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Posted in thread: Sparging and Draining Times on 11-30-2012 at 05:22 PM
In batch sparging, it's the stirring that "knocks" the sugars into the water, and it can be
done extremely quickly, as fast as your ballvalve will allow.With batch sparging, do you stir
the grains aft...
Posted in thread: how long should i let my starter go on 12-09-2010 at 01:23 AM
I've done starters for lots of ales and have always let it go for 2 days, sometimes 1 if I
forget or don't get to it. I usually make smaller starters (around 1 qt) and don't decant so if
you want to b...
Posted in thread: Online Ordering of yeast during winter months on 12-09-2010 at 01:19 AM
I typically order yeast online in the spring and fall and buy at the LHBS during winter and
summer. Never had a problem with this, and maybe I can order safely in the winter - just have
Posted in thread: Diacetyl Rest with WLP810 San Francisco Lager on 12-09-2010 at 12:51 AM
OK thanks for the advice - I'll do the D rest before racking to the secondaries for lagering.
Posted in thread: Diacetyl Rest with WLP810 San Francisco Lager on 12-08-2010 at 04:06 PM
Hello,I'm fermenting my first lager and wanted to know if anyone who has used WLP810 San
Francisco Lager yeast has needed to perform a diacetyl rest with this strain, seeing as it has
a recommended fe...
Posted in thread: Best way to post a Brutus build? on 08-17-2010 at 01:11 AM
Definitely show us your build so far. As for the format, whatever works for you. This forum has
the gallery feature built in, so I thought that was the best and most convenient method - I
just posted ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Scottish Ale yeast, hardly any krausen on 08-17-2010 at 12:52 AM
I brewed a Scottish Ale two weeks ago and used White Labs WLP028. There was noticeably less
krausen then I had ever had before with other strains - I used a 1L starter with an O.G. of
1.052. It still ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter on 08-17-2010 at 12:44 AM
Yep, just like Bensiff said that's fine to keep it in the fridge. I have done so once or twice
and still achieved the desired attenuation and quick start to fermentation.
Posted in thread: Beginner 10 Gallon All Grain System on 05-28-2010 at 04:02 PM
This has been sold
Posted in thread: Beginner 10 Gallon All Grain System on 05-25-2010 at 11:08 PM
Just PMed you back..