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Posted in thread: Alternate to Measuring FG on 11-11-2015 at 07:07 PM
I normally brew small batches- 2 gallons, and I was looking for a method to measure FG without
using a hydrometer. I have used a refractometer and have made the requisite calculations, but I
Posted in thread: Stout Pudding on 01-28-2015 at 05:14 PM
I've seen some really great chocolate stout pudding recipes from Homebrew Chef and Beeroness
like to whip this up for the weekend, but I don't have a whole lot of time. Has anyone made
Posted in thread: Yeast Choice for Stone Double Bastard? on 07-06-2013 at 05:23 PM
I've done some Stone clones and 002 and 005 work well. Those strains are just great in general.
Posted in thread: Stc-1000 questions on 07-02-2013 at 06:53 PM
I have the same equipment and question as you. If the probe is waterproof, it would be a good
idea to have it in water so that the temps are steady and don't needlessly kick on when you
open the door ...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation temperature on 06-14-2013 at 05:02 PM
How important is it to keep secondary temperature? I'm planning on making a barley wine and an
IRS in time for winter, but I don't want it taking up space in my fermentation chamber. Would
it be ok to...
Posted in thread: Hybrid Pitching Rate on 04-09-2013 at 11:43 PM
I should have consulted the forums or Yeast Calc or Mr. Malty a little sooner rather than
getting overzealous and making a yeast starter, but here is my situation: I'm making a
California Common OG 1....
Posted in thread: The WLP200 Crime Scene on 02-17-2013 at 11:29 PM
*fixes glasses* yeast is asexual, they do not have sex to replicate. Shart Ale. BrownTown
Sharter. Shart Lake Ale. Shall I go on?
Posted in thread: Adding food coloring to beer. Which types might be safe? on 02-17-2013 at 11:08 PM
I recommend you just add a drop to each glass as you pour. Cleaning this out of kegs, lines,
connections and everywhere else can be a PITA.Troof.
Posted in thread: Big starter in fermentation bucket? on 02-15-2013 at 10:46 PM
If you're doing a big starter, you don't want to pitch it into your beer. That could be a
gallon or more of unhopped, oxidized beer going into your nice clean doppelbock. You really
need to be able to...
Posted in thread: Big starter in fermentation bucket? on 02-15-2013 at 09:51 PM
Has anyone made a starter in a fermentation bucket and just pitch their wort directly to it?
I'm planning on a doppelbock and I have a temp controlled fermentation chamber and rather than
needing to b...