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Posted in thread: Drilling a brew kettle on 11-20-2013 at 02:12 PM
The step drills I have from Harbor Freight, have drilled many a holes, and some into stainless
Posted in thread: Ironton 115V Transfer Pump Model# NTPP360 on 11-20-2013 at 04:31 AM
ever come across this pump? Looks like it would work and it's only $50.Says it not for
potable water but with a cast aluminum body and stainless steel shaft I don't why it wouldn't
be.I thought abou...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter - not sure if it's OK on 11-17-2010 at 04:22 AM
Last year I tried freezing yeast for the first time and so far everything has gone OK.So this
week I thawed out a WLP -800 white labs strain that I have.I pitched it into a 1 cup starter
and after 24 ...
Posted in thread: Safale S-04 (Y007) on 11-16-2010 at 04:51 PM
What was the temp of your wort when you pitched your yeast?I've had sluggish starts with S04
when the wort was chilled to much.So unless you did something really wrong I would say your
probable OK and...
Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-24-2009 at 05:10 PM
I said UNCLE!
Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-24-2009 at 04:53 AM
OK so there’s one live cell left in the pouch and from that you can brew beer. I scream
UNCLE.And before anyone says it, it's not something I did because quite frankly it's not rocket
science keeping ...
Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-21-2009 at 02:58 PM
According to the manufactures you can pitch their product straight away into the wort, maybe it
should come with a disclaimer saying that may not work and you should make a starter. There’s a
Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-21-2009 at 03:57 AM
Yeast encased in amber for 45 million years suppose they called it Jurassic beer back then?So
excuse me Revvy if I'm a little skeptical of your perceived wisdom, with over 16 thousand post
since 2007 ...
Posted in thread: Yeast D.O.A. on 10-20-2009 at 03:23 PM
This past year I have experienced yeast that for the most part is dead when I go to use
them.Late last year I bought 2 vials of White Labs from a LHB shop that's an hour’s drive
away, only to ha...
Posted in thread: Is my yeast starter kaput? on 04-28-2009 at 11:31 PM
Couple things...Starters on stir plates don't foam a lot or get a krausen or anything so it is
hard to tell if anything is happening. The biggest thing I notice is it gets a lot lighter as
the yeast m...