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  • Posted in thread: double pitch?? on 04-26-2013 at 05:06 PM
    I didn't look at the date, but I presume it's pretty fresh. I'll see if I can rescue it from
    the trash. It just came from AHS a couple days ago and with their turnover I would hope much of
    what they h...

  • Posted in thread: double pitch?? on 04-26-2013 at 04:25 PM
    I just brewed an AHS IPA this morning. It included the alcohol boost and the OG was 1.062. This
    is the highest gravity beer I've done so far and I was wondering if it would be advisable to
    double pitc...

  • Posted in thread: Bottle cleaning/storing on 11-08-2012 at 06:18 PM
    Thanks for all the replies. After a few more batches I think I have somewhat of a routine
    down:First I soak in Oxyclean for a number of hours (depends on when I get back to it), then I
    give them a qui...

  • Posted in thread: Brew in a bag small batches. extra grain? on 10-08-2012 at 12:25 PM
    Thanks for the responses. I think I might just try dividing it in half and seeing what happens
    just to get a baseline efficiency. Then when I do the second "half" I might add grains and
    measure again....

  • Posted in thread: Brew in a bag small batches. extra grain? on 10-05-2012 at 04:23 PM
    Hi,I'm thinking of diving into all-grain (after having done several mini-mash kits) by getting
    a "regular" all grain kit and dividing it into 2 batches and doing brew-in-a-bag method. It was
    suggested...

  • Posted in thread: starter not ... starting on 08-06-2012 at 05:08 PM
    Barnyard might come out in a saison, or not, depending on the yeast. Usually that is attributed
    to a Brettanomyces strain of yeast. It's also been described as:HorseHorse
    SweatSaddleLeather"horse swea...

  • Posted in thread: starter not ... starting on 08-06-2012 at 04:25 PM
    Thanks for the reassuring input everyone. Brewed a couple nights ago and it started going
    pretty vigorously between 11pm and 6am, so I'm happy with the start. One more question though:
    I've only had a...

  • Posted in thread: starter not ... starting on 08-02-2012 at 05:04 PM
    OK, so I guess this looks alright then? (actually does look a little different than this
    morning). Yeah, I know I don't have a flask or stir plate yet, but I'm hoping at this point it
    doesn't really m...

  • Posted in thread: starter not ... starting on 08-02-2012 at 01:57 PM
    Thanks all. I'll keep an eye on it and see if the yeast at the bottom increases. As of this
    morning it still looked pretty much like it did an hour after pitching, but I'll keep shaking.
    There is no n...

  • Posted in thread: starter not ... starting on 08-02-2012 at 12:25 PM
    I have a saison kit from AHS that arrived about a week ago. Came with White Labs AHS yeast
    blend vial that had an ice pack attached but was definitely warm. I put it in the fridge for a
    few days and t...

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