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Posted in thread: Natural yeast nutrient on 06-10-2014 at 12:23 PM
I have been working on this too. I have easy access to powdered yeast nutrient but I wanted to
see what household/food items I could add to help yeast convert basic table sugar (also
Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 05-23-2014 at 01:55 PM
oil is not water soluable, so no, the oil will not mix with the wort but when you consider the
extremely small quantities required, who cares?
Posted in thread: Nutritional Yeast on 05-23-2014 at 12:53 PM
Bakers yeasts are isolated strains of brewers yeast. A better analogy would be to ask if you
would eat feed corn instead of sweet corn.
Posted in thread: Nutritional Yeast on 05-23-2014 at 12:48 PM
Nutritional yeast by definition is dead yeast. It will not ferment anything, although it could
provide food for viable yeast!
Posted in thread: Jacking Kilju on 10-19-2011 at 12:10 AM
well....technically jacking is a form of distillation. Also called "fractional freezing" its
hardly a big deal because all you are doing is removing a fraction of the water in your
fermented beverage ...
Posted in thread: rice and amylase on 10-07-2011 at 10:03 AM
oh, and as far as yeast and other additions: I figured a dry wine yeast would be appropriate,
maybe champagne yeast, which is what I use for ciders and fruit wines (and I have a lot of it
Posted in thread: rice and amylase on 10-07-2011 at 09:58 AM
Thanks to all for the input. I'm trying to avoid using minute rice or flaked rice, mostly due
to the pretension that I could use a non processed whole food product to create a fermentable.
I hadn't th...
Posted in thread: Mini Keg - Edgestar ? Anyone used this??? on 10-02-2011 at 07:44 PM
it was working (that is to say when I put in a fresh co2 cartridge) it seemed pretty cool. It
does a good job of keeping the beer chilled with minimal energy, provided you chill the mini
keg in a fr...
Posted in thread: Mini Keg - Edgestar ? Anyone used this??? on 10-02-2011 at 07:39 PM
I ended up getting an Avanti Mini pub instead, because supposedly it was all set up to do what
I needed without a conversion kit. The problem is that the CO2 cartridges just aren't enough to
Posted in thread: 2 row ONLY recipe. on 10-02-2011 at 07:29 PM
"not to derail... but I've been thinking of a sweet potato beer. Care to share your recipe or
how it turned out?"sorry, I got distracted and never returned to this thread. I have to say the