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  • Posted in thread: Forgot to add water to my Fast Pitch starter on 09-19-2016 at 01:07 PM
    Since you're using a stir plate I would remove the air lock and use a foam stopper or sanitized
    foil. You're not letting enough oxygen in for the yeast to reproduce. Also it may not be too
    late to add...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to add water to my Fast Pitch starter on 09-18-2016 at 05:13 AM
    I should have added that, when properly diluted with 16 oz of water, the fast pitch wort
    solution should be at 1.040 OG. So, assuming that the can of fast pitch is 16 oz, and they want
    you to add anot...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to add water to my Fast Pitch starter on 09-18-2016 at 04:55 AM
    Seeking some advice on this topic, I bought a can of Fast Pitch (concentrated canned wort) to
    use for my starter and being the genius that I am, I forgot to read the fine print that said to
    add 16 oz ...

  • Posted in thread: Why is everyone only into IPA's on 09-02-2015 at 09:29 PM
    Whats with the pallets? I don't get it must be because I am slowI don't know, but they do say
    IPA's are good 'palate wreckers!'. ;)

  • Posted in thread: Fiji water brew on 09-02-2015 at 08:23 PM
    Scraggybeard:Wow, good guess! Yep, it's the Frederick-Miller spring right by Lion's Tap. The
    Oktoberfest I brewed just started fermenting yesterday so I'll have to wait a while to find out
    how it tast...

  • Posted in thread: Fiji water brew on 09-02-2015 at 03:08 PM
    I just finished brewing an AG beer with water from a natural mineral spring in Eden Prarie, MN.
    I've never had issues using spring water (either bottled or straight from that spring) but of
    course you...

  • Posted in thread: Thermowell with Stopper Fell into Wort on 09-02-2015 at 02:56 PM
    Thanks for responding, Bellybuster! I am tempted to try and fish the thermowell out since it's
    propped up against the side of the carboy and the stopper is maybe about 6 inches from the
    opening of the...

  • Posted in thread: Thermowell with Stopper Fell into Wort on 09-02-2015 at 07:35 AM
    Just finished brewing my fall BIAB 'AG24 Oktoberfest' Lager and unfortunately (being tired as
    it was after 2 AM here), I accidentally pushed my thermowell with rubber stopper attached right
    into beer ...

  • Posted in thread: Denny's for bottle aged imperial stout? on 02-21-2015 at 10:39 PM
    I believe he's referring to 'Denny's Favorite 50' yeast (Wyeast 1450): "This terrific all-round
    yeast can be used for almost any beer style, and is a mainstay of one of our local homebrewers,
    Mr. Denn...

  • Posted in thread: Light has attacked my beer! on 02-16-2015 at 05:28 PM
    I don't think a few hours of indirect ambient light would cause any noticeable harm. I believe
    it would take a few days to weeks for it to start to 'skunk' the beer.

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