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Posted in thread: Four year old Smack Packs on 04-24-2012 at 03:42 AM
pretty cool. I think we way underestimate our yeasty companions ability for survival. After the
apocalypse, these guys will still be out there, hanging with the cockroaches.
Posted in thread: small yeast starter on 04-23-2012 at 01:47 AM
What was the specific gravity of your wort? With a 600ml starter you didn't get very much
growth out of your yeast, but you didn't hurt the little guys either, if anything you upped
their vitality so ...
Posted in thread: So just had to pitch my yeast into my starter at 100 degrees... on 04-22-2012 at 11:16 PM
Reading this thread is like watching an episode of lost.
Posted in thread: Brewing Classic Styles Recipes on 04-21-2012 at 04:34 PM
Whatever...Jamil doesn't seem to have a problem with sharing. Maybe you should talk to him.
Posted in thread: Old Wyeast Pack activated 4-5months ago? on 04-21-2012 at 03:06 PM
I'd have to go with "if it stinks, don't put it in your wort" :D
Posted in thread: High Krausen on the yeast!!! on 04-21-2012 at 03:04 PM
Your giving me starter envy dude.
Posted in thread: Old Wyeast Pack activated 4-5months ago? on 04-21-2012 at 03:00 PM
If they are just dead hulls then, yeah, they would end up being nutrient for the live yeast.
But that's a pretty warm "soup" they've been sitting in, I don't imaging they fared to well in
Posted in thread: Old Wyeast Pack activated 4-5months ago? on 04-21-2012 at 02:35 PM
Seems to me like your just going to be dumping a pile of dead, and potentially decomposing
yeast cells in with the newer pack, why bother?
Posted in thread: Maybe making a starter makes my beer sour? on 04-21-2012 at 02:24 PM
From my understanding of starters; after 24 hrs of fermenting it goes either into the fridge,
or into your wort.Letting it sit out for 3 days is not a good idea.Here is the video referenced
above, it ...
Posted in thread: "True Cropping" yeast question on 04-19-2012 at 07:53 PM
Probably just means that it krausen's like a mofo. Letting it blow-off would not hurt it any
more than it would any other strain.