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Posted in thread: Yeast Brick on 04-06-2014 at 03:07 PM
fearwig, do you use the method that was discussed here a few months ago? Where you put aside
some clean yeast and build it up from a previous batch before pitching. Simie
Posted in thread: Yeast Brick on 04-06-2014 at 02:41 PM
Siciliano's Market in Grand Rapids has them. 500 gms for about $60.00www.sicilianosmkt.com They
do mail order.Simie
Posted in thread: Yeast Brick on 04-05-2014 at 09:48 PM
Greetings Brewers:Has anyone ever bought and used a brick of yeast. I can buy a brick of say
fermentis US-05 much cheaper than a box of the same yeast in 28 packs. We primarily brew IPA's
and pale ale...
Posted in thread: Missed OG - Is that bad? on 01-23-2014 at 09:32 PM
I've used BeerSmith for 3.5 years and it's usually spot on. If you're new to the program make
sure your efficiency is set right. A good place to start is around 65, and if you copied one of
the BS rec...
Posted in thread: no hop aroma on 01-23-2014 at 09:18 PM
Brewers: Thank you all for taking the time to respond. This was a 2013 harvest from hop union.
Must just be an anomoly. We'll brew it again without beating it so much. We've in the past
Posted in thread: no hop aroma on 01-21-2014 at 08:00 PM
This is strange: We've been brewing five years and have never encounter this.After more than a
usual mash (a fine amarillo pale ale), sparge, and vigorous boil we cooled the wort to 68
degrees, then w...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-08-2014 at 08:01 PM
That sure would look good in my brewery, and not to mention; it would get a lot of use..Simie
Posted in thread: keg disappointment on 05-04-2013 at 10:55 AM
Also, I bought one of those carboy cleaning wands..Works awesome in the keg too. a few seconds
with the cleaning solution and they're ready for sanitizer and a good batch of homebrew to
Posted in thread: Low rye character on 04-15-2013 at 09:36 PM
Oopsie, 20% Rye, just checked...
Posted in thread: Low rye character on 04-09-2013 at 11:52 PM
I just did a clone of Red's Rye that came out pretty darn good. The recipe called for 30% rye
and I'm thinking???? It came out great. The only thing I would different would be to add some
more hops at...