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  • Posted in thread: Washed yeast shelf life and Dry hopped washing on 02-26-2013 at 06:06 PM
    What will freezing washed yeast jars do? I have several washed yeast jars, all dated, most
    under 2 months old.I know there are a few I won't be using soon. If I freeze them, will the
    yeast last longer...

  • Posted in thread: Megapot Dead Space Under False Bottom on 02-25-2013 at 11:19 PM
    I have the same pot, so I know exactly what you're talking about.Within reason, it doesn't
    matter much, since the water/grist ratio isn't really that critical. But you're right that if
    you go too thic...

  • Posted in thread: first original ipa recipe on 02-25-2013 at 11:09 PM
    1) I don't think you're adding enough hops.2) I don't think you're adding enough malt. Which is
    not to say you won't end up with a tasty beer. However, entering your recipe (revised) into
    Beer Alchemy...

  • Posted in thread: Simple Rules for Drinking My Homebrew on 01-24-2013 at 06:01 PM
    If people don't like my beer, I look at what they choose to drink instead. If it's Michelob
    Ultra or shots of Jaeger, I'm not offended. So far the correlation between people who like good
    craft beer a...

  • Posted in thread: Wormaeter, free,quick,effective, wort aerator! on 01-24-2013 at 05:46 PM
    I don't understand why people are always trying to build a better mousetrap for wort aeration.
    Unless you are using bottled O2, you are never going to get more than 8ppm oxygen into your
    wort. You can...

  • Posted in thread: Re-conditioning beer on 01-24-2013 at 05:42 PM
    Some big beers may wear out the yeast a bit, in which case you can add some champagne yeast
    when bottling to help ensure proper carbonation. It doesn't take much, and it's easiest to add
    at the time o...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts and questions after first BIAB on 01-17-2013 at 10:30 PM
    I've done protein rests on most of my batches, and while this seems to help with clarity, it
    doesn't seem to improve hop utilization.

  • Posted in thread: Hello, world on 01-15-2013 at 10:30 PM
    Longtime lurker, occasional poster on the BN forum. Finally decided to post in response to an
    interesting thread on BIAB, since that's the method I've been using. In the process of moving
    to a mash/la...

  • Posted in thread: Thoughts and questions after first BIAB on 01-15-2013 at 10:28 PM
    I've brewed 19 batches using BIAB so far. My experience has been that wort is cloudier than
    that resulting from a traditional lauter process. Clarity is never an issue in the finished
    beer provided I ...