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  • Posted in thread: Forgot to pull Wyeast out of Fridge on 03-01-2015 at 04:45 PM
    If you smack it and get it to pitching temp, you will be fine, if you planned to pitch without
    making a starter.When the pack swells, all that does is confirm there are viable yeast in the

  • Posted in thread: My FIRST Hefeweizen. Supply List and Tips? on 01-30-2015 at 02:13 PM
    If you use the Wyeast 3068, use a blow-off tube, and make sure you have adequate headspace in
    the fermenter, o/w it can get messy!

  • Posted in thread: Strange carbonation/gushing bottles? on 01-16-2015 at 02:14 PM
    I have had bottles turn into gushers after 8-10 weeks or more in the bottle. They are fine for
    the first month or two, with no off flavors or foaming, then when I grab a bottle to see what
    an extra mo...

  • Posted in thread: Hello from Sioux Falls, SD on 11-27-2014 at 02:20 PM
    You have a nice LHBS (Taylors) that is pretty well stocked. Brew on!:rockin:

  • Posted in thread: 1st BIAB in Progress...More Sediment than Expected... on 11-18-2014 at 01:47 AM
    236656Nice touch with the Ultra in the background:mug:

  • Posted in thread: Carboy caps on 10-01-2014 at 02:19 PM
    Zip ties work, too.

  • Posted in thread: Head space issue on 09-21-2014 at 12:34 AM
    This batch will be my first foray into the world of kegging, so having the gallon to bottle
    allows me to take some back for a hunting trip this fall. A silver lining to the fire drill
    this afternoon.

  • Posted in thread: Head space issue on 09-21-2014 at 12:22 AM
    I brewed a Hefeweissen today, and overshot my final volume, so after pitching my starter
    (Wyeast 3068), I had over 6 gallons in my Big Mouth Bubbler. My prior experiences with this
    yeast (~12 batches)...

  • Posted in thread: Activate yeast pack or not? on 09-20-2014 at 05:15 PM
    I want to underpitch the yeast. Ideally I would like to the yeast have a 4 day lag, and let the
    bugs have some time to build their colonies before the yeast starts to produce alcohol. The use
    of an ol...

  • Posted in thread: Activate yeast pack or not? on 09-19-2014 at 11:13 PM
    Depending on how old the pack is & the O.G. of your beer, you could be severely underpitching.
    A starter would fix that, but you are on a pretty tight timeline.If you decide to go ahead
    without a star...


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