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Posted in thread: I think I am done entering Homebrew Competitions on 05-03-2014 at 02:13 PM
I think comps are a great way to get advice and pointers but you have to take them with a grain
of salt since it involves the human element. Someone above stated that sometimes the judges
don't even g...
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Cider question w/ pic on 05-01-2014 at 07:53 PM
Update: After pitching the vial of Brett on 2/2/14 I didn't see any activity except the
pellicle form a few days later. Around mid April I did a taste test and the cider was still
sweet and I was thin...
Posted in thread: Inoculation Rate VS Pitching Rate on 03-15-2014 at 03:02 AM
Almost a year later and no takers? I'll take a stab at it and assume that stepping up a starter
increases cell counts but maybe you want to have the growth happen at a rate that is deemed
healthy to a...
Posted in thread: Lees on bottom of carboy on 03-02-2014 at 05:49 AM
What is your reason for wanting to transfer to a secondary? Lots of us don't bother with
secondarys since there is not much benefit and you risk infection and/or oxidation. I would
leave it for anothe...
Posted in thread: Help me w/ 100% Brett starter calculation on 02-28-2014 at 06:50 PM
Coff, Thanks for the info and nice blog you have there! I dont have an exact OG yet but I
plugged 1.055 into Mr. Malty for an estimation and went with lager rates since that is what
some people say to...
Posted in thread: Help me w/ 100% Brett starter calculation on 02-28-2014 at 04:46 PM
Thanks for quick reply, dstar! Maybe I should start smaller like you did. It sounds like you
know your stuff so let me ask you a few other questions...I have so many! :)1) Do you mean you
had a 500ml ...
Posted in thread: Help me w/ 100% Brett starter calculation on 02-28-2014 at 04:10 PM
Happy Friday! :ban:I have a vial of Brett C. WLP645 and want to do a 1.25 gallon batch with it.
Mr. Malty say I need 96 billion cells and the vial has 1.8-2.7 billion cells in it. How big of
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Cider question w/ pic on 02-15-2014 at 03:21 PM
Now I'm wondering how I know when it's time to bottle?
Posted in thread: 100% Brett Cider question w/ pic on 02-14-2014 at 05:34 PM
Any chance that you didn't aerate the apple juice before pitching the yeast?I did shake it up
vigorously for a few minutes.
Posted in thread: WORST Home Brew Store experience ever! on 02-13-2014 at 05:04 PM
Try Urban Sunshine in Altamonte Springs have multiple locations but the Altamonte location
has a better selection. Helpful and friendly.