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Posted in thread: Nottinham Isn't dropping out of suspension on 09-03-2012 at 10:29 PM
I rehydrated 5 packets, i was trying to play it safe after my last reuse fail.
Posted in thread: Nottinham Isn't dropping out of suspension on 09-03-2012 at 06:01 PM
Greetings brewers! I've been a brewer for maybe 5 years now. I have been making regular large
scale batches and have worked my way up to ~25 gallon batches. I have been making very similar
Posted in thread: Which keg to use for the keggle? on 02-04-2012 at 06:53 AM
I have both styles in my brew system and both work fine.
Posted in thread: Sanke Ferm + Yeast Catcher = ??? on 02-04-2012 at 06:46 AM
You pretty much need to have a certain angle to effectively dump all your yeast. I have
fermented in sankes a plenty, I just rack off the yeast cake with auto-syphon as usual... Why
damage a good sank...
Posted in thread: Is my beer dead? (pictures) on 02-04-2012 at 06:38 AM
Ryan has some good info there, but i'd like to extenuate that the temp at which your wort is at
the time of pitching is very important. It may take a long time to hit but if you pitch too
warm it's go...
Posted in thread: Increasing temp after primary? on 12-04-2011 at 04:56 AM
The beer is good at 65F for two weeks. If i give it a couple more weeks it's even better
though. I just don't have that kind of real estate so i was hoping some more heat after the
primary might speed...
Posted in thread: Harvested yeast shelf life on 12-03-2011 at 06:25 PM
Good Info guys. +1 on making a starter on old yeast.I have used harvested yeast after weeks in
the frige and I got some poor attenuation because of it. I always make a starter of it now.
Posted in thread: Increasing temp after primary? on 12-03-2011 at 05:41 PM
I'm running a temperature controlled fermentation on a conical fermenter. I've been re-using
So4 English Ale yeast and fermenting 64-66F with little temp fluctuations for two weeks before
kegging. I w...
Posted in thread: Would like some help with AG on 12-01-2011 at 09:40 PM
Welcome to the All Grain Scene! For calculating how much water and strike temperature i use the
following page:Mash and Sparge Water Calculator ::: Brew365 - Homebrewing Recipes and
Posted in thread: Multiple Container Fermentation? on 12-01-2011 at 04:44 PM
I've split up to 20 gallons between 5 carboys on many occasions without problems. I do drain a
little in one then another and keep moving it around until they are all more or less even. Even
that is p...