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  • Posted in thread: Forgot to Measure Original Gravity on 12-11-2016 at 01:12 AM
    It might be beneficial to move that particular beer but it come with the chance of infection
    and/or oxidation. Many things are written about brewing and some of them are always true, some
    of them are ...

  • Posted in thread: Best Way To Control Temp on 12-11-2016 at 01:07 AM
    I just ordered a low voltage heater in an ink temp controller. Will put the heater and carboys
    in a cupboard in the garage and plug heater I to temp controller. Will monitor closely for a
    while and ma...

  • Posted in thread: Are My Standards Too High For Fresh Beer? on 12-11-2016 at 01:02 AM
    My most recent experience was the opposite although I didn't look for a best buy date when I
    purchased the beer. It was a porter and I bought it when on vacation for immediate drinking.
    From drinking ...

  • Posted in thread: 1.030 is my curse.... on 12-11-2016 at 12:43 AM
    Er, that Brulosophy article you quoted doesn't exactly show that 'adequate aeration of the wort
    trumps a big pitch.' In fact, it takes the inadequate pitch a much longer time to start
    fermentation and...

  • Posted in thread: Major fork up....please assist! on 12-10-2016 at 01:10 PM
    might just not worry much about this batch of beer. If you did any kind of aeration of the
    wort before pitching you probably have the conditions for plenty of yeast growth in the
    wort.I've read that...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewing today. Have a few questions??? on 12-10-2016 at 01:00 PM
    Did my very first brew day today. It was a mosaic IPA all grain. Everything went really good
    until it was time to chill the wort down. It took me about an hour to get it to 85 degrees and
    I couldn't g...

  • Posted in thread: 1.030 is my curse.... on 12-10-2016 at 12:55 PM
    I'd agree with all of this. ...yeast count being the key, imo. Aeration of course, being a
    necessity.I under pitched a LOT of beer in my early brewing (okay, for years). In fact, I'd say
    I under pitch...

  • Posted in thread: Are My Standards Too High For Fresh Beer? on 12-10-2016 at 12:48 PM
    I think both of you are beer snobs. Often my home brewed beer is much better with some age on
    it. This depends an awful lot on what kind of beer it is though. I would try to drink up any
    highly hopped...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to Measure Original Gravity on 12-10-2016 at 12:16 PM
    Hi all!I just brewed a Belgian Dubbel and forgot to measure original gravity. Target OG was
    1.079 and target ABV is 7.8%. With all this in mind, how can I be sure it is done brewing so I
    don't transfe...

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question about stir plate oxygenation on 12-10-2016 at 12:06 PM
    This article by Woodland Brews seems to come to the conclusion that stir plates accelerate the
    propagation of yeast cells but that unstirred but occasionally shaken starters end up with
    virtually the ...

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