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Posted in thread: One Step in beer... on 01-20-2014 at 10:31 PM
Ok, I think I may have F'd up. I sanitized my kegs with about 32 oz of One Step and shook them
up. I dump them out right before filling them with beer but I may have forgotten to do that
this time. My...
Posted in thread: 1.5-2L stepped starter too small for two vials?? on 12-22-2013 at 08:20 PM
Well, a friend of mine had a flask that he wasn't using so I grabbed that. Thanks for all your
info just the same.
Posted in thread: 1.5-2L stepped starter too small for two vials?? on 12-21-2013 at 05:31 AM
If it was me, I'd go with a two steps. First being ~1.7L to get you close to 300 billion cells,
crash in fridge for a couple days, pour off the wort on top, then a ~1.3L starter and pitch the
Posted in thread: 1.5-2L stepped starter too small for two vials?? on 12-21-2013 at 03:53 AM
Back to brewing after a long summer off and I failed to remember we only have one 2L flask to
build a starter. I'm wondering if there's a chance I could just make one big, stepped starter
Posted in thread: How big of a pitch is too much? on 07-02-2013 at 03:32 AM
Ok. Thanks, guys. looks like I'll stick with just the starter.
Posted in thread: How big of a pitch is too much? on 07-02-2013 at 02:51 AM
Not sure where you get the 260bn figure from on a 6 month old pack of yeast into a 1.5L
starter?Honestly, not sure. I just plugged everything into the calculator and that's what it
gave me.It will be ...
Posted in thread: How big of a pitch is too much? on 07-01-2013 at 04:41 PM
I'm looking to pitch a Wyeast pack that's about six months old into a 1.048 brew. Using
Yeastcalc.com with Troester's stir plate method, it says if I make a 1.5L starter that it
should bring the cell ...
Posted in thread: Anyone ever use Ward Laboratiries? on 06-28-2013 at 04:38 AM
Thanks, jhay. I'll most likely go for the Brewer's test. Then the fun begins... learning what
all the numbers mean and what they should be.
Posted in thread: Anyone ever use Ward Laboratiries? on 06-28-2013 at 01:48 AM
Perfect! I'll be getting a sample out to them soon, then. I wanted to get a little more
feedback on them before using them. Thanks, guys!!
Posted in thread: Anyone ever use Ward Laboratiries? on 06-28-2013 at 01:02 AM
I'm looking to have our water tested and found this place online. They seem to be pretty
inexpensive. Has anyone used them before?