Last Activity:03-24-2013 5:07 PM
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Posted in thread: Christmas came early. on 03-24-2013 at 11:07 PM
High five bro!
Posted in thread: Sight Gauge help on 03-15-2013 at 12:23 AM
The hops you add to your brew also absorb wort. You just have to keep in mind of this stuff for
the next time. I have a sight glass as well and I think it's a great investment as long as you
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on Extract Tripel kit on 03-13-2013 at 01:18 AM
Most yeast are good for about 75% attenuation rate. You got 69%. I am assuming you used the dry
yeast pack that came with the kit? If so, that might explain the slightly lower attenuation
Posted in thread: Calculating OG after topping off on 03-12-2013 at 02:04 AM
1.064 should be pretty accurate. I punched it all into Beersmith, found you had about 70%
efficiency, and then changed the volume from 4 to 5 gallons. It will be within 2 or 3 points...
Lastly, you re...
Posted in thread: Growler for bottling on 03-11-2013 at 10:12 PM
No... Growlers are not meant to hold up to pressure of carbonating beer, they are meant to hold
up to already carbonated beer. There is a difference, and they will explode. Sorry to be the
bearer of b...
Posted in thread: Pot/kettle size question on 03-10-2013 at 11:08 PM
I have 2- 15 gallon pots. I make 5 gallon batches all the time, and when I want to do a double
batch, I can. It's the way to go in my opinion.
Posted in thread: Dumb Question.. :/ on 03-10-2013 at 11:05 PM
Yes, that's fine... .002 difference is nothing. Bottle away...
Posted in thread: First brew, forgot to sanitize a measuring cup used to top off fermentor with water on 03-10-2013 at 12:25 AM
RDWHACB... More then likely you are fine, but given your options now, let it ferment, and if it
tastes good, then you are good to go. If it tastes sour or undrinkable, then lesson learned.
Posted in thread: Brewing with flavored extracts (fruit, mint extract, etc) on 02-12-2013 at 01:57 AM
Most of the time, they do not need to be sanitized. They are pretty sanitary by themselves when
they are packaged.
Posted in thread: Agressive Fermentation on 02-12-2013 at 01:53 AM
It's a great thing. It means the yeast are doing their job. As for what causes it, I honestly
don't know, but it has happened to me on a couple of different batches.