Last Activity:04-09-2009 2:16 AM
Posted in thread: Fermentation and Monosaccharide/Disaccharides on 04-09-2009 at 02:08 AM
Well, I can't attest to Sucrose adding any flavor, but I will tell you that it is most
certainly fermentable by CERTAIN strains of S.cerevisiae. In fact, in most scientific studies,
sucrose (along wit...
Posted in thread: How yeast works, a scientific study on 04-09-2009 at 01:59 AM
Wow. I really enjoy the old way of thinking in Microbiology. Should read some work on
"spontaneous generation", it's incredibly wrong.
Posted in thread: Ideas for Coopers Draught on 04-09-2009 at 01:56 AM
Hello All!Currently I have a quite experimental brew in my secondary, already high in ABV,
which is what I was going for. However, in the last few days I was given a case...yes thats
right...a case of...
Posted in thread: Just a few breweries I've been to on 04-07-2009 at 06:17 PM
If you get a chance you have to try Penn Brewing Company (aka Penn Brewery or Pennsylvania
Brewing Company). They're based out of Pittsburgh and still brew under the German Purity
Standards. They're O...
Posted in thread: Burst Muslin Bag on 04-02-2009 at 01:45 AM
Edit: were you brewing at 3am?Well no, I was at work where I brew...well....petroleum
by-products via fermentations. I had a quite lengthy break waiting for my vessels to stop
sterilizing (going from ...
Posted in thread: Burst Muslin Bag on 04-01-2009 at 06:43 AM
So other than my VERY experimental brew, I decided to brew something a bit more conventional.
Brewing a straight laced Irish Red Ale, my muslin bag somehow broke open during the boil. As a
result the ...
Posted in thread: Experimental Extract Brew on 03-31-2009 at 02:51 AM
more info, please. what yeast strain(s) are you modifing? how are you modifying? how much
volume of wort are you adding 6lbs of DME? what was OG and how much change are you seeing over
time? show us s...
Posted in thread: Experimental Extract Brew on 03-31-2009 at 01:29 AM
Hey Lads and Lassies,Thought I would throw this out there. I was looking to brew a higher
alcohol content brew. I like to feel like a cheap date, but unfortunately (or fortunately, if
you prefer) my a...
Posted in thread: question about yeast on 03-24-2009 at 12:49 PM
Yeah I'd have to agree with the other replies that it probably isn't the yeast itself. However,
keep in mind that you had a fantastic bacterial broth in that bucket. If not properly washed,
Posted in thread: Building a Thorough Sanitation Program on 03-20-2009 at 12:17 PM
I suppose I should have actually read the ingredients towards Star San....I still don't think
there is a high enough concentration of Phosphoric Acid in it to cause membrane dessication. I