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  • Posted in thread: High Finishing gravity? on 08-28-2014 at 01:08 AM
    I've been having some problems moving from partial extract brewing to BIAB, all my beers tasted
    fine but they were all finishing with much higher gravity than I inteneded. They usually were
    getting st...

  • Posted in thread: Mango Pulp Wine on 07-15-2014 at 12:41 AM
    I posted earlier about my attempt to strain some of the mango pulp out with a strainer bag in
    the primary. I wouldn't waste your time trying that doesn't seem to of helped the amount of
    Mango pulp. He...

  • Posted in thread: Blue Balls Belgian Wit (Blue Moon Clone) on 06-20-2014 at 06:13 PM
    I use a hydrometer to take measurements.From the reading I've done my issue is because I
    haven't nailed my strike temp yet. For this batch it was up near 160 for the first 5-10 minutes
    until i got it ...

  • Posted in thread: Blue Balls Belgian Wit (Blue Moon Clone) on 06-16-2014 at 08:09 PM
    You already pitched twice? Was the second yeast at high krausen when pitching? If so, it's
    strange that two different vials gone stuck. Which temperature is the beer at? Did you double
    check the densi...

  • Posted in thread: Blue Balls Belgian Wit (Blue Moon Clone) on 06-16-2014 at 05:34 PM
    I made this BIAB and overshot the OG: 1.052 but fermentation seems to be stuck. Its down to
    1.030 and won't budge. I bought another vial of yeast, made a starter and pitched it. I stirred
    it every day...

  • Posted in thread: Mango Pulp Wine on 06-16-2014 at 05:28 PM
    Finally got around to starting myself a 6 gallon batch. Following FF500's advice I left the
    acid blend out, and used 20 cups of sugar. To try and remove some of the stuff that was
    clogging up peoples ...

  • Posted in thread: Beverage-Air BM23 not getting cold on 06-12-2014 at 01:44 PM
    The thermostat for the BM23 is super easy to replace. A couple screws and two wires, and making
    sure the capilary tube is in the right place.I can't say for sure without pictures but if your
    thermosta...

  • Posted in thread: Hibiscus wine on 06-10-2014 at 05:27 PM
    This is the fastest its been fermenting since I started it, so it is very promising. This yeast
    is suppose to be slow anyway so I'm thinking another 6-10 weeks until its done but at least its
    making p...

  • Posted in thread: Hibiscus wine on 06-10-2014 at 01:48 PM
    Still bubbling away steady for a week now. Checked gravity and its down to 1.070. Hoping the
    yeast stays strong enough to finish the wine off. Check it again in a week or two.

  • Posted in thread: Hibiscus wine on 06-04-2014 at 01:58 PM
    Haven't checked the gravity yet but there is airlock activity so its restarted hoping it keeps
    going and finishes up. Post gravity after this weekend when I check it again.Thank you Arpolis,
    appreciat...

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