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Posted in thread: Cooling Your Wort Questions on 12-21-2010 at 05:35 AM
I do a full-boil all-grain, but I boil my top-off water beforehand and let it sit, either in
the freezer in summertime, or like now, when it's 25 degrees outside, I just let it sit in the
cold where I...
Posted in thread: 6 days later, the beer didn't ferment on 12-21-2010 at 05:24 AM
I tried stirring it up tonight with my sanitized spoon, just to see if I get any airlock
activity by tomorrow. If not, I'm planning on buying some yeast. Sigh.
Posted in thread: 6 days later, the beer didn't ferment on 12-21-2010 at 01:46 AM
Yeah I don't think it's infected. I don't know if the starter fermented normally, I got lazy
and didn't take a hydrometer reading of the beer in the starter. But my beer smells normal
right now. I als...
Posted in thread: 6 days later, the beer didn't ferment on 12-21-2010 at 01:31 AM
So, I looked through all the FAQs and wiki, and while there's tons of info on relaxing, taking
hydrometer readings, generally dealing with no bubbles in your airlock, there's not much on
what to do af...
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-09-2010 at 01:07 AM
City Profile Username: rockoutoriginal, eh?
Posted in thread: I washed some yeast in March - still good? on 12-08-2010 at 07:32 AM
I'm guess I'm gonna just go for it and pitch as I usually would. It doesn't smell like, to
borrow a phrase from Revvy, "week old gorilla poop in a diaper left on the side of the road in
the heat of su...
Posted in thread: I washed some yeast in March - still good? on 12-07-2010 at 11:55 PM
I ended up with 4 Mason jars of California Ale yeast from White Labs that I washed from one of
my primaries. I've used 3 of them with no problems, great beers. Today I made a starter for my
next IPA a...
Posted in thread: My mash temp is too low, will this kill me? on 09-11-2010 at 02:35 PM
Good point. Two analog thermometers are better than one.
Posted in thread: My mash temp is too low, will this kill me? on 09-11-2010 at 02:12 PM
I still have my other problem, though - when measuring the temp of my sparge water my
electronic thermometer says 178 and my old-school one says 165. Which one are you more likely
to trust? They've al...