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Posted in thread: No Signs Of Life In Starter on 03-02-2011 at 02:50 PM
Like I said before, it just never took off. It spun for 24hrs and I looked at it this morning
in the fridge. I would say less than a mm of yeast. More like a VERY thin line. The other one I
did had to...
Posted in thread: No Signs Of Life In Starter on 03-01-2011 at 02:48 PM
If by activity you mean foaming, I have never had foaming while on a stirplate. The only
activity I notice is when the color gets more orange juice like.Where in DC are you. I live in
Posted in thread: No Signs Of Life In Starter on 02-28-2011 at 12:27 PM
Hopefully, I will be brewing a high gravity lager this week (SG 1.090). However, my starter has
shown no signs of life after 24hrs. Not even a slight sign. Its just spinning on my stir plate,
Posted in thread: Starter question - enough time to decant? on 02-18-2011 at 01:52 PM
First off, I would suggest checking out mrmalty.com and look at the yeast pitching rate
calculator. Currently you are underpitching by a ton. With three smack packs, your current
amount is correct, bu...
Posted in thread: All Grain Fruit Beer Recipe Help on 02-17-2011 at 01:20 PM
Personal preference, but I'd take out the extract. I like to take the fruit and boil it until I
can smash/mash them all and then strain through a cheese clothe (don't squeeze).Harpoon
Rasberry UFO has...
Posted in thread: All Grain Fruit Beer Recipe Help on 02-16-2011 at 08:43 PM
Ahh, good ol' fruit beer. After making fun of a friend for awhile about making him a fruit
beer, I am caving in. Since this is my first recipe design at a fruit beer, any opinions would
Posted in thread: Washing Question on 02-02-2011 at 05:33 PM
Yeah, I might try to harvest out of the secondary and see what happens. In the mean time, I
ordered a vial of yeast from Brewmaster's. BTW, they are absolutely amazing. I will use them
from here on ou...
Posted in thread: Washing Question on 02-01-2011 at 03:51 AM
Well, I do strain the wort into the primary. It was in the fridge for about 24hrs.
Posted in thread: Washing Question on 02-01-2011 at 03:06 AM
Ahhhh, yeast washing. I did my first wash yesterday and only had about enough water to fully
fill two pint mason jars. I did the wash as close to the "how to" thread as possible. When I
looked at them...
Posted in thread: DIY - Mash/Lauter Tun on 01-20-2011 at 04:27 PM
Yeah, that is a good video. Not sure if a PVC manifold would be cheaper or not.