Last Activity:11-02-2013 11:33 AM
Posted in thread: Trub vs Yeast on 01-22-2013 at 04:10 AM
I posted a picture in my original post. Mostly I'm worried about excess trub since I didn't
leave it in the kettle.
Posted in thread: Trub vs Yeast on 01-22-2013 at 01:07 AM
I forgot to post a picture. I'll get it posted later tonight after I get home.
Posted in thread: Trub vs Yeast on 01-21-2013 at 11:14 PM
I attempted washing yeast for the first time yesterday and I followed the yeast washing
illustrated instructions. It seems to have worked well. I left a lot of trub in the large jar
that I used. After...
Posted in thread: High Gravity Lager on 05-19-2011 at 05:41 PM
I'm brewing a 1.095 lager this weekend with WLP802. I have two, 2 liter starters each on their
own stirplate with a vial of WLP802 in each flask. This should create close to enough yeast for
Posted in thread: Berliner Weiss on 12-06-2010 at 03:17 PM
Background on the beer: I brewed a Berliner Weiss with fresh fruit that was frozen and pureed.
It was a no boil and chilled down to ~90 degrees. I then infected it with fresh grain in order
Posted in thread: Help!! Why does my starter look like this on 05-24-2010 at 05:16 AM
Foil is safe since the nastys cannot crawl up so it doesn't hurt to use it unless you have flys
around the house. Also, from my experience, when I make yeast with a stir plate and an airlock
the beer ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1214 on 04-02-2010 at 08:40 PM
I wouldn't use champagne yeast since it could potentially ferment more sugars that your beer
yeast didn't take care of. I would use a high gravity beer yeast.
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer Flask Cracked on 03-28-2010 at 04:40 PM
It was my roommate's turn to brew today and he was too hung over to brew so we just dumped it.
The starter did taste fine, but we decided not to risk it.
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer Flask Cracked on 03-28-2010 at 01:49 AM
Today, I found a large crack on my Erlenmeyer flask. I made the starter that is currently in it
4 days ago and placed it in the fridge the this morning. I decanted some of the starter and it
Posted in thread: autoclave white labs tubes on 03-23-2010 at 02:04 AM
I don't know how hot your autoclave will be but seals on the caps of my tubes melted when i