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Posted in thread: Lagering on 02-20-2017 at 07:05 AM
Most of the kits that are sold w/names of lagers have ale yeast in them.
Posted in thread: Huge fermentation...then very very little on 02-20-2017 at 07:03 AM
My first 2 batches actively bubbled for 2 weeks. I brewed an Imperial IPA (extract) last week.
Massive fermentation almost IMMEDIATELY (I had to swap out my air lock for a blow off tube
because the Kr...
Posted in thread: Dumb question on 02-20-2017 at 06:59 AM
Only once before I bottled. With a one gallon batch I didn't want to waste a bottle or two with
testing.How can you be sure it was done? Short fementation and only one reading could mean your
Posted in thread: Fermentation finished, can I wait a week? on 02-19-2017 at 12:19 AM
I let most of mine sit for 4 weeks. I get pretty clear bier w/o cold crashing.
Posted in thread: A lesson in bottle washing... on 02-19-2017 at 12:06 AM
This. And I also notice some of my more hoppy beers leave a haze in the bottle that won't rinse
off, but an Oxi-clean soak takes care of it.I also use Oxi-clean but later to remove the labels
So I gue...
Posted in thread: A lesson in bottle washing... on 02-19-2017 at 12:04 AM
I'm not entirely convinced that just rinsing will do the trick. I get a little bit of brown
flakes when I wash my bottles. Having a few clear ones has let me see that this is from the top
of the bottl...
Posted in thread: 4 months in... on 02-18-2017 at 11:59 PM
I went from 5 gallons of beer brewed with 3 vessels and packaged in 50+ bottles, to 2.5 gallons
brewed in 1 vessel and packaged in one 2.5 gallon keg. The classic homebrew books and forum
wisdom can b...
Posted in thread: Dumb question on 02-18-2017 at 11:51 PM
How many times did you check your FG? I don't care what yeast I use I let my biers ferment for
4 weeks just to be sure.
Posted in thread: BIAB w/ cooler on 02-16-2017 at 08:07 AM
I added a cheap valve to my cooler and a 90 degree elbow. The only other item (besides the bag)
is a double piece of aluminum foil I lay over the mash before I put the lid on. Works great,
mash temp s...
Posted in thread: BIAB w/ cooler on 02-16-2017 at 08:05 AM
it's also not biab with a 10 gallon cooler, it's just normal. (you are just using a bag instead
of a false bottom)If he's using a bag why is it not BIAB?also, I would not trust the plastic on