on exactly these kinds of issues.I was just reading about this in the
Yeast book ac...
Posted in thread: Why I secondary - drinking from the bottle on 09-12-2012 at 08:22 PM
I guess I am the only one who finds drinking from the bottle to be acceptable and
convenient!Nah, I prefer it too. But that preference is entirely based on a learned behavior,
fostered over all the ye...
Posted in thread: Using Burton yeast on 08-09-2012 at 08:18 PM
72-74 is probably a bit high for that yeast. In my uses of it, it seems to like 68 F the best.
Probably get more esters at the higher temps, but you could get some funky off tastes along
with them.I t...
Posted in thread: No cones... on 07-16-2012 at 11:15 PM
San Diego here, I planted a nugget rhizome in early May, one bine is probably about 15' now,
with the others varying between 5'-10'. I just noticed what I think are flowers forming on the
top 10-15' o...
Posted in thread: Can you pitch too much yeast? on 07-10-2012 at 11:46 PM
I think (read, I'm not positive) that if you overpitch on a yeast that provides a lot of flavor
and aroma to the beer you could see some consequences from doing so. From what I gather most of
Posted in thread: after trying a long primary, anyone back to using secondaries? on 06-08-2012 at 09:30 PM
When I was still pretty new, secondaries were valuable because I always did a kind of **** job
racking and would get lots of trub. Now that I've done it enough and have my method and
equipment hashed ...
Posted in thread: Does anyone no longer save yeast who once did? on 06-04-2012 at 11:49 PM
When I first started washing, I was saving every strain, and I had mason jars up they ying yang
as a result. But I'm single and don't use much fridge space, so it wasn't a big deal.
Unfortunately I ha...
Posted in thread: Teenagers in house - how to secure kegs? on 05-21-2012 at 09:20 PM
Locks are only going to keep honest people honest. If a dishonest person OR a person that's
brain has not fully developed yet (teenagers) that struggles with right/wrong concepts they are
Posted in thread: Teenagers in house - how to secure kegs? on 05-21-2012 at 03:01 PM
It's all about education really. If you demystify the idea of a forbidden delight, while
educating on what binge drinking, DUI, and hard partying can lead to, you'll start them off a
good bit better t...
Posted in thread: Slant trade/swap subsection on 05-15-2012 at 05:03 PM
What if we used a Google doc to track what strains that people have available?That was going to
be my suggestion. A master google doc would be simple, and then leave it to individuals to work