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Posted in thread: erlenmeyer flask on 09-12-2011 at 04:49 PM
An erlenmeyer flask describes the shape of the flask, not the material it is made of. The lab
grade flasks made of pyrex or some other equivalent can be directly heated (flame or elec)
without risk of...
Posted in thread: Yeast starters on 12-21-2010 at 05:23 PM
From the Wyeast website...4. Does the cell count increase when the package is activated?The
cell count does not increase significantly when the package is activated.. The smack-pack is
not designed to...
Posted in thread: Yeast starters on 12-21-2010 at 12:37 AM
Read the directions on the pack... I believe that it should be around 4 hours
Posted in thread: alpha acids on 10-14-2010 at 09:04 PM
From what I understand...Weight x %AA = Weight x %AAIn your case that would be:Weight X 6.5%AA
= Weight x 10.4%AAThis essentially boils down to 6.5/10.4=0.625 or 5/8 of the called for
weight.If the re...
Posted in thread: Re-use twist off caps? on 10-14-2010 at 05:03 PM
No offence, but if your concerned with recycling used bottle caps then I can't imangine what
kind of anguish you must be under going through your daily activities. I'm all about recycling
and being 'g...
Posted in thread: Old LME on 10-13-2010 at 11:35 PM
No problem with that. I've used LME that was covered with a thick layer of mold.You scraped off
the mold first.... right?
Posted in thread: Re-use twist off caps? on 10-13-2010 at 10:43 PM
The best way to obtain bottles when first starting out is to buy the beer with the pop offs.
The cheapest is probably sam adams, but it wouldn't hurt to get some good craft beers and
understand the di...
Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 10-13-2010 at 09:20 PM
It may be true that CO2 is roughly 1.5x the density of air (wikipedia), but it does diffuse
from high concentration to low concentration. Therefore the oxygen in the air (20%/V)will get
to the beer. H...
Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 10-13-2010 at 02:18 PM
what is that?
Posted in thread: Cold crash, air lock sucking on 10-13-2010 at 01:45 PM
So I'm not understanding the whole suck-up tube idea. I understand how it works, but when you
pull the tube out of the container to let the water out, the same volume of air enters the tube