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Posted in thread: Does vigorous shaking hurt yeast cells? on 10-24-2016 at 07:12 PM
Can't see how it would. They're pretty sturdy and the liquid medium should cushion them from
Posted in thread: Strawberry wine experiment on 10-24-2016 at 05:04 PM
Look like fermentation to me. Careful, it looks like it's going to blow the lid off.
Posted in thread: Fermentor blow out on 10-24-2016 at 05:00 PM
Clean up the blow-off, remove the lid, use a sanitized large spoon to to-crop some of the scuz
and replace the lid. Should be fine.
Posted in thread: 2nd attempt at sour (need guidance & advice) on 10-24-2016 at 04:58 PM
What temp are you letting the bugs do work at? Those lactic cultures work really well up into
the 100+ F range and should sour in days, not months. If you're looking for a more complex
Posted in thread: Is cider less prone to oxidation than beer? on 10-24-2016 at 04:49 PM
Cider will also oxidize as beer does. Best way to avoid in this situation is either to use a
keg purged with CO2 and/or second option add essences to another sanitized container and syphon
the cider i...
Posted in thread: Tart Cherry Concentrate on 10-24-2016 at 04:45 PM
I've used this before with some success, however, you will be able to tell it's concentrate and
no fresh/frozen fruit. Use the first bottle, taste a few days later then add more if you want
Posted in thread: Has anyone used this false bottom? on 10-24-2016 at 04:41 PM
I have used it for about 12 years in a 10 gal rubbermaid round cooler. I use rice hulls so it
doesn't get stuck on the recirc as I pump, but as long as the grain bed is loose enough it
works well and ...
Posted in thread: Is there an Extract equivalent? on 10-24-2016 at 04:40 PM
You can use extra light DME or LME for the 2-row and do a mini-mash with the other grains in a
grain bag at 148-154 F. Wheat malt has to be mashed. You can use a wheat extract, but that is
Posted in thread: Coffee grounds or cold pressed coffee in BYO founders breakfast stout recipe? on 10-24-2016 at 04:37 PM
On the AHA site is the KBS version and they have the kona cold steeped in 1 cup of water
overnight before adding to the fementer. I did this and the coffee is subtle.
Posted in thread: weak fresh pressed apple juice on 10-24-2016 at 11:55 AM
Not sure how much tannin to add. I only have avid strips and they are not great. Looks to be
between ph4-5. Any pointers? Just pitches yeast as its been 48 since campden. Added 1/2tsp
tannin. 1.054 wi...