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Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout: Beginners Tips and Tricks on 12-27-2011 at 03:30 PM
I used two Wyeast smack packs and made a 2 liter starter with them. After two weeks the
fermentation stalled so I pitched a 1 liter starter of WLP099 which helped lower the gravity.
The vanilla beans ...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout: Beginners Tips and Tricks on 12-26-2011 at 02:19 AM
Ok, so a little background here... I've been brewing for almost three years now and am
venturing into a RIS for the first time. This is a huge beer and want it to go right so I'm
looking for any and a...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1728 - Stuck Fermentation - HELP! on 11-11-2011 at 12:20 PM
I recently brewed a Russian Imperial Stout with an OG of 1.100. When the wort cooled to 70 I
pitched one smack pack that was made into a 1ltr starter and pitched a second smackpack by
Posted in thread: Finding Wyeast Pacman? on 11-07-2011 at 04:28 AM
I waited about 3 weeks for BMW to get it in, but it looks like this yeast is just too in
demand. Maybe re-using this yeast is a good idea once you get your hands on it.
Posted in thread: Pubs in Louisville, KY or Lexington, KY on 07-18-2011 at 05:58 PM
I'm going on a road trip from Chicago to Tennessee and will be passing through Indianapolis,
Louisville, Lexington, and Knoxville. Can anyone recommend a great brewpub??Also looking for a
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 03:05 AM
Did I win!?
Posted in thread: Barley Wine - FG Too Low?? on 02-20-2011 at 09:18 PM
This was the first time I've made a Barley Wine and the first time using White Labs WLP099
Super Gravity yeast strain. My starting gravity when I brewed this was 1.084 and after 10 days
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 09-10-2010 at 01:55 AM
Posted in thread: How do I keep fermentation temps down?? on 06-14-2010 at 02:03 AM
Styrofoam sheets? Wow, never even thought of that but definitely better solution than a cooler.
Freezing two gallons of water now!! In your experiences, does this cause a cold spot in the
carboy that ...
Posted in thread: How do I keep fermentation temps down?? on 06-12-2010 at 11:35 PM
Thanks for all the ideas, but #1 is definitely not an option! Number 3 seems to be the lowest
cost so that's going to be my first try. If that fails then the old fridge in my garage and a