Last Activity:12-19-2013 8:06 PM
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Posted in thread: Slow Fermentation - Wash & Reuse or Throw Out Yeast? on 12-18-2013 at 04:30 PM
You forget that it takes several continuous minutes to get your wort into the fermentor via a
spigot. I can make it take 20 mins if I want to. You can't tell me that 20 mins of continuous
Posted in thread: Best Book For Homebrewing Sour Beers? on 12-18-2013 at 10:13 AM
Brew Like a Monk
Posted in thread: Adjuncts, starches, and sour beer. on 12-18-2013 at 10:09 AM
I've also heard on one of the radio shows that wheat flour can be used in place of adjucts to
the tune of about a tablespoon in 5 gallons added directly to the boil. This would give the
starches that ...
Posted in thread: Pellicle noob question on 12-15-2013 at 12:25 PM
Use a seperate wine thief and sample away. The brett will reform that pellicle in the area you
sampled from. Just do not use your brett thief in your clean beers and vise versa. Keep your
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentaion/ yeast washing question on 12-12-2013 at 01:03 PM
At this point you've already made alcoholic beer. All you're gonna do is pitch more yeast into
an oxygen depleted environment. Maybe you'll get 2 more gravity points out of all this effort.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentaion/ yeast washing question on 12-12-2013 at 11:48 AM
I would have just left it alone. How do you know you're fermentation is stuck? Have you taken
gravity readings for 3 days straight? Have they been consistent?
Posted in thread: Lost some yeast, fermentation very slow. Any advice? on 12-12-2013 at 10:29 AM
This is what happens when english teachers get on forums. :-)
Posted in thread: Slow Fermentation - Wash & Reuse or Throw Out Yeast? on 12-12-2013 at 10:01 AM
Why do all of you seem to make things seem so complicated? Just running the wort from a spigot
on the kettle into the fermenter will introduce more than enough oxygen to keep your yeast
happy. Slow bu...
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 12-03-2013 at 03:49 AM
There's a post floating around about using grape nuts as the malt. Start stock piling them and
you might get your post apocalyptic brew. Look up 5 dollar batch or something.
Posted in thread: Sour Yeast Cake With No Activity - How Long to Wait? on 12-03-2013 at 03:45 AM
I'm thinking if the 05 is still so young it should fire up. But if gravity hasn't dropped at
all it may be in your interest to try a fresh pack.