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    ABOUT ME

  • Hiking,brewing,collecting palms
  • Retired school teacher
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  • Posted in thread: Airlock fell out on 07-02-2015 at 07:13 AM
    Couple of months? What are you brewing?

  • Posted in thread: Weird carbonation on 07-02-2015 at 07:12 AM
    Perhaps you used to much bottling sugar and thus perhaps there is no infection.

  • Posted in thread: How do I know when my beer is carbonated enough? on 06-29-2015 at 06:41 PM
    I was directed to this thread for exactly the same issue.I have been through the same thing on
    the last 2 brews of a pale ale. I have a suspicion that my process is causing some type of
    anomaly for th...

  • Posted in thread: Suggestions on how to proceed on 06-27-2015 at 10:20 PM
    Wait till you no longer get changes in your SG over a few days.

  • Posted in thread: How do I know when my beer is carbonated enough? on 06-27-2015 at 08:08 PM
    C-Rider, You said you learned the opposite the hard way. Did your beer somehow absorb a lot of
    CO2 during cold crashing? Did you have a very large head space filled with CO2? I'm interested
    to know h...

  • Posted in thread: How do I know when my beer is carbonated enough? on 06-27-2015 at 02:47 AM
    Temperature affects how much sugar is required to carbonate your beer, but it's the highest
    temperature the beer reached after fermentaion, not the current temperature of the beer. This
    is because the...

  • Posted in thread: How do I know when my beer is carbonated enough? on 06-26-2015 at 07:31 AM
    Probably best to throw away all kit instructions.Cold crashing is nearly unrelated to this
    topic. Edit: eadavis80 has good info above. Bottle bombs usually are not the result of adding
    too much sugar,...

  • Posted in thread: Vanilla Beans on 06-25-2015 at 07:14 AM
    We have discovered Vanilla vines growing in the "jungle" and have tried pollinating over 200 of
    the flowers. Beans seem to be forming on a lot of them. Research says it takes at least 6
    months for the...

  • Posted in thread: Two weeks - can I bottle, or still fermenting? With pic. on 06-25-2015 at 07:03 AM
    Just posting an update. I did 3 weeks in the fermentor, two weeks in the bottle. Tried the
    first one today. Was awesome. Will have a few more this weekend, and will post a pic.Yup, time
    is the answer....

  • Posted in thread: Beersmith FG estimates on 06-25-2015 at 07:01 AM
    The recipe is a Sculpin IPA cloneThe yeast is: WLP001The grain bill is:5lbs 2-row 4lb Light
    DME8oz Caravienne Malt4oz Carapils12oz Caramel 10LOG estimate 1.068 / FG estimate 1.016 / ABV
    6.91.The ABV i...

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