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Posted in thread: How do you insulate your kettle? on 03-03-2015 at 04:36 PM
I use a down filled winter coat. It is too ugly to wear unless it is extremely cold so I use it
to wrap my kettle. I put a couple tie straps on it. It usually keeps the temp within 3 degrees
/ hour wh...
Posted in thread: chinese yeast balls on 02-27-2015 at 07:14 PM
Interesting. You replace the mash enzymes with the mold, and mash/ferment at the same time.
Based on reading the link, sounds like it should be consumed immediately, since if you bottled
it the yeast ...
Posted in thread: chinese yeast balls on 02-26-2015 at 02:41 PM
Huh? I have no idea what a chinese yeast ball is. Perhaps a link?
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-25-2015 at 01:01 PM
All my yeast is also stored in vials. Just be sure to have a nice thick mat of cells. They are
no longer viable when they turn the color of peanut butter. That process starts from the edges
and works ...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 02-25-2015 at 12:52 PM
Sounds like a challenge: Who's going to be first to have a self propelled brew sculpture with
steering, and possibly a seat! " But honey, I'm also mowing the lawn..."But I thought that was
why they in...
Posted in thread: multiplying yeast before brew on 02-24-2015 at 01:58 PM
here ya go
Posted in thread: What size flask? on 02-23-2015 at 05:57 PM
In order to be a good (lab grade) flask it needs to be borosilicate glass. The manufacturer is
Posted in thread: Lactose addition. on 02-23-2015 at 05:42 PM
So instead of a milk stout, you have a mother's milk stout :) I suspect most of the calculators
fail to take into account that lactose (and some other sugars) add OG but are non fermentable
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 02-20-2015 at 12:20 PM
When you go downstairs to the unfinished basement on a day in the single digits, look at the
thermometer and think lagering cellar!!!
Posted in thread: What size flask? on 02-19-2015 at 03:56 PM
I always do 750ML starter wort in a 2L flask. I don't need no stinkin' pitching quackulator!!!