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Posted in thread: OTWOA Recipe Attempt on 09-23-2014 at 12:33 AM
Did you ever brew this? Going to give it a rip soon and was wondering how close you think you
Posted in thread: DC Area Group Buy #10 on 09-21-2014 at 01:18 PM
Read it, and sent message to Original Poster, just making sure I wasn't too drunk to
comprehend. Thanks for your time. ~ Mike :drunk:You musta been drunk! :D:drunk: I got no PM.
Posted in thread: How to reliably reuse Yeast Slurry on 09-20-2014 at 09:44 PM
Cool okay I shall feed it sugar (in stages, I presume). Any tips on measurements? Since it's in
a small jar I was thinking half a cup to start and see if it gets going? Also, is it a good
idea to feed...
Posted in thread: How to reliably reuse Yeast Slurry on 09-20-2014 at 08:37 PM
Mind my asking how one grows a yeast slurry? Should I start by feeding it nutrients?Thanks for
the reply.Feed it sugar, on a stir plate if possible, but if not then shake regularly to get
the yeast in...
Posted in thread: How to reliably reuse Yeast Slurry on 09-20-2014 at 02:09 PM
Not a wine maker (yet...except for honey wine!) but can you do what a lot of us do with beer:
make a big starter, split it in half, store half away for the next batch, and grow the first
half up to pi...
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 09-19-2014 at 10:39 PM
I've used hop shots in other beers and they worked well. You don't have the high amounts of
vegetal matter so it's a little easier to handle/better yield with less loss to trub. I think
they are rathe...
Posted in thread: Cat's **** "Bitburger" - Premium Pilsner on 09-19-2014 at 02:55 AM
super. and thanks for inventing the IPL.Not a problem. I think I "coined" that term almost a
year before I first saw a commercial IPL (Sam Adams?). I brew a mean lager with a metric s-ton
of Saaz and ...
Posted in thread: Cat's **** "Bitburger" - Premium Pilsner on 09-19-2014 at 02:38 AM
When I make lagers (fairly often) I wait 4 days for krausen. I don't notice activity in the
airlocks. If I don't see yeast collecting on the top of the beer, I repitch. I've done this a
couple of time...
Posted in thread: Cat's **** "Bitburger" - Premium Pilsner on 09-19-2014 at 01:26 AM
So I brewed 10 gallons on Sunday, i.e. 4 days ago. I chilled to 55F and pitched and the fridge
has been at 50F +/- 2 for 4 days and no activity in the air lock. I pitched 4 new, fresh 11.5g
packs of t...
Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 09-17-2014 at 07:44 PM
well i just did a brew this morning with mine 4" x 10" and with 2.5oz of pellet hops, it filled
up about 1/3 so im guessing i could do 7-7.5 oz max. prob will only go 80% of the max though.