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    Yeast Question..644

    Hi Everyone, I made a small, 400 ml starter for the WL644 yeast and want to now step it up. It was on the stirplate for 6 days, and has been cold crashing for about a day. Is this what the yeast is suppose to look like at the bottom? How should I go about stepping it up? Should I...
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    Does this starter look okay...?

    Hey everyone! I stopped the stirplate today before work and just got home. This is what my starter looks like now - (before i shut it off..nothing was up top and it just had the tiny bubbles you see around the ring now) - do you think this will be okay to pitch? or is it infected? thanks...
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    Help With Brewing water (Water report enclosed)

    Hey everyone! So I just got my water report back from ward labs: PH 7.9 each ppm: Sodium 10 Potassium <1 Calcium 17 Magnesium 3 Total Hardness 55 Nitrate 0.3 Sulfate 3 Chloride 15 Carbonate <1 Bicarbonate 56 Total Alkalinity 46 Total Phosphorus .52 Total Iron...
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    New Keezer Question!

    Hey everybody! First off, thanks for any and all help that you might be able to offer. I recently purchased the 7.0 cu.ft. GE freezer from home depot. I have a Johnson A419 temp controller. My questions are: What should i set the thermometer of the freezer to? I'd imagine at its...
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    Fermentation chamber question...

    Hey everyone! First off, happy holidays. I just have a question I was hoping Someone could answer. I have a chest freezer, a Johnson 419, and a lightbulb. I don't want to wire up a love controller, even though I know that is ideal. However, can I set up the chamber with what I have? The...
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    Important Question....ANy help would be GREAT!!

    Hi everyone, first off - thanks for looking and (hopefully) offering up advice. So, I am getting into kegging (finally!) and have run into a problem. So, my freezer that i'm converting is in Vermont (at my parents house) and the kegging equipment is currently with me (in Mass.). I am...
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    Need Help with Fermentation Chamber Build...

    Hey Guys! So, I live in MA and am looking to upgrade to a chest freezer fermentation chamber. I have been reading up, and realize that I would (more than likely) need a two step system. Step 1 being the temp controller for the freezer, and step two being something that will keep the inside...
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    Weird Bubbles in Bottle...

    Hey everyone! So I just bottled off my first batch! However, it's been a day and i looked at the bottle and i realized that they all still have (what looks to be) the sanitizer bubbles at the top of the liquids. I gently rotated a bottle and sanitizer bubbles popped to the top of the beer...
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    Quick Question!

    Hey everyone! i'm putting together my mash tun right now, and i dont have a SS fender washer...i'm subbing it out for a brass washer. is this okay? please respond fast!thanks
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    I know ... ANOTHER one of THOSE threads..but

    Hi everybody! I'm looking at buying a brewpot - and was thinking about this one: http://www.homebrewing.org/9-Gallon-Stainless-Steel-Brew-Pot_p_274.html has anybody bought one from this store or recommend a certain type? I'll just be doing 5 gallon batches - so that part doesn't worry me...
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    Newbie Looking for recipe for first brew! (IIPA)

    Hey everybody! I was wondering if somebody wouldn't mind sharing a recipe with me on an IIPA. I'm thinking about making a 5 gal batch. If anybody can help out...it would be greatly appreciated! :mug:
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