Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Good day overall but had some errors.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-20-2009, 09:14 PM   #1
hukdizzle
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Pensacola, FL
Posts: 425
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts

Default Good day overall but had some errors.

Well today I got a lot done but made some errors while bottling that I am hoping I can get some input on.

First of all I built a CFC based on Cheyco's design and it works perfectly, getting that much closer to an entire AG setup. All I have left is to pickup a pot for an HLT and a spigot for it.

Second of all I found a completely mint Sanyo 4912M on craigslist for 110$, kegerator here I come! Went and picked that up today and all is working great. After the meticulous bottling I had to go through today I can say that I that much more motivated to get this thing up and going.

Third of all I bottled up my first AG brew today, a Simcoe Pale Ale. Went from 1.057 to 1.013 and finished right at about 5.9% ABV. The sample tasted really good.

First error:

Made a couple of errors bottling, forgot to add the priming sugar to the bottling bucket before siphoning. Had to add it post siphon to the bucket and SLOWLY stir it in attempting to not oxidize the beer. Anyone know if this will turn out ok? I used a boiled water/dextrose mix that was completely liquid before adding to the bottling bucket. I am hoping to have at least a decent carbonation average across the bottles but I guess time will tell or a bottle bomb... Anyone have an input on that, think it'll turn out ok?

Second error:

It seems as though the internal seal on the racking wand in my auto siphon may have broken the seal and introduced air during the siphon. Siphon started out good but about half way through the siphon started to burp or "chatter" sucking up air. The only place it could have come in is from the internal seal on the end of the racking wand. Again hopefully I didn't oxidize the beer that much. After about 10 seconds of it doing that and me attempting to fix it I went ahead and pulled the siphon out and started the siphon once again and it went fine.

-Curtis

__________________
hukdizzle is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2009, 09:18 PM   #2
humann_brewing
More Humann than human
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
humann_brewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: the sun
Posts: 15,689
Liked 311 Times on 309 Posts
Likes Given: 18

Default

Great job, now the wait begins.

__________________
humann_brewing is online now
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-21-2009, 06:17 AM   #3
SkewedBrewing
Hopscallion
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
SkewedBrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Doha, Qatar
Posts: 1,047
Likes Given: 1

Default

My input:

RDWHAHB

__________________
"All other nations are drinking Ray Charles beer and we are drinking Barry Manilow."

Reusable Pry-Off Bottles Wiki
SkewedBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-21-2009, 07:08 AM   #4
orangeandblue302
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Delaware
Posts: 240
Default

everything will work out perfect. i have had worse than that and everything turned out fine.

as a matter of fact that is nothing to some of the things that I have done between my friends brews and my own.

We always get wasted while brewing if that makes you feel any better.

__________________
Harmony Brewing Co.
orangeandblue302 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-21-2009, 08:19 AM   #5
IowaHarry
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Western Ia.
Posts: 249
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

First error: I always give the bottling bucket a gentle stir after I rack the beer on top of the priming sugar. Emphasize the gentle.

Second error: My racking cane sports some electrical tape to make sure the seal stays sealed. Been there, done that. It ain't pretty but it works.

__________________
Bottled: Kolsch, belgian Wit, Belgian dubbel, Edworts Haus Pale Ale
Seconday: We don't need no stinking Secondary
Primary: IPA
IowaHarry is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Egregious Errors RDWHAHB General Techniques 29 10-24-2009 04:11 PM
Rookie Errors Arpeggiator Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 13 10-14-2009 11:16 PM
PHP Errors TxBrew HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 1 03-08-2009 04:04 AM
JS Errors MrNate HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 7 11-18-2008 05:08 PM
Any Errors? TxBrew HomeBrewTalk Announcements & Feedback 36 12-21-2005 03:12 PM