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Posted in thread: Using yeast......for bread? on 03-08-2011 at 02:19 AM
Well, its sounds like your yeast was dead maybe.To answer your question, I usually make a
starter with a cup or two of warm water and mix in some table sugar until dissolved (about a
tablespoon or two...
Posted in thread: Using yeast......for bread? on 03-07-2011 at 10:23 PM
I make bread all the time with beer yeast. Maybe you didnt us enough? McGarnigle is right it
just takes a little longer to rise that is all. I dont make a stater with milk for them
though?What do you ...
Posted in thread: Using yeast......for bread? on 03-07-2011 at 10:00 PM
I have some Nottingham yeast that I washed from my Fat Tire clone. I had the idea of using
washed beer yeast to make bread. I've made beer bread before, but beer yeast....? Thought it
would be a fun l...
Posted in thread: Other hobbies besides brewing? on 03-04-2011 at 03:07 PM
I am a dynamic figure, often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel
train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention. I
Posted in thread: yeast starter on 02-25-2011 at 05:26 PM
3. Learn how to wash yeastI have a question. Last night, for the first time, I decided to wash
and keep some Nottingham yeast. I think did a pretty good job and it's sleeping nicely in my
fridge as I ...
Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 02-25-2011 at 01:39 AM
If I get "too many" I would do it, but based on what I've seen so far, I doubt there's going to
be many left. In fact, local folks are coming out of the woodwork here, interested in these
units. I'm a...
Posted in thread: TAP-A-DRAFT: first impression... on 02-23-2011 at 10:59 PM
You betcha. I've actually got a friend that's knows a distributor who gets the out-dated beer
back. He's managed to get me a few expired and a few empties (but the CO2 is intact on all) for
$6 and $2,...
Posted in thread: Fat Tire clone on 02-23-2011 at 02:17 AM
Hmm....I don't know if having only 3 gallons of water is your problem though. I only boil 2.5
gallons of water when I do all my extracts. After adding my extract I'm around 3 gallons. By
the end of th...
Posted in thread: Fat Tire clone on 02-22-2011 at 08:30 PM
I hate to make you white a novel on the forum, but what went wrong?I brewed this 3 weeks ago
(mini mash) and it went really good. Just thought I would ask what you had problems with.
Posted in thread: Is 8-9 months in the bottle too long? on 02-22-2011 at 08:24 PM
If your going to leave you're beer for a long period of time I would suggest getting some
oxygen absorbing caps. I used them once for a beer that sat for quite a while. Beer still
tasted fine so I'm a...