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Posted in thread: Wyeast activator storage on 05-02-2016 at 07:43 PM
The inner bag is supposed to just be the nutrients that get the yeast going, so you could
probably just split the yeast in the liquid medium and add your own nutrients later.Seems like
a lot of work t...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer question on 05-02-2016 at 07:34 PM
I agree with the concerns raised by the previous response. You can theoretically sanitize it,
but the risk of contamination will be high every time you retrieve it, and your readings won't
be very acc...
Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 05-02-2016 at 07:28 PM
5 gallons of session IPA, waiting for dry hops and an empty keg.
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Posted in thread: The Brew Stand Incredible Giveaway on 06-15-2014 at 03:45 PM
count me in!
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 04:08 PM
I'm in! Good luck all!
Posted in thread: World's Biggest Yeast Starter on 11-16-2013 at 03:08 AM
Seems like if you under hop the target 1.080 wort you should be golden.The only thing that I
wonder about is the ratio of "starter" to final wort volumes being 1:2. I wonder if you'd get
the same kind...
Posted in thread: Sparging? on 11-16-2013 at 12:55 AM
Commercial wineries refer to gas purging of bottles as "sparging" also.doctorcosmonaut - I see
that a lot of your questions seem more relevant to brewing on a professional scale. Just a
Posted in thread: Milk stout question on 11-15-2013 at 10:38 PM
The lactose adds unfermentable sugar, but you should have added it in the boil before you took
your OG. So the amount of sugar points from lactose at the beginning of fermentation is the
same as the a...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale w/maple syrup on 11-15-2013 at 10:19 PM
If you rack to secondary at all (and many people here, myself included, don't except under
certain circumstances) you should never rack while fermentation is still going on.A gravity
reading would tel...