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Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-04-2014 at 03:42 PM
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Posted in thread: Enough yeast for bottling? on 05-07-2013 at 10:05 PM
You should always have enough yeast in suspension to bottle. Even if it's gone dormant, it will
wake up with all the activity of bottling and adding priming sugar. Searching around on this
Posted in thread: How do you know how much yeast you have on 02-28-2013 at 11:21 AM
If you want to have yet another yeast calculator, check out Brewer's Friend ( it uses a yeast
growth model that I proposed as default. But It may confuse you even more since it does not
give you the ...
Posted in thread: How do you know how much yeast you have on 02-28-2013 at 01:46 AM
With the great posts on this site I harvested yeast for the first time on 1/23 and plan to use
that yeast for a cream ale (OG 1.040) on Friday. There was a nice 1/4" of yeast in the mason
jar that's b...
Posted in thread: Well, Hello There! on 02-26-2013 at 04:44 PM
Welcome. This is a great place to get information. What city are you from?
Posted in thread: Brewing Help on 02-21-2013 at 04:26 PM
How long was your batch in the fermenter before you bottled? Many factors affect the rate of
fermentation, so the only way to be sure fermentation is over is to take hydrometer readings
and confirm th...
Posted in thread: 1Mooseknuckle on 02-17-2013 at 03:24 PM
Beer is why I get out of bed in the afternoon. Welcome to the forum!
Posted in thread: Hydrometer readings on 02-17-2013 at 02:46 PM
Well it's been bottled for about 5 weeks now, and all seemed to have gone well. No explosions,
and the beer is very good. It came out quite clear, tastes good and has a good head. I am
Posted in thread: Glass top stove and a 5 gallon brew pot on 02-12-2013 at 05:02 PM
For your first extract batch, maybe try the standard method of boiling 2.5-3 gallons and then
top off with cold water in the fermenter. See how long that takes before you try 5 gallons. On
our flat gl...
Posted in thread: Graduated to using a blowoff tube, and just in time! on 01-25-2013 at 03:47 AM
do yourself a massive favor; start using vodka in the airlock. insects get in the airlock and
drown. water in there means their germs get in the beer and infect it. vodka kills germs before
they get i...