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Posted in thread: Old Grain on 09-02-2012 at 03:46 PM
Hi all....I have about 20lbs of 2-row and 20lbs of M.O. that have been sitting in my garage for
almost 2 yrs. The bags have stayed dry although it does get pretty warm in there during the
summer. Is t...
Posted in thread: Does starter count as a "generation" on 06-13-2012 at 04:27 PM
Hi all..I know that it is said that if one re-uses yeast it shouldn't be done beyond 5 or 6
generations. Does the yeast built up in a starter count as a generation? I normally keep some
from the 1st s...
Posted in thread: HOW big of a starter??? REALLY??!! on 06-06-2012 at 02:03 AM
Did you try yeastcalc.com? I like that better than Mr.Malty, easier for my simple brain to
understand. I like the way it shows how much yeast you'll have after a couple of step ups. By
the way...I've ...
Posted in thread: How long will yeasy cake last? on 06-06-2012 at 01:53 AM
Hi all....I brewed up a German Pils 11 days ago. After the D-rest I will rack to a corny for
lagering. My plan is to brew up an identical batch to put on the current yeast cake(trying get
a cycle goin...
Posted in thread: Carbonating while lagering on 03-22-2012 at 07:43 PM
Hi all...., is there any reason why one can't/doesn't carbonate a lager while it's lagering?
Posted in thread: WLP004 at low temps on 03-21-2012 at 03:41 AM
Hi all....anyone have any experience with WLP004 (Irish ale) fermenting at low temps...58-60* ?
I made an Irish Red and I'm wondering what I might expect with this yeast at that temp. It's
been in the...
Posted in thread: Does age of grain affect mash efficiency? on 03-13-2012 at 03:51 PM
I had two bags from a bulk buy that sat unopened(uncrushed) in my garage for about 14 months.
It is definitely dry in the garage, but it did get pretty warm in there in the summer. I was
wondering if ...
Posted in thread: Does age of grain affect mash efficiency? on 03-13-2012 at 03:06 AM
Hi all...That's the question. Does the age of grain affect the efiiciency of the mash? Thanks
Posted in thread: Rate a Recipe please on 03-11-2012 at 04:40 PM
Hi all...Getting ready to brew this Irish Red up tomorrow, but before I do I thought I'd get
the opinions of my fellow HBers. ThanksIngredients IngredientsAmt Name Type # %/IBU 9 lbs 8.0
oz Pale Malt,...
Posted in thread: Waking up a sleeping yeast on 03-08-2012 at 07:06 PM
Hi all.....I recently "woke up" a yeast that I had washed using the method described in the
"Sticked" notes. I used the yeast..WLP004.. in an Irish stout I made back in November of 2010.
I don't have ...
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