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Posted in thread: Cleaning Better Bottles on 09-12-2014 at 06:04 PM
Hi All,A friend of mine gave me two five-gallon Better Bottles. They are a mess. But anytime I
can get more carboys for funky experiments, I am all for it. Problem is: I have never used
anything but g...
Posted in thread: Week past prime, another week? on 09-07-2014 at 05:50 PM
Sort of what I thought. I was going to use them immediately, not dry; one huge whirl pool of
Posted in thread: Week past prime, another week? on 09-07-2014 at 05:17 PM
My home grown hops are probably a week past their prime already. Partially lazy and the Bears
are on, thinking of leaving them another week. What changes in the hops as they get "old"? Are
Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-25-2014 at 04:08 PM
Thank you for the chance.
Posted in thread: Brett claussennii and trois starters on 03-23-2014 at 04:24 PM
What is worse case scenario if I use one of these yeasts and they are a bit oxidized (without
making a starter)?
Posted in thread: Brett claussennii and trois starters on 03-23-2014 at 04:05 PM
I do have the two piece lids and I don't think I screwed them on tightly in case of build of
CO2 (been in the jars since I made the starter and forgot about them). That could be it. Maybe
it is time t...
Posted in thread: Brett claussennii and trois starters on 03-23-2014 at 03:48 PM
Hi All,Based on the dates on the mason jars, I have some 4 month old "starters" of the above
two yeasts. I have kept them at 68 degrees (my understanding that Brett doesn't like it cold).
I was thinki...
Posted in thread: What style do you brew most? on 02-12-2014 at 01:43 AM
Saison. Experiment with different yeasts, combinations of yeasts, wild yeast bacteria and
combinations of any of the preceding. My favorite is a rye saison on 566 then on Brett c for a
Posted in thread: Guava induced wild fermentation on 02-09-2014 at 10:29 PM
Are u sure that 1.005 is terminal gravity. Let it go another week and test again. Wild yeast,
at times, can get lower. Don't want you to have bottle bombsThank you for the update.
Posted in thread: Fermenting/Primary question and conditioning question on 01-31-2014 at 02:33 AM
Your question about fermentation can lead to some nastiness on here as there are two sides to
all fences. But, for what you did, you are fine when you see gravity readings the same day
after day. When...