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Posted in thread: fermenting in a vacuum? on 11-30-2013 at 10:18 PM
you'll probably pop the cap or rupture the sealed soda bottle, the yeast will produce many
times the volume of Co2 over the course of the fermentation than is available in the dead space
of the sealed...
Posted in thread: What conditions cause autolysis - yeast death and rupture? on 03-25-2013 at 04:32 AM
Never experienced it just from time in ales myself, even leaving brews on the yeast for two or
three months.But I always regret trying to brew in August, that's what I get for not setting up
Posted in thread: What conditions cause autolysis - yeast death and rupture? on 03-25-2013 at 04:05 AM
from my experience you can get autolysis by letting a beer go through primary fermentation and
letting it clear in the same vessel, and then holding it at 80*F or better for a few more weeks
in the fe...
Posted in thread: I really want to rack to a secondary... on 03-22-2013 at 04:22 AM
Have you looked at it? I bet the hydro sample must be pretty clear by now. If your gravity is
stable, cold crash and rack to keg. No worries IMO. :mug:
Posted in thread: Theoretically, say a brewery wants to brew my beer… on 03-05-2013 at 12:16 AM
My Brew club did a “collaborative” for our 20th Anniversary… We got a nice note on the bottle
and those of use that assisted in the bottling got a few beers to take home (see the link
below).Hell; if ...
Posted in thread: Theoretically, say a brewery wants to brew my beer… on 03-03-2013 at 02:37 AM
I think that brewery must have killed him for his recipe, so they wouldn't have worry about who
gets what credit.See, just goes to show, as a Home Brewer you do NOT want to go pro! Once
you're doing i...
Posted in thread: silly question about fermenting on 02-21-2013 at 09:03 PM
I've left beers in the primary for 2 months with no ill effects, I believe some have gone
longer. It will be fine as long as your temps are stable and don't go much over 70*F after the
initial active ...
Posted in thread: Suicide is an ugly, cowardly thing to do. on 01-02-2013 at 03:32 AM
OP: For what it's worth (and after reading the thread), it sounds like the father and daughters
could use all the help they can get right now.In Maine there is a group that helps families who
Posted in thread: trojan horse detected on chugger pump web site on 06-20-2012 at 10:40 PM
does this vendor participate on HBT? maybe someone should PM him...
Posted in thread: So easy and good "we should cook this more often" on 06-20-2012 at 02:48 AM
When I'm pressed for time and need to crank out some dinner for the kids, my fall back is
"Breakfast for Supper", French Toast and sausage (or bacon), with a side of fruit for the
produce. The boys lo...