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Posted in thread: If I buy liquid yeast, do I have to make a starter? on 04-20-2015 at 01:14 AM
I pressure-canned 6 or 7 pints of starter last month using some old LME from the freezer, so
I'll always have some on the shelf and ready to go. It was pretty easy to do.what about canning
LME? I have...
Posted in thread: PSA: This is why you vacuum seal your bulk hops... on 03-27-2015 at 05:55 PM
Recently I saw an article about using mason jars and a Ziploc pump, but can't find it on this
site. Does anyone remember seeing it? I believed it was a HBT thread. . . but no luck searching
Posted in thread: Black residue to my brew pot from gas burner is becoming a hassle on 03-24-2015 at 03:23 AM
Regarding the soot; I use liquid soap, rather than bar soap. Spread it on with my hands proir
to placing it on the burner--- it washes right off easily. But the real issue is the
manufacture of soot. ...
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Posted in thread: mead with habanero and cocoa on 02-17-2015 at 12:54 AM
"I was thinking about making a sweet yet hot mead. Wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions.
I was planning on using fresh habenero peppers with cocoa extract. "I'd skip the cocoa extract
and see w...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 20 Gallon Sight Glass Kettle Giveaway! on 02-02-2015 at 09:55 PM
yessiree I could put this to good use . . . .thanks to You and Spike
Posted in thread: BrewHardware.com RIMS hardware Kit and more Giveaway! on 01-08-2015 at 12:44 AM
sure-- maybe i'll start brewing electrically
Posted in thread: Munton and Fison ale yeast problem...maybe. on 12-24-2014 at 03:28 PM
[quote=ruddyscot;6582751]Common wisdom says that it's not necessary and may do more harm than
good. Rehydrating dry yeast in a sugary solution reportedly results in significant cell death
due to osmot...
Posted in thread: Munton and Fison ale yeast problem...maybe. on 12-24-2014 at 01:23 AM
[QUOTE=ArcaneXor;6581435]Making a starter with dried yeast is not a good idea. /QUOTE]Pray
tell, why not? I've been doing just that for quite some time. My yeast propagations have gone
well and I find...
Posted in thread: Great Fermentations $100 Gift Certificate giveaway! on 12-02-2014 at 03:46 PM
sure, i could really use this giftthanks