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Posted in thread: Anyone have an Anvil burner yet? on 11-27-2015 at 10:41 PM
A lot of people I know use Bayou Classic burners. They have a whole lot of different models and
they are pretty sturdy. And cheaper I think. I wouldn't know as mine was a Christmas gift years
Posted in thread: Floaters in the beer? on 11-20-2015 at 10:53 PM
Often a floater is a piece of hop that escaped the boil kettle and didn't sink to the bottom of
the fermenter. Sometimes it is something left over from the krausen that didn't sink to the
Posted in thread: bubbled for 1 day only on 11-20-2015 at 10:49 PM
Don't dump it. Proceed as you would have with the kit instructions. I've been brewing over 30
years and I still have batches where I never see a bubble but the beer comes out fine. One good
place to l...
Posted in thread: Full Boil, reduce hops if using a hop bag? on 09-17-2015 at 04:23 PM
A hop bag will reduce utilization by 10%. More or less. And varies a bit between pellet or leaf
and upon the specific gravity of the wort in the boil.Look up in the DIY part of the forums for
a hop sp...
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Posted in thread: Yeast in neck of bottles on 06-08-2015 at 03:36 PM
Sometimes the ring around the top of the bottle is caused by a mini-krausen when the yeast does
its thing to carb your beer. Either way, don't worry about it. It is only cosmetic at worst and
by the t...
Posted in thread: Airlock Liquid on 06-08-2015 at 03:33 PM
I used water in my airlock for years with no issues. However, I now use cheap vodka in the
airlock. That way if any gets sucked back in it isn't a big deal. I have never used StarSan in
my airlock. I ...
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