I received a mason jar of yeast from a commercial brewer. A friend got it and they just pulled it from the bottom of the fermenter. It's a day old and has been in my fridge. Anything wrong with just pitching the whole thing since it's so fresh? Should I wash/rinse? Do I need a starter?
Just bought a house and brewed 4 times in the last two weeks for a house warming party in October. My old house had a basement that was perfect to ferment in without having to control it. This house is very efficient and so the beers have been at 72 pretty consistently (wife won't let me lower...
I can swap some rare Stillwater beers. I live literally a block from Stillwater's home base, Of Love & Regret, which is a bar/bottle shop in Baltimore. Looking for Pliny and anything from the Rare Barrel.
For the better part of the last year I have tried to piece together/build my own control panel. My very limited electrical knowledge is having me rethinking the DIY thing and just spending the money on a panel. Does anyone have an ebrewsupply.com panel?? They are significantly cheaper than The...