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Posted in thread: yeast harvest from my taps on 02-04-2014 at 06:05 PM
Thanks for the encouragement. I couldn't find any mention, but it shouldn't be all that
different than bottle dregs. Gelatin is a good suggestion but I'll try without first.Sent from
my XT907 using Ho...
Posted in thread: yeast harvest from my taps on 02-02-2014 at 02:31 PM
So I relocated and tossed all my stored yeast. I need to restock and all I have is three kegged
beers that are even better than I remembered after eight months. I am considering stepping up
Posted in thread: Bulk hops order... opinions? on 02-01-2014 at 01:15 PM
I use the jars with a little rubber tab that seals a pin hole under vacuum. The only problem is
that occasionally the temp change or moisture from freeze thaw compromises the seal. I didn't
notice a h...
Posted in thread: Bulk hops order... opinions? on 02-01-2014 at 03:34 AM
After a cross country move I'm back in the game six months later. Just ordered chinook,
crystal, ahtanum, and simco-licous from yak-valleyhops. Time to hook up my kegs and taste the
stored brews this ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch temperature setting. on 04-02-2013 at 01:31 AM
I've had great beers with wyeast Kolsch II pitching at 58 and setting at 59 or 60F. I tape the
temp probe on the bucket and put packing insulation over the top of it to try and get an honest
read on t...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe on 03-30-2013 at 09:43 PM
Hey, I just brewed a rye IPA and hop bursted with 4 oz's of Columbus leaf hops late in the boil
and a couple oz's of willamette pellets. The airlock smells awesome but I'm pissed that I
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe on 03-30-2013 at 09:36 PM
It's your mouth, but I would drop the crystal and munich a bit and then drop the ibu's by about
50. But that's just me. You might really want a punch in the face, and I like those once in a
Posted in thread: brewing my first Pilsner with first real water report on 03-23-2013 at 11:41 AM
Can't really help you, but curious about the responses. I'm planning my first bo pils Sunday
and the current plan is to just add 75% RO water. It takes my calcium way low but I think there
will be ple...
Posted in thread: Worst Part When Bottling From a Keg on 03-08-2013 at 01:43 AM
Very cool and a bit inspiring. I need to do a big boy brew to age for special occasion.
Posted in thread: Major Sanitation issue on 03-03-2013 at 11:45 AM
What do you mean by sanitize the gas line? In my thinking I want the gas lines completely dry.
I set up a new system and was spraying starsan in the gas lines as I was pressing them on the
barbs. It m...