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Posted in thread: 2nd year - Cut back all?!? on 04-27-2014 at 12:39 AM
I have a couple 2nd year plants. I ended up cutting back the first growth about a week and a
half ago. Since then it pushed up about another dozen or so bines. I then cut them back all but
5 bines tod...
Posted in thread: reusing Yeast on 02-15-2014 at 12:44 AM
I would for sure make a starter. I would just see if it ferments out, if it does I would just
use it.I have used yeast that I have washed that has been at least that old and it work great.
It just nee...
Posted in thread: 10 hours and no bubbling? on 01-19-2014 at 08:31 PM
not always. there must be hundreds of "my beer is not fermenting" threads on here involving
liquid yeast as well as dry yeast.True if done without a proper starter.
Posted in thread: 10 hours and no bubbling? on 01-18-2014 at 11:02 PM
Powder yeast always takes longer to get started.
Posted in thread: Couple questions about my first sour on 11-25-2013 at 10:23 AM
Thanks for the replies!I was worried about letting it sit in the primary for a year, because of
it sitting on the yeast cake for that long. I only let my clean beers sit in the primary for 2
Posted in thread: Couple questions about my first sour on 11-24-2013 at 07:01 PM
Planning on brewing my first sour on Friday. Planning on doing 10 gallons of a Oud Bruin style
split into 2 fermenters. One will get Wyest 1056 for the primary fermentation then ECY20 for
Posted in thread: RIMS Element options on 03-24-2013 at 04:56 PM
I run a 2000W element and the March 809 along with the LED switches and PID and have never
tripped the 20A breaker its on. Also beware of ramping up to mash out temps if your recircing
wort. It is eas...
Posted in thread: RIMS Element options on 03-24-2013 at 12:10 PM
I'm in the planning phase of putting together a RIMS Tube. I'm on the bubble on getting the
1.5" vs. the 2" from Brewers Hardware. What made you decide to go with the 2"? Still on the
fence on which e...
Posted in thread: RIMS Element options on 03-24-2013 at 03:09 AM
I'm using a 4500 watt 240v element running off of 120 volts and just got to break it in today.
As of right now it took around 16 minutes to get up to mash out if that helps you out at all.
Also using ...
Posted in thread: RIMS Element options on 03-22-2013 at 05:47 PM
I assume you mean a 4500 watt 240v element running at 120v? I believe I read that it will use
less wattage and thus less amperage but not sure if it would be able to ramp up temperatures
any better th...