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Posted in thread: Lager not taking off..why? on 02-24-2013 at 11:16 PM
There is no need to make any sort of starter for dry yeast. In fact, sugars absorbed into the
cell while reconstituting is what hurts vitality. I'm sure there are enough cells to get
Posted in thread: Lager not taking off..why? on 02-24-2013 at 09:14 PM
Mr Malty says that a 1.053 SG lager needs 370 billion cells. That would be about 19grams of dry
yeast. 60 hours is a little long but it could be for various reasons. Did you direct pitch your
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2013 Big Giveaway! on 02-04-2013 at 11:20 PM
I'm in, fingers crossed.
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 01-29-2013 at 12:59 AM
That's the first box purchase I ever made they are great. I've gotten a few plugged ones but
most of them have been awesome smokes. That guys crazy.That's what I thought. This wasn't the
normal shop k...
Posted in thread: The Great HBT Stogie Thread on 01-28-2013 at 10:28 PM
Any one try the Oliva Series V torpedo?I ask because my local tabaconist gave me a funny look
when I asked for one. He said "wow, nobody likes this one. Everyone says its too harsh. You've
had this be...
Posted in thread: Aluminum brew pots and off flavors? on 01-15-2013 at 11:54 PM
I use aluminum. No issues. Heard some guy at the LHBS telling a newb not to buy Aluminum pots
too and had to bite my tongue. Remeber a lot of cooking gear is aluminum and no one really
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Posted in thread: Refrigerating yeast starter on 01-10-2013 at 02:01 PM
A lot I people put there starter in the fridge to force the yeast to fall out of suspension and
then decant. I don't typically cold crash mine because I don't like the idea of constantly
Posted in thread: Got a 15g boilermaker as a gift, help me in selecting aditiona equipment I will need on 01-09-2013 at 08:54 PM
It would, you might want to consider the 50' coil as opposed to the typical 25'. It's pretty
easy to fabricate one... You already have kegs so just wrap some 3/8 copper coil around your
cornies. I wou...
Posted in thread: Got a 15g boilermaker as a gift, help me in selecting aditiona equipment I will need on 01-09-2013 at 05:19 PM
First off wow, what an awesome gift.Iyou definitely can put the pot on multiple burners. My
only thought is that you should definitely have a hood over the stove (probably already have) 5
or more gall...
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