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Posted in thread: Beware Miller Fortune Bottles! on 03-03-2015 at 07:14 PM
No thankfully I didn't have to drink the Fortune, my girlfriends grandfather did and saved the
bottles for me.Since yesterday no more have exploded though, it was only two to begin with so
maybe it wa...
Posted in thread: Beware Miller Fortune Bottles! on 03-02-2015 at 09:49 PM
5 Gallon batch. I'm pretty sure it was done fermenting, 2 and a half weeks in primary and
gravity didn't move for at least the last 5 days, maybe longer but that's when I started
checking. I have 12 1...
Posted in thread: Beware Miller Fortune Bottles! on 03-02-2015 at 09:36 PM
I bottled 12 of my batch in these bottles because I thought they looked nice. Some posters on
this forum and others said they had trouble with the neck snapping while capping but I
Posted in thread: Will a bottle continue to carbonate if you take it out of fridge? on 02-28-2015 at 05:34 PM
Well the title basically says it all.Say you put a few bottles in the fridge and then when you
crack one open it isn't as carbonated as you would hope. Can you take them all back out and let
them get ...
Posted in thread: First 5 gallon brew, little carbonation, no head, what happened? Is all hope lost? :( on 02-25-2015 at 05:15 PM
Was there a hiss of gas when you opened it?Yeah there was a hiss and some carbonation.I'll give
it a good amount more time as you guys have suggested and report back later.
Posted in thread: First 5 gallon brew, little carbonation, no head, what happened? Is all hope lost? :( on 02-25-2015 at 04:56 PM
I bottled my first 5 gallon brew last Monday. Yesterday morning I put one bottle in the fridge
to test and when I got home from work I poured it and there was very little carbonation and
Posted in thread: Fermentation generating heat? on 02-05-2015 at 12:21 PM
Should I be worried about it? I can't really keep our bedroom any colder than that or the gf
and I will freeze. I think the yeast upper temperature range was 75 :-/
Posted in thread: Fermentation generating heat? on 02-05-2015 at 12:09 PM
I guess I'm probably answering my own question here, but since fermentation is a metabolic
process I'm assuming it generates a small amount of heat right?I pitched my yeast at 71 degrees
and since the...
Posted in thread: Extreme newbie question about grains on 02-03-2015 at 06:12 PM
So my question is, when you see a recipe list that includes specialty grains like: Chocolate
MaltCaramel 90LSpecial RoastCarafa IAre those all barley?? If so what are the differences? What
does the 90...
Posted in thread: Going on my first 5 gallon adventure, have a few questions. on 01-30-2015 at 02:21 PM
Alright so this weekend is time to attempt my first 5 gallon brew, and I just had a few
questions about equipment and the process.1. Will an aluminum pot be ok for the boil? I have
one of those giant ...