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Posted in thread: Post your infection on 11-24-2015 at 02:53 PM
Looks completely normal to me. Just left-over krausen.That definitely looks like the start of a
pellicle. At 5 weeks, with a decent, healthy yeast pitch, it should be done. I've noticed at 5
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee (lemon wine) failing? on 11-24-2015 at 03:31 AM
How's it going now? If you haven't yet you should have an airlock or a stopper with hose into a
jar of water to keep it from being infected. Hydrometer is the best way to tell if it's
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 11-23-2015 at 10:27 PM
5-7 weeks in is perfectly normal. Pellicles are typically formed in the presence of oxygen in
the headspace, so for the first month of fermentation, you had CO2 escaping from the beer and
purging the ...
Posted in thread: Infection - Gonna bottle anyway on 11-23-2015 at 03:05 PM
resurrecting an old thread I've got a picture that's similar to yours. did it turn out as an
infection? were you able to mask it with your additions?
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 11-23-2015 at 02:59 PM
Five weeks later I put this baby in the keg. Although when I went to rack I had this little
film on top. Hopefully it's alittle lactose at the top and not an infection. Smelled ok. Guess
I'll find out...
Posted in thread: Skeeter Pee (lemon wine) failing? on 11-20-2015 at 05:40 PM
I've made this about a half dozen times just quickly reading through this if it's still
bubbling away let it keep going for 7-10 days. minor foaming could be from not pitching enough
yeast. lemon is t...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 11-19-2015 at 04:15 PM
I'll third that, the v1.0 has more of an old school look to it, but both are sweet
Posted in thread: Hello from MN on 11-13-2015 at 08:26 PM
welcome from your neighbor to the south
Posted in thread: Water Heater as HLT on 11-13-2015 at 07:15 PM
i don't see it mentioned here, but anode rods can be cut out of hot water heaters we did it to
our new one a few years ago. that being said there's a new brewery opening up near me where the
guy is pl...
Posted in thread: Does anyone carve pumpkins? on 10-29-2015 at 04:54 PM
ordered one of these. they're on back order but as far as cleaning pumpkins it's the best
that I've seen. as for the saws I use the little ones that came with the kids kits for the
small cuts and li...