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Posted in thread: Barley Crusher on 12-07-2009 at 09:20 PM
When my BC quits feeding grain through I momentarily reverse the drill instead of emptying the
hopper, this usually fixes it. I have a wobble in the shaft that can be felt when using a drill
but it st...
Posted in thread: yeast difference on 12-07-2009 at 08:19 PM
polecreek, you should not make a starter with dry yeast. Just rehydrate and pitch it. For
imperial you probably need two packages.Why no starter with dry yeast? I understand the higher
cell count than...
Posted in thread: yeast difference on 12-06-2009 at 02:19 PM
I grew up in Gunnison but have lived here for the last 20. Thanks for the heads up on the
yeast. I have a blowoff tube on it right now and it is definetly fermenting.
Posted in thread: yeast difference on 12-06-2009 at 12:41 AM
I left my s-05 yeast starter to close to the wood stove and my yeast had heat stroke. My
Imperial Stout with an o.g. of 1.098 could not wait for a new starter. I quickly kegged my
Centennial Blond and...
Posted in thread: RIMs Question on 12-03-2009 at 09:59 PM
You might consider copper. I found a 2" piece about 18" long at a scrap yard. The fittings were
the pricey part,but I think it would be cheaper than stainless and easier to work with. I have
Posted in thread: High O.G. on 10-25-2009 at 01:30 AM
My bad, I checked just know and got 1.093. This is 4 hours after pitching but its not active
yet. Now I am disappointed I was shooting for 1.123 but I got 6 gal instead of 5. Guess I will
have to sett...
Posted in thread: High O.G. on 10-25-2009 at 01:15 AM
I could be wrong which i am frequently, but the hydrometer read 1.38. I was reading it at about
80 degrees but that still would not make that big a difference. I have already pitched yeast
but I might...
Posted in thread: Sausage making forum on 10-24-2009 at 11:00 PM
A sausage forum would be awesome as I have just recently started making some.
Posted in thread: High O.G. on 10-24-2009 at 10:53 PM
Well I decided to try an extract I usually only do A.G. I used 6lbs of dry amber dme9lbs of
light dme1/2 lb of crystal1/4 lb of carapils1/4 lb of caramunich2 oz of summitt2 oz of
centennial2 oz of cas...
Posted in thread: High O.G. on 10-24-2009 at 10:41 PM
Just out of curiosity I am wondering what the highest o.g. beer members here have brewed. I
just overshot my barley wine with a o.g. of 1.380. I am hopeing my s-o5 will work. I did make a
starter but ...