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Posted in thread: Cooper's Ale Yeast is misunderstood and can make a great beer on 12-29-2013 at 05:01 PM
I know Cooper's Ale Yeast has a pretty terrible reputation, and I just wanted to report my own
experience. Last year, I received a Cooper's Stout extract kit as a gift. The kit was fresh and
Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 12-17-2013 at 02:34 AM
Any updates?The yeast escaped containment. No signs of survivors. The yeast have taken over the
Posted in thread: Has anyone used Beano with success? on 11-08-2013 at 10:03 PM
I used Beano and amylase powder while cereal mashing oatmeal. The amylase ate the starch, and
the Beano cut down the big sugars. It was extract, so I had no barley enzymes. It turned out
real well. Ef...
Posted in thread: Can a blowoff go above the fermenter? Or: What good is my lagerator's freezer? on 04-27-2013 at 07:40 PM
Yeah, that's a good point. I was wondering if a check valve could prevent that?
Posted in thread: Can a blowoff go above the fermenter? Or: What good is my lagerator's freezer? on 04-27-2013 at 07:13 PM
Long story short: Bought a nice used fridge, old fridge got cleaned up and is heading to
retirement as a lagerator.This particular fridge has a freezer on top with a separate door and
Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 04-21-2013 at 07:32 PM
I can't anyone who sells ProMalic on a homebrew scale, but you can get schizosaccaromyces pombe
from scientific supply companies. I wonder how close we could get to homemade ProMalic. The
cider maker ...
Posted in thread: Beer Connoisseur article on traditional Lithuanian brewing. No-boil + hop tea? on 03-19-2013 at 03:21 PM
Thank you, marsav. This is more than I could have hoped for.
Posted in thread: Does this water report look weird? on 03-19-2013 at 03:16 PM
Thanks for the info, everyone! I've barely scratched the surface of water chemistry, so I
wasn't sure what to make of this.
Posted in thread: Does this water report look weird? on 03-06-2013 at 12:54 AM
From Ward Labs:pH 7.3Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 179Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm
0.30Cations / Anions, me/L 2.7/2.8 ppmSodium, Na 7Potassium, K 2Calcium, Ca 37Magnesium, Mg
Posted in thread: Using lipase in beer? on 02-03-2013 at 03:26 PM
So homebrewers like to throw in neat little adjuncts, like nuts or baked goods or coconut, that
are unfortunately filled with fat, leading to some kind of rancidity. Since lipase is readily