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Posted in thread: Poor attenuation on 11-27-2014 at 03:01 AM
How did you take your fg reading? Refractometer or hydrometer. It does seem like a low fg.
Posted in thread: Mash Times on 11-17-2014 at 01:47 AM
Mashing grains converts starches to sugar. Like stated above the conversion can be completed
quicker at higher temperatures. Most of the time in a simple mash the goal is to get the most
sugar out of ...
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brew Shop Honey Sage Seasonal - sulfur smell on 11-17-2014 at 01:39 AM
Sulfur/rotten eggs is mostly from stressed yeast(Autolysis), try letting it sit longer in the
fermentor and hope some of it will be released with the co2. Sometimes it is an infection so
next brew pay...
Posted in thread: Dark and stormy on 06-08-2014 at 02:21 PM
As a heads up there's a mead section in the forum. I would recommend posting there you will
prob get more responses. Sorry I can't be of any help. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Forgot to Rehydrate Lager Yeast - Am I Buggered? on 06-08-2014 at 12:41 AM
Cover your carboy and shake vigorously. Do you have any more yeast packets? What's your Og and
what FG are you shooting for?Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Diacetyl questions. on 06-04-2014 at 01:44 AM
If you do not do so already hydrate your dry yeast prior to pitching to get the yeast more
active. Also make sure you are aerating vigorously. You can do this by shaking your carboy for
about 40 secon...
Posted in thread: I made a new brew and need some advice on 05-25-2014 at 12:45 AM
The only way to know is with a sg reading. You can take a sg reading for your fg when brewing
is done and back track to a rough og depending on your yeast. It will be innacyrate though.
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Posted in thread: Trub ring on kettle question on 05-23-2014 at 02:30 AM
Every time I brew I get a ring of trub around the protrusion on top of my kettle. Do I just
leave it be or knock it into the batch. Attached is a picture of my kettle so you can see the
Posted in thread: Stalled fementation panic???? on 02-18-2014 at 11:56 PM
Posted in thread: strange question on 01-31-2014 at 05:13 AM
How long has it been in the fermentor? Did your krausen rise stick to the top then fall down
leaving some residue?Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew