Last Activity:07-11-2014 4:31 PM
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Posted in thread: Too much priming sugar? on 07-11-2014 at 02:53 PM
So I think I just messed up a bit.Brewing a German Wheat beer, just bottled today after 2 weeks
of fermentation.Ok... so I grabbed the bag of Corn Sugar from my LHBS that SHOULD have been the
Posted in thread: Building a mash tun soon, have some questions on 07-11-2014 at 02:03 PM
I have realized that testing with water is not a valid test, a mash will hold heat far better
than water. I have also found just about any cooler, if preheated well will hold heat
adequately within a ...
Posted in thread: Fridge to ferment and store homebrew at the same time... on 07-11-2014 at 01:59 PM
Conditioning cold is NOT better......where did you hear that?Cellaring (anywhere from 50F-55F)
is hardly "refrigerated".That said, 50 would be fine for a fermentation chamber.Use a Johnson
to keep the...
Posted in thread: First smash on 07-11-2014 at 01:28 PM
Your'e well within range for an APA. Sounds good too!
Posted in thread: Fridge to ferment and store homebrew at the same time... on 07-11-2014 at 01:02 PM
Seems a little counter intuitive to be driving heat into the one vessel, whilst driving "cool"
into the other vessel(s) at the same time.How would it be different than fermenting a lager and
an Ale at...
Posted in thread: Fermenting bucket questions on 07-10-2014 at 08:16 PM
I can order one, I was just being impatient and looking for a quick fix. Ingredients are to
expensive not to wait 2 days for a bucket!I wonder how you'll like it. I prefer buckets to
glass carboys qui...
Posted in thread: Fermenting bucket questions on 07-10-2014 at 07:57 PM
The home brew ones are FOOD grade! They are suitable for processing food without any sort of
danger of toxins and contamination. They are certified not to leach harmful chemicals into the
beer or wort...
Posted in thread: Fridge to ferment and store homebrew at the same time... on 07-10-2014 at 07:44 PM
Who does this and how is it working out for you? I am starting to store my home brew a little
longer than I have in the past... like darker beers for several months - not aging, just
haven't gotten ar...
Posted in thread: An easy question about mash and sparge volume on 07-10-2014 at 07:12 PM
Keep some DME on hand... if you fall a bit short, make it up with DME. Sure, there's no need to
obsess over gravity, but there's no need not to just make it up with DME and hit the intended
Posted in thread: Bottled and nothing on 07-10-2014 at 05:51 PM
+1If you are expecting to see a mini fermentation or something going on in the bottle, it's not
going to happen.Hopefully not anyway ;)The better advice is this:If you don't see anything