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Posted in thread: yogurt culture on 03-17-2016 at 11:49 PM
After cooking at 180° for one hour, I cool the milk to about 110° and add the starter. I then
set the controller at 115° and ferment for about 12 hours.The whey that I drain off the
finished yogurt ma...
Posted in thread: yogurt culture on 03-06-2016 at 09:29 PM
I've tried several brands of yogurt as my starter. Dannon and Yoplait make a pretty decent
yogurt. Lately, I've been using Noosa. I can't ever seem to find it unflavored so I use the
honey flavored st...
Posted in thread: Found some wild hops on 08-31-2015 at 01:00 AM
Yup, My Mileage Varied. They weren't wet enough to cause that kind of problem.
Posted in thread: Found some wild hops on 08-31-2015 at 12:22 AM
I found some "wild" hops last fall. I'd like to know what difference it makes if I dried them
or not before putting them in the freezer.I just tossed them in the boiling wort when I used
them. I'm pre...
Posted in thread: Over Carbonated Bottle Conditioning on 08-23-2015 at 12:56 AM
Recapping over-carbed beer will work if you've prepared properly.Get the bottles of beer as
cold as you can without freezing them.Pop the cap off a bottle while jostling it around as
little as possibl...
Posted in thread: need help !!! dont have 2 airlocks... on 08-21-2014 at 03:58 AM
There is nothing magical about an airlock. You don't NEED an airlock. You are fermenting in a
carboy. Take a square piece of Saran wrap and fold it over a couple of times. Place it loosely
over the to...
Posted in thread: Can I reuse store bought bottles? on 02-15-2014 at 02:48 AM
I went to the local liquor store and bought several cases of returned bottles. I think I paid
$1.25 a case for the bottles. I had to cull out some of the bottles because they were kind of
Posted in thread: Any reason not to use 3-wire dryer cord to element? on 02-08-2014 at 05:02 PM
Stevehaun,You tried.cjgenever,Making and using a double male extension cord is just recklessly
dangerous no matter who you trust. I hope nobody follows your example.
Posted in thread: Pickle Beer? on 01-12-2014 at 05:47 PM
make sure to boil it outside though!Why would that be necessary?
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-06-2014 at 11:10 PM