Last Activity:09-14-2012 9:13 AM
Posted in thread: Kegconnection Giveaway! on 08-17-2012 at 08:04 PM
Posted in thread: Arizona juniper yeast experiment on 07-10-2012 at 02:01 AM
Every time I've skipped the agar plate isolation phase I've had unfortunate results, but ymmv.
Posted in thread: Arizona juniper yeast experiment on 07-09-2012 at 11:11 PM
I am still unsure about how to get a good culture from this batch. Any insight into this will
help me. Thank you in advance!My only successful wild yeast capture started similar to yours
(except with ...
Posted in thread: Leaves only look sick on one bine of three? on 05-27-2012 at 11:08 PM
The only thing I can come up with is that the afflicted bine is right by the edge of the pot,
so it may be getting really hot during the day. That is also an awfully small pot to grow hops
Posted in thread: Leaves only look sick on one bine of three? on 05-27-2012 at 07:42 PM
So I can't figure out what would only affect one of the shoots like this, though it looks like
either a nutrient deficiency or overabundance. The only fertilizer I've used is Espoma
Plant-tone, which ...
Posted in thread: Strange looking grain/seeds in my 2-row? on 05-11-2012 at 10:10 PM
I just thought I'd share the response I got from Briess in case anyone else encounters
this:From: Connie KrebsbachDate: Fri, May 11, 2012 at 4:46 PMSubject: RE: BrewingWithBriess.com
Posted in thread: Strange looking grain/seeds in my 2-row? on 05-09-2012 at 02:15 AM
So I have been an all-grain brewer for close to a decade, and I feel like I've never seen such
a large quantity of weird looking seeds/grain in a bag of grain I bought as this one I recently
Posted in thread: Using fresh wood chips/cubes? on 12-07-2011 at 03:38 PM
With Pawpaws just make sure that you discard all of the seeds. The native americans used
pulverized pawpaw seeds to cure migrains in very small doses. Just a little bit more, and I
mean little, leads ...
Posted in thread: Using fresh wood chips/cubes? on 12-07-2011 at 05:39 AM
Just get yourself some oak cubes. 1oz per 5 gallons. There is American Oak, Hungarian Oak, and
French Oak. The toasts are Medium, Medium plus, and Heavy.There is a lot more to proper oak
curing than j...
Posted in thread: Bay Leaf? on 12-06-2011 at 08:18 PM
Reviving a thread here because it was the first that came up when I searched for bay leaves.
It's interesting that the second-to-last suggestion was for combining with vanilla, since
that's what I'm p...