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Posted in thread: Extract kit yeast myths dispelled on 08-21-2014 at 02:42 PM
"Myth" 2. This has to be up for debate. Yes, your dried yeast pitched had activity after 20
hours. So what was your OG? What was the yeast? What were the yeast's properties (i.e.: alcohol
Posted in thread: Extract kit yeast myths dispelled on 08-21-2014 at 02:29 PM
Of the Cooper's kits I've done:LagerCanadian BlondeMexcian Cervesa (sp?)English BitterDark
AleStoutthey've all came with the same yeast.No, they actually do not.Look on the back side of
the yeast pack...
Posted in thread: Extract kit yeast myths dispelled on 08-21-2014 at 11:56 AM
Myth: kit yeasts are crap, all of them are the same strain, and you should change to a proper
yeast if you want a good beer.Fact: Cooper's sources the various strains of ale and lager yeast
that is in...
Posted in thread: 3.5 gallon boils on electric stovetop on 08-21-2014 at 09:46 AM
If you have a gas stovetop, then it shouldn't be a problem.If you've got an electric, then you
wait and wait and wait; get yourself a cheap, fast water boiler like this one to greatly speed
up the pro...
Posted in thread: what beer can i brew that will leave a yeast cake good enough to ferment a RIS on 08-21-2014 at 03:05 AM
Thank you for your response.The recipe asks for an english yeast, i am assuming because of the
residual sweetness. will us-05 have a similar flavor profile, or is there a english dry yeast
that will b...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee on 08-21-2014 at 02:26 AM
I really like this daiquiri idea. I'm so used to using 100% juice in winemaking so as not to
introduce any preservatives that might hurt the yeast, but after fermentation has stopped it
Posted in thread: what beer can i brew that will leave a yeast cake good enough to ferment a RIS on 08-21-2014 at 02:20 AM
Posted in thread: One food you have never had... but are curious on 08-21-2014 at 02:14 AM
I realise that I'm probably in the minorit here, but I've never tried cow tongue. I mean, how
would you make it, grill it with some bullseye sauce?
Posted in thread: What is/was your favorite extract kit and from who ? on 08-21-2014 at 01:42 AM
I said the same thing when my wife & I were looking into home brewing & watched Craig's videos
back in December 2010. I do everything from kit-n-kilo to pb/pm biab now. I've made a lot of
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 08-21-2014 at 01:23 AM
I really wanted the sausage to turn out very white, but it was only light colored. Not sure how
to make it paper white.Then you need to use milk-fed veal that's less than 12 weeks old.