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  • Posted in thread: How Long Should I Ferment? on 12-01-2016 at 05:50 PM
    What Yooper mentioned is one of the more consistent (and easily done) practices for ales.
    Simply let it ride 10 days, check gravity. Check it again in 3 days. If it's the same, it's
    ready for a cold c...

  • Posted in thread: Nottingham fermentation and Human error on 12-01-2016 at 05:43 PM
    awesome thank you! I'm in FL so the temp is pretty high. inside the house its around 73-75Are
    you doing this at room temp or did you take steps to keep the fermentation cooler? Notty does
    well from up...

  • Posted in thread: Mixing Starsan by the gallon using digtal scale. Does this sound right? on 03-13-2016 at 04:57 AM
    I use the 8 Oz squeeze dispenser and fill the 1 Oz reservoir to just 1/4oz and add that to an
    ice cream pail of hot water.I do this and add that slightly-less-than 1/4oz of concentrate to a
    one gallon...

  • Posted in thread: Advice to new brewers on 03-13-2016 at 04:51 AM
    Patience - One of the more important ingredients in a homebrew. :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Missed final gravity on stout?? on 02-22-2016 at 06:43 PM
    It was down to 1.022That is probably done for a higher gravity stout (lots of unfermentables
    there).Also, if it's a milk stout, one pound of lactose will add .07 to your FG result.

  • Posted in thread: 240v eKeggle BIAB on 02-22-2016 at 02:22 AM
    Oddly enough this is rarely the case. A 30 amp gfci breaker for my breaker box was almost twice
    the cost of the 50 amp spa panel.Yep. Which is why many go with the spa panel option. It was
    cheaper for...

  • Posted in thread: Can a lager carbonate in under a week? on 02-22-2016 at 02:20 AM
    If you really want to tell, next time, use a PET bottle for one or two of your bottles. You can
    then tell how carbonation is coming along by squeezing it. If it's rock hard it's
    carbonatedThat's a tan...

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing problems and questions!!! on 02-22-2016 at 02:14 AM
    Ah I always used the other style airlocks when I had carboys. Makes since.... I would still
    prefer not to introduce air into the fermenter.Co2 "blanket" is always brought up in these
    discussions. Ther...

  • Posted in thread: Just how much sediment should I expect from US-04? on 02-21-2016 at 10:43 PM
    How hot was the water?Can you put this somewhere cold (like mid-30's) for a week or so? That
    may help drop out some of that gunk.

  • Posted in thread: Should I add more yeast? on 02-21-2016 at 10:42 PM
    It may help. It can't hurt.In the future, until you get ready to make starters, many styles
    have a dry yeast option that will serve quite nicely. My most recent coffee porter was
    fermented with S-04 a...

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