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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-27-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 30
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Posted By grove
The guy's handle is "slouch" and the thread is...

The guy's handle is "slouch" and the thread is here: http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/canning-starter-wort-145763/

The info he provided is the reason I started making all my starters with table...
Forum: General Techniques 11-24-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,364
Views: 257,757
Posted By grove
Cool, but when/how do you handle all the hop gunk...

Cool, but when/how do you handle all the hop gunk and whatnot? Do you strain before pitching or filter when you rack to keg or what?

lovin' the "no chill" lifestyle :rockin:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-27-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 835
Posted By grove
Been priming kegs with table sugar for quite...

Been priming kegs with table sugar for quite awhile now. The amount of yeast is so little that I seldom bother with dumping out even the first pint. Give it a try!
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 09-27-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By grove
Just get it in a starter and give it a sniff when...

Just get it in a starter and give it a sniff when you see krausen. If it smells legit, pitch it. If not, chuck it.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-23-2010, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,390
Posted By grove
Hehe, I don't have the time for all your demands...

Hehe, I don't have the time for all your demands of "validation" and "credentials"--I'm too busy drinking good beer, catching fish, and generally enjoying my summer. Just voicing my experiences with...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-22-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,390
Posted By grove
Hey edecambra, I have been using table sugar...

Hey edecambra,

I have been using table sugar for starters for about a year now. I use the same ratio as I did when I made my starter wort from DME: about 100g to 1L of water. I am always sure...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-20-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,711
Posted By grove
I cultured from a few bottles of Two Hearted...

I cultured from a few bottles of Two Hearted about 4 months ago. Used in an IPA and most recently a wheat brew, I have found that it makes a frothy, creamy krausen that takes twice as long to settle...
Forum: General Techniques 06-30-2010, 08:01 PM
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Views: 257,757
Posted By grove
I am doing the same thing--just letting the...

I am doing the same thing--just letting the kettle sit overnight. The lid fits nice and tight and I am on my fourth no-chill brew so far with no issues.

Between making starters with table sugar,...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-17-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,347
Posted By grove
use table sugar: about 100g in 1L will get you...

use table sugar: about 100g in 1L will get you the 1.040 wort you need. be sure and add some yeast nutrient. chill and decant before pitching if you are squeamish about adding fermented...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By grove
cool, I'll let it sit then. thanks a bunch!

cool, I'll let it sit then. thanks a bunch!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 06-04-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By grove
missed OG, too many IBU?

Hello all,

I tried to brew an IPA a couple weeks ago, but I screwed up the mash (mashed in @ 180 instead of 165 like I planned) and ended up with a 1.054 OG--a fair bit off what beercalculus said...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-14-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,314
Posted By grove
The stuff I am brewing looks, smells, and tastes...

The stuff I am brewing looks, smells, and tastes like beer. I make 1 liter starters and haven't had an issue with stuck fermentation or anything. However I am a beginner still (I have maybe done...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-14-2010, 03:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,314
Posted By grove
since I am using plain table sugar and yeast...

since I am using plain table sugar and yeast nutrient to make my 1.040 wort, I definitely make it a few days earlier, chill, and decant before pitching.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-17-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,711
Posted By grove
That the ale yeast is fermented at such high...

That the ale yeast is fermented at such high temps with good results means I might need to harvest it for use next summer. And its the same stuff used in Oberon? Pretty versatile. I wonder how low...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-16-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,285
Posted By grove
slouch, thanks for the updates. I very rarely...

slouch, thanks for the updates. I very rarely secondary now (thanks to this forum of course) but I will surely harvest that trub next time.

the brewer I was six months ago would be put to shame...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-14-2009, 04:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,302
Posted By grove
The beer belly myth really needs to be put to...

The beer belly myth really needs to be put to rest.

more like binge belly (http://www.webmd.com/diet/news/20090902/thats-a-binge-belly-not-a-beer-belly)

From the article, "The study, led by...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-14-2009, 04:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,319
Posted By grove
I thought mutations were randomly derived, unless...

I thought mutations were randomly derived, unless we are talking exposure to radiation or something. Are you saying that sucrose is a mutagen?

Those of you who are interested in the answer to the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-11-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 956
Posted By grove
Montanaandy, you might also consider 2.5 oz of...

Montanaandy, you might also consider 2.5 oz of table sugar to prime your corny with. I carbonate my beer in cornies too and have had luck thus far with about 4 oz of DME. But I've read a couple...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-11-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,820
Posted By grove
Mind if I ask what yeast you used? I brewed...

Mind if I ask what yeast you used?

I brewed a PM variation of the OP recipe last weekend and pitched a 1400ml starter of WLP001 into it (1.060 OG, I'm still new at this). Fermentation started...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,285
Posted By grove
slouch, you have intrigued at least a few of us...

slouch, you have intrigued at least a few of us with your techniques. can you elaborate on your experiences using table sugar and homemade yeast nutrient in order to make a starter? some say that...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,478
Posted By grove
feel free to post your comments in the original...

feel free to post your comments in the original thread. it's the first time (in my very short hbt life) i've seen something like that suggested and i'm surprised at the lack of vitriol directed at...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,478
Posted By grove
Or, you can make a wort using the method this guy...

Or, you can make a wort using the method this guy uses: a 1/4 cup of homemade yeast nutrient with a 1/2 cup of white table sugar per pint of water.

Pretty interesting, I think I will make some of...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-09-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By grove
Simplicity indeed. All this while I was messing...

Simplicity indeed. All this while I was messing around with DME to prime my kegs with. Does the 2.5 oz of sugar work for any particular beer, or is there a range of styles you would recommend?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-08-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By grove
Hey Lando, I made a 1200ml starter last week with...

Hey Lando, I made a 1200ml starter last week with 120g of DME in a flask. I poured another 200ml of cloudy yeast water (WLP001) that I had just decanted from a primary fermenter. It took about 36h...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-31-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By grove
hey richard, I carbonate my beer the same way but...

hey richard, I carbonate my beer the same way but since I dont have enough space in my fridge, I transfer the carbonated beer from my 5g keg to my 3g keg using a jumper. Then I stick my 3g keg in...
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