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  • Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 09-29-2010 at 08:48 PM
    I just racked 3 beers to kegs and each had been in the primary for 5 weeks. The beers are very
    clear compared to similar beers I fermented in primaries for less time. I have not tasted these
    yet, but ...

  • Posted in thread: Good German lager yeast to culture? on 09-29-2010 at 07:55 PM
    ...might be a tall order since most commerical beers sold in bottles are either filtered or
    pasturized or both; right?

  • Posted in thread: New bad lot of Nottingham yeast ??? on 09-29-2010 at 02:35 PM
    It is sad that the company is not taking appropriate action to address customer issues,
    especially after it had an earlier recall of a different lot number last year.

  • Posted in thread: New bad lot of Nottingham yeast ??? on 09-28-2010 at 07:12 PM
    Anyone know how long it took for the manuacturor to recall the last bad batch of Notty?Was this
    only after brewers complained and the local brew stores sent their inventory back for analysis
    by the co...

  • Posted in thread: Question about using apples on 09-27-2010 at 08:40 PM
    sugar from your fruit should turn to alcohal and C02 so as long as this fully ferments it
    should not be overly sweet. Cinnamin, especilally dried is strong as hell and should be used
    sparingly, if at ...

  • Posted in thread: Careers in Brewing on 09-27-2010 at 08:35 PM
    It is OK, I live in NY and the state and local taxes here are higher than California. I've been
    a CPA in public practice for 30 years, and I have made a good living and will likely retire 10
    years ear...

  • Posted in thread: Need Help Simplifying Kegging on 09-27-2010 at 08:18 PM
    I store "empty" kegs with a full load of sanitizer water and I pressurize the keg and shoot
    some out the vent using a keg tap.... They can sit around a long time but they are ready to go
    when the need...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning guidelines for primary sitting? on 09-27-2010 at 05:20 PM
    The last few batches I have made I kept the beer in the primary for 5 or 6 weeks sitting on the
    yeast cake and these were then racked to kegs and conditioned for a few more weeks before
    drunk.These we...

  • Posted in thread: Activated liquid yeast storage? on 09-27-2010 at 02:53 PM
    I was planning to brew this past Saturday, so I smacked a liquid pack of yeast on Thursday but
    I did not brew and the yeast is now fully activated - today on Monday.Unfortuntly, my brewing
    plans have ...

  • Posted in thread: New bad lot of Nottingham yeast ??? on 09-23-2010 at 08:02 PM
    I always have a back-up plan for yeast.... never hurts to have some inventory availible....
    S-04 and S-05 have been rock solid for me so far....I have 6 packs of Notty and have never used
    it. I was ho...