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Posted in thread: Italian Beer Bottles on 05-24-2016 at 08:42 PM
According to a MTF Facebook post, txbrewing has these on sale for 25% off until Sunday
Posted in thread: Does a stir plate really aerate the yeast starter? on 05-15-2016 at 11:25 AM
Prior to fermentation starting, it surely does. A whirlpool funnel isn't necessary, just the
repetitive exposure of wort to the surface for exposure to the air. But keeping the yeast in
suspension is ...
Posted in thread: White Labs Yeast Vault on 05-14-2016 at 07:05 PM
On 28-Feb I put a 1.107 OG wildflower honey (from my hives) mead must directly on the slurry
which was quite loose despite cold crashing the prior beer before racking off and bottling it.
Today I bott...
Posted in thread: Cool Brewing Corny 5G & Mini Giveaway on 05-14-2016 at 11:04 AM
Posted in thread: Giving up on my local water on 05-13-2016 at 10:45 AM
the heavy water in a separate buckets for plants.Never thought of that. My garden may
appreciate that. Mine's been going down the drain to the septic. I temporarily hook my RO
system up only as neede...
Posted in thread: Good breweries & brews in or near Canton, OH? on 05-04-2016 at 03:15 AM
Hoppin' Frog is on the south side of Akron along route 224 by the old Goodyear air docks. I
used to pick up bottles there when visiting my folks in Uniontown, but they're pretty widely
Posted in thread: Hello from Hungary on 04-27-2016 at 02:08 AM
Welcome. I worked in Gyongyos from October 2013 through January 2014 and spent my weekends in
Budapest. I treated the guys at Csak a Sor (spelling?) with American IPAs I hauled over with me
to share. ...
Posted in thread: Higher than expected FG (1.041 vs 1.018) on 04-25-2016 at 11:48 PM
No need for a starter with dry yeast, just follow the instructions on the packet to hydrate it
ahead of time. Nothing fancy is needed. It decreases the shock of the yeast trying to absorb
high sugar w...
Posted in thread: Higher than expected FG (1.041 vs 1.018) on 04-25-2016 at 12:47 AM
are you checking gravity with hydrometer or refractometer?That's one of my favorite questions
to ask (because I took that wrong turn myself when starting out), but I failed to think of it
Posted in thread: Higher than expected FG (1.041 vs 1.018) on 04-24-2016 at 05:49 PM
With a similar Gravity RIS I brew annually, I pitch 2 packs of hydrated yeasts in 3 gallons
(typically a 9-10 gallon batch split 3 ways with different yeasts) and oxygenate twice. I