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  • Posted in thread: Adding blackberries to the brew? on 10-13-2015 at 10:52 AM
    You have to let the yeast ferment out all the sugar, otherwise you're risking bottle bombs.

  • Posted in thread: Adding blackberries to the brew? on 10-13-2015 at 10:37 AM
    You need to keep it warm to ferment out the sugar in the fruit.

  • Posted in thread: STC-1000 (or similar) users, what is your experience on 10-13-2015 at 10:08 AM
    A stock STC works perfectly fine. For a new brewer you're likely going to be looking at your
    fermenter between 10 and a 1,000,000 times a day anyway so manually ramping isn't a problem. I
    find the mai...

  • Posted in thread: Adding blackberries to the brew? on 10-13-2015 at 09:26 AM
    For my blackberry blonde I blanched store bought frozen berries for a minute in small batches,
    then mashed them up a little and put them in the secondary, racked a light version of BMs
    centennial blon...

  • Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 10-11-2015 at 10:16 AM
    So posts about working on a car are related to the title... How?Unionrdr brews in his car?
    Putting the carboy in the boot and driving around the block is a good way to rouse a stuck
    ferment?Is there ...

  • Posted in thread: How many don't rehydrate their yeast? on 10-09-2015 at 10:09 AM
    I'm speculating the US-05 rehydration instruction let you know that you can dry pitch if you
    really want too because otherwise everyone would buy the other brand. Certainly doesn't mean
    its best pract...

  • Posted in thread: Hacked Again!! on 10-08-2015 at 11:02 AM

  • Posted in thread: short lived keezers? on 10-07-2015 at 03:10 AM
    If you're frosting up you've got a leak somewhere thats letting air in, that explains why its
    running continuously too. Check the seals.

  • Posted in thread: Lower Final Gravity on an IPA on 10-07-2015 at 03:07 AM
    The best way to get it down from 1.015 to 1.014 is to measure again with a different
    hydrometer. Maybe even the same hydrometer.

  • Posted in thread: Water on Mars! on 10-04-2015 at 12:31 AM
    It'll be fine after the boil.Water boils at 10C on mars. :( We better stick to lagers. :mug:

I mostly only drink to support my brewing habit. Fermenting: American Stout On Tap: Orange American Wheat; Pliny the Elder Bottled: Little IPA; Black AZ American Stout; Honey Wheat; Blackberry Blonde; Chainbreaker White IPA; Yoopers Fizzy Yellow beer; JAOM; BaA Schwarzbier.

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