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  • Posted in thread: Buddy allergic to brewer's yeast!! on 05-18-2011 at 05:45 PM
    Is it only brewer's yeast, or any yeast? I have had some success with Bread Yeast, both for
    Mead as well as Beer. Just make sure it is something English or similar that the yeast
    character isn't as im...

  • Posted in thread: Starter for a Belgian Ale: My First One on 05-13-2011 at 09:09 PM
    Look for juice bottles, etc. that have an opening the same diameter as your bung.I have found
    that the stopper from my 5gal carboy fits perfectly into the top of a growler :rockin:

  • Posted in thread: fruit in honey self ferment?? on 05-13-2011 at 09:04 PM
    Interesting... What form was the pineapple, fresh or canned? And could it have had any skin
    left on it? How does it smell? If it doesn't smell foul and there isn't any visible spoilage
    then I would pr...

  • Posted in thread: Any good reading on yeast science? I have questions on 05-13-2011 at 08:43 PM
    New brewer only slightly less new baker. Anyone use the same strain for both? How do I look
    into keeping my yeastI have never heard of anybody using a beer specific strain of yeast for
    baking but it w...

  • Posted in thread: so kolsch yeast... on 05-12-2011 at 10:55 PM
    On the other hand, I have an ESB fermenting at the moment using White Labs Burton Ale Yeast and
    it smells really bad, full of swamp gas. It is at 64 degrees at the moment.The Burton strain is
    known to...

  • Posted in thread: Any good reading on yeast science? I have questions on 05-12-2011 at 10:28 PM
    Lots of homebrewers use a custom strain for all of their beers. Sometimes it's just a mixure of
    a few current strains, and sometimes they culture it themselves by letting a petri dish sit out
    for a fe...

  • Posted in thread: Wine Yeasts Reveal Prehistoric Microbial World -- Science Daily on 05-12-2011 at 10:08 PM
    Pretty cool... this one is pretty neat too. Apparently the antibiotic tetracycline was present
    in ancient brews due to bacteria in soil the grains were grown in.

  • Posted in thread: #1 Beer City in America... on 05-07-2011 at 05:18 PM
    I am gonna have to say Fort Collins, CO... New Belgium and Odell's plus FoCo brewery, Phunkworx
    and Equinox. All within a couple square miles.

  • Posted in thread: BrewShoes and other Beer Day Rituals on 05-03-2011 at 08:37 PM
    One of my buddies would always turn on Widespread Panic or Grateful Dead on Pandora for the
    brew session. Besides drinking homebrew the whole day he had a ritual of partaking in a cousin
    of hops at ev...

  • Posted in thread: Just got to ask about Infections on 04-29-2011 at 11:57 PM
    I have a brother who bottles and he has had a batch of a red ale that got infected. When we
    opened up some of the bottles, they fountained until literally half the beer had blown out of
    the bottles. T...