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Posted in thread: New yeast strain from Wyeast on 07-27-2012 at 04:00 PM
Made an American Wheat beer with Greenbelt (recipe was an emulation of Widmer Hefeweizen), was
very good after only 9 days (from grain to glass, force carbonated) according to members of my
Posted in thread: Shank - 1/4" Bore - thread size? on 09-08-2011 at 02:45 PM
My SS shanks arrived today, so I thought I'd update this thread in-case anyone else is as
confused as me.The American supplier said they are just the standard shanks sold in the US that
Posted in thread: Shank - 1/4" Bore - thread size? on 08-09-2011 at 01:34 PM
The fitting I was thinking of is one of these I could use one on the back of your linked MFL
Tailpiece. But on reflection, I'll just stick with barbs/clamps on the back of the taps then,
too much has...
Posted in thread: Vial=>Starter=>Multiple Vials? on 09-15-2010 at 03:46 PM
If I'm starting fewer viable cells, I need more volume according to the Mr. Malty, but does
this change if I step up in increments. If so, why?Yes.By stepping up you do not need the
larger-end volume ...
Posted in thread: so i had a talk with a brewery about fermentation.i was shocked at what they said on 09-15-2010 at 03:00 PM
Temp isn't important for the first phase of fermentation, as long as you don't kill the yeast.
I don't remember the specifics, but I heard the rationale a big ago on a podcast and it might
be in Palme...
Posted in thread: Skeptical about the CO2 blanket on 09-15-2010 at 02:47 PM
Thats the kind of pool I want to swim in! (except maybe for the lack of oxygen:cross:)Are you
sure about that?
Posted in thread: When to rack my Honey Weizen... on 09-14-2010 at 02:46 PM
If you wish to use a secondary (many people do not), as the instructions said anytime from
about 7 to 14 days is fine. Now that you have noticed the airlock bubbles slowing down, its a
good time as an...
Posted in thread: Styles of beer for Pacman Yeast. on 09-14-2010 at 02:19 PM
Would this benefit from stepping up? I have a 500 ml flask and a 2000 ml flask. I would be a
little nervous about putting the dregs from a bottle into a 1000ml or larger starter and
getting it to ramp...
Posted in thread: Post smack, smack pack shelf life Question on 09-14-2010 at 02:06 PM
It will be fine, however, it might not have been a bad idea to put it in the fridge as soon as
you knew you were not going to use it immediately.
Posted in thread: Bad Yeast? on 09-14-2010 at 02:00 PM
Nothing wrong at all, I'd suggest that Wy1968 is just like that, its the most amazingly
flocculant yeast you can imagine. The Egg Drop soup is simply the yeast flocculating when it's