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Posted in thread: yeast on 04-06-2012 at 11:29 PM
Wy1056, WLP001, and S-05 are all the same yeast.Ditto. They are all the Chico strain.Some
complain that dry yeast doesn't start as fast but I have found them to be comparable.My
favorite thing about d...
Posted in thread: Undershot O.G on 04-06-2012 at 11:14 PM
Dextrose will definitely raise your gravity. How much depends on the size of your batch. There
are several online tools that will help you calculate this. My favorite: said, with an OG that
low, I wo...
Posted in thread: UGH! Where are all the homebrewers?!? on 04-06-2012 at 11:02 PM
"heard" it hanging around at the beer nut and again at squatters when I mentioned the club. I
would love to check out a gathering if I could figure out where and when. Feel free to email me
for the ne...
Posted in thread: First batch done, how long to age? on 06-29-2011 at 04:41 PM
At 75-80 you will carbonate faster than normal. As others have said, 3 weeks is the rule of
thumb. However, I have never had the patience to wait that long and usually start sampling
after about a wee...
Posted in thread: Full 5 gallon boil on 06-29-2011 at 04:05 PM
A good rolling boil on my propane burner evaporates about 1 gallon per hour.If you are boiling
on your stovetop, I would recommend doing a test boil first to make sure it will boil 5
gallons. Some sto...