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Posted in thread: I forgot to starsan. Fatal mistake? on 10-25-2014 at 12:41 AM
Actually it will probably be fine. The yeast will likely outcompete anything unwelcome. Doesn't
mean it's a good idea, of course...
Posted in thread: Comet rhizomes in Oregon? on 10-19-2014 at 04:48 PM
Yeah, the only problem is that Oregon has the embargo against bringing in live hop plants from
any other state... Makes it tricky.I really like Comet combined with some of the other "C" hops
for that ...
Posted in thread: Question regarding sparging on 10-18-2014 at 11:04 PM
I generally don't bother with a sparge. If you're really focused on efficiency, you can
probably gain a few points that way. Just reduce your initial volume by a couple gallons, then
dunk sparge the b...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jacks Dry Yeast Line on 10-17-2014 at 10:54 PM
Just like how Yeast Bank uses White Labs for yeast culturing.
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jacks Dry Yeast Line on 10-17-2014 at 02:57 AM
From my own research it seems that the production of Active Dried Yeast is complex and requires
expensive equipment / investment which I'm not sure a small company could justify. So yes I
really do th...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jacks Dry Yeast Line on 10-16-2014 at 01:15 AM
I understand that it is only economically viable to manufacture dried yeast in large
quantities so I'm guessing that the MJ strains are various blends of existing dried yeasts from
Posted in thread: White flour question on 10-15-2014 at 12:26 AM
So then the flour in my kitchen isn't from malted grain?Malting is when live grains are soaked
and allowed to just begin to sprout. This doesn't happen with most grains that we cook with.
Wheat flour ...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jacks Dry Yeast Line on 10-14-2014 at 06:55 PM
The Cider yeast is very good in cider. I found the Burton a bit tart for my taste (in a bitter,
then repitched into a porter). I liked the British in an English IPA SMaSH I did recently.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on my brewstand?? on 10-14-2014 at 06:51 PM
That's a nice stand, well done. I gotta say the 48qt cooler looks a little silly on that
massive structure. :)Yeah, but now he can fill that cooler with mercury and not worry about the
Posted in thread: Chest freezers on 10-13-2014 at 04:08 PM
I got the cheapest 7 cu ft model from Lowes -- believe it was around $155 after coupons, etc.
Kind of chintzy, but fine for a fermentation chamber.