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Posted in thread: New yeast obsession... on 01-25-2015 at 05:21 PM
Start slanting. That's how you get your yeast bank in a small fridge footprint.
Posted in thread: Brewing for wedding! on 01-08-2015 at 01:50 PM
Brew something that you've brewed successfully before. A wedding is not the place for
experiments. I've had my best friend tell me which one of my brews was his favorite and served
that at the wedding...
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 12-18-2014 at 01:17 PM
Stone's Crime, and Punishment.I tried to warn people.....I could image this being nice when
served in shot glasses. But...champagne bottles? Who's going to drink all of that in one
Posted in thread: The Temp At Which We Pitch | exBEERiment Results! on 12-15-2014 at 09:18 PM
Well, that'll make brewing ales somewhat easier for me. I appreciate your experiments! Maybe I
should run such experimental batches too, right now all my split batches are yeast A vs yeast
Posted in thread: Storing re-cultured coopers yeast on 12-15-2014 at 01:29 PM
In case you haven't seen it yet, here's a home brew shop in
Belgium:https://www.brouwland.com/en/This one's in Germany, run by a US expat and specializing
in hops: one has an English shop too, I ofte...
Posted in thread: Storing re-cultured coopers yeast on 12-15-2014 at 12:46 PM
Cooper's yeast and kits are easy to get from online vendors in Germany - i don't think it
should be that hard to get them in/to Belgium. In fact, I still have an unopened 6g pack of
Cooper's yeast in ...
Posted in thread: How to achieve patience... on 12-15-2014 at 10:05 AM
You don't have a pipeline until you find yourself thinking: "Hm, that Lager should be
carbonated by now. I'll sample it next week, right now I feel more like having some of that 8
month old Stout..."
Posted in thread: Why boil DME for starter? on 12-13-2014 at 08:56 PM
Homebrewers, unless they have an autoclave, sanitize.Luckily, a pressure cooker, when used
properly, can be an autoclave.
Posted in thread: Poll: Stir Plates and Yeast Starters on 12-13-2014 at 08:21 PM
I don't always use liquid yeastbut when I do, I take it stirred, not shaken.
Posted in thread: Why boil DME for starter? on 12-13-2014 at 06:55 PM
The point is, for homebrewing where we're not introducing obscure fungi and spores resistant to
such high temps and that can also harm us, boiling is a perfectly acceptable method of
sterilizing. The ...