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Posted in thread: Would You Use This Old Yeast? on 08-24-2016 at 08:06 PM
Use it. Just decant the liquid on top. That's what I do and haven't had any ill effects.What do
you think, starter or no starter? I'm thinking a small one to get the yeast going. Then again,
how much ...
Posted in thread: Would You Use This Old Yeast? on 08-24-2016 at 08:00 PM
On 7/1012016 I kegged a batch of my Sessionable Pale Ale, and I filled up 2, 24 ounce glass
mugs with the yeast/slurry at the bottom of each carboy. Both of the glass mugs were properly
sanitized in S...
Posted in thread: American hefeweizen yeast in IPA on 06-19-2016 at 03:30 PM
I'm also anxious to hear what you think of it. Great idea.
Posted in thread: What size batches do you brew? on 06-19-2016 at 03:22 PM
95% of the time, I do 11.50 gallon batches. The other 5% of the time, it a 22.00 gallon brew
Posted in thread: Change That Oxygenation Stone!!! on 06-06-2016 at 11:50 PM
I dip the stone in Star Sans, and rinse with hot water after each use. With this new one
though, I would like to take better care of it
Posted in thread: This starter doesn't look right to me on 06-06-2016 at 01:25 AM
Don't worry about the color, just the activity.
Posted in thread: Change That Oxygenation Stone!!! on 06-06-2016 at 01:21 AM
So, last time I brewed, I was wondering why my 10 plus year old stone wasn't giving off the
oxygen. No bubbles. It has been slowly dying. Anywho, I ordered another one, and this evening,
it was like a...
Posted in thread: Giga Yeast Gy054 on 05-17-2016 at 08:18 PM
So far, this yeast has been acting very "Big Starter" like. Long story short, I had to cold
crash both of my 2 liter starters due to my brew day being pushed out 5 days. I warmed both
starters up abou...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer Readings on 05-15-2016 at 09:39 PM
All 3 of those pics qualify as Beer Porn in my book. Lookin' Great!!!
Posted in thread: Giga Yeast Gy054 on 05-15-2016 at 08:48 PM
I just pitched this yeast for my first time about an hour ago. I made a 2 liter starter with
200 grams of XLDME for each packet of yeast. I am going to start the fermentation out at 63
degrees for a c...