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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum Yesterday, 06:38 PM
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Harvested yeast is pretty old

I harvested 2 yeast strains about 5-6 months ago are they still good? They have been in the fridge this whole time. I also harvested one 2 days ago and here is a side by side comparison...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By TheCollector
Help hurry!

We just brewed a beer that O.G. should have hit 1.058 and we are sitting at 1.066! Should I add more water?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-01-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By TheCollector
Have you considered spray chalkboarding it? Looks...

Have you considered spray chalkboarding it? Looks cool and can write what each beer is and draw cool skulls all over it! Awesome though I'm jealous
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-01-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By TheCollector
+1 to what manitoid said. Hop bag over the cane...

+1 to what manitoid said. Hop bag over the cane and you'll be fine. Slight annoyance maybe but it should work just make sure to sanitize the bag well!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-01-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By TheCollector
Yeah it's fine for that long but I'd go ahead and...

Yeah it's fine for that long but I'd go ahead and get it off the trub soon after that. After 4-5 weeks you start to run the risk of some off flavors though.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-31-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By TheCollector
I'm not a fan of the one bacon beer I've tried...

I'm not a fan of the one bacon beer I've tried honestly. This recipe calls for adding the bacon extract at flame out and I just spent $150 bucks on ingredients..... Doubt my wife would be too keen...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-31-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By TheCollector
Bacon beer question

Hi all!
I'm about to make a bacon smoked red ale for a friend. All of my fermenters are buckets and better bottles which are not impervious. I'm afraid that after this kit is done I won't be able...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-21-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By TheCollector
Thanks guys! I ordered some recipe kits last...

Thanks guys! I ordered some recipe kits last night and went ahead and ordered new yeast but might save them for another time


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Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-21-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By TheCollector
Harvested shelf life

I harvested 3 different yeasts about 2-3 months ago. They have been in my fridge the whole time. Are they usable if I make a starter?

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Forum: Cider Forum 02-03-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By TheCollector
Awesome thanks! Gonna do it tonight Sent...

Awesome thanks! Gonna do it tonight

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Forum: Cider Forum 02-02-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By TheCollector
No replies? Sent from my HTC One using Home...

No replies?

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Forum: Cider Forum 02-02-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By TheCollector
What to do now

Ok so I made my first cider about 3 weeks ago and now what? I think it's done. I took 1 gallon musselman's cider, 1/4 cup brown sugar and 2 oz table sugar. Pitched a slurry from a black IPA of us-05....
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-22-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By TheCollector
Big mouth bubler

Northern brewer is offering a new fermentation vessel with a wide mouth so you can clean it by hand. Anybody try these yet? Are they glass or plastic? It doesn't say on the website.

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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By TheCollector
This is the lime juice I was considering. What do...

This is the lime juice I was considering. What do you fellas think?

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Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
Yeah mine does too. Any suggestions for flavor...

Yeah mine does too. Any suggestions for flavor additives when it's time to bottle? Oh and I want this cider sparkling, Not still.
Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
It is aggressive or was before it stopped...

It is aggressive or was before it stopped bubbling. It took off like 5 hrs after pitching....oh yeah I forgot to mention I also added yeast nutrients
Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
Here is what it looks like today... 173421

Here is what it looks like today...

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Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
(in a snotty little kids voice) Oh yeah?...

(in a snotty little kids voice)

Oh yeah? Well at least my krausen doesn't have a soap layer!

No seriously why does your look like it's got a soap suds layer? Or is that bubbles coming up...
Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
Musselmans cider %100 juice from fresh apples....

Musselmans cider %100 juice from fresh apples. Yeast was us-05 reharvested from a black IPA. I added 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 2.10 oz of table sugar.

Is this foam a problem?
Forum: Cider Forum 01-19-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By TheCollector
is this krausen?

Do ciders make krausen like beer? I'm about 4-5 days into fermentation on my first cider and I thought it was odd that it had no krausen on top.... Well then today I checked on it and now I have...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-19-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 140,337
Posted By TheCollector
Probably mothership wit or bards. Apparently...

Probably mothership wit or bards. Apparently gluten free means horrible
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,999
Posted By TheCollector
Also has anyone tried this with lime juice? Or...

Also has anyone tried this with lime juice? Or maybe half lemon half lime? Those might be good too
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By TheCollector
Well I'm certainly no pro brewer yet so your...

Well I'm certainly no pro brewer yet so your talk on flaws kinda scares me a bit but I might try this sometime after I try making applejack.

Could you dry hop it after condensing to bring some...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By TheCollector
Same one but haven't watched it through all the...

Same one but haven't watched it through all the way yet
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By TheCollector
LoL I didn't really think of that but I see it...

LoL I didn't really think of that but I see it now. That's funny. NOBODY JACKS MY BEER!

I saw a video on YouTube where they did it with a barley wine. Same difference I guess

This is a curious...
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