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Posted in thread: Wilser BIAB vs The Brew Bag? on 02-07-2016 at 06:20 PM
I've been very happy with my wilser bags. I got the grand slam package, the hop bags, and
pulley are awesome as well. I use the hop bags for small batches for starters, and for making
cold brew coffee...
Posted in thread: 6 month old White Labs Yeast on 02-07-2016 at 06:11 PM
Woodland Brewing Research has done some studies on yeast viability over time and yeast growth
in starters. I find that these studies come to different conclusions than what is reported by
Posted in thread: 6 month old White Labs Yeast on 02-07-2016 at 07:51 AM
What I would do? 250mL starter at 1.020. Shake the living crap out of it initially, then every
once in awhile to degas. Give it 3 days. Then I would cold crash for 24 hours decant, and top
off to what...
Posted in thread: Bray's One Month Mead on 02-07-2016 at 07:46 AM
Pitched 570 into like 0.85 gallons, somewhere around 1.068 (didn't measure OG). Should end up
around 9% if it ferments out to 1.000. Added DAP and Ferm O according to double TOSNA. C02
started being p...
Posted in thread: Mash Temperature Inconsistencies and Efficiency Issues on 02-06-2016 at 10:23 PM
What calculator are you using. Please provide recipe and all measurements you took. Looks like
you're doing no sparge?If you want to calculate efficiency, you need three things. Without at
Posted in thread: Conan Conundrum on 02-06-2016 at 08:00 AM
Only time I've seen something like that was in a pressurized container. If there was an airlock
then it shouldn't have been the case.
Posted in thread: Dry Ice to Carbonate Beer? on 02-06-2016 at 07:19 AM
This threads over 3 years old...I did it last month though, worked out pretty well for some
fast force carbonating when the pipeline falls apart but I prefer sugar priming when available.
Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 02-06-2016 at 05:45 AM
I would chill them down slow, let the yeast build up Trehalose stores. Helps them weather the
proverbal coming storm. I placed them in a thermos in the freezer. Should occur slowly.
Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 02-06-2016 at 12:53 AM
Just set up 5 frozen tubes of 510, and 570. Mixed up two nights ago, and am ready to freeze
them. Is the current mindset to freeze quickly, freeze slowly, or don't worry about it?
Posted in thread: Safe Kitchen BIAB Pulley on 02-05-2016 at 10:27 PM
I use a swivel hook designed for hanging plants. The hook part is removable - just leaves an
inconspicuous flat metal disk on the ceiling.That's exactly what I've been thinking about, buy