Last Activity:10-13-2015 2:17 PM
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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
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 10°C on mars. :( We better stick to lagers. :mug: