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  • Posted in thread: S-04 fermentation on 10-27-2015 at 06:36 AM
    Aside from your immediate question which I think others have answered well, I'll offer you
    advice on a slight tangent from your topic. But I've only used US-04 once, so take my advice
    with a grain of ...

  • Posted in thread: What would you tell yourself? on 10-20-2015 at 05:18 PM
    Don't screw around with recipes that you have no real idea if they're good or not, because then
    you don't know if your process is bad or the recipes themselves.Pick a few from here instead:

  • Posted in thread: Dead yeast? on 10-15-2015 at 01:21 AM
    It sounds fine. Bucket lids are notoriously bad for having tiny leaks that kill any chance for
    your airlock to bubble. I only get bubbling airlocks probably about 1/3rd of the time. Let it
    go 4-5 days...

  • Posted in thread: Time to bottle question! on 10-15-2015 at 12:58 AM
    You have a kegerater at home AND at work???You just wrote that post to show off... didnya?

  • Posted in thread: White stuff on the surface of my beer? on 10-14-2015 at 05:07 PM
    It's very hard to tell from that picture. But by no means should you dump that. I'd guess yeast
    rafts at this point, which will eventually settle out, but it's possible that you've acquired
    an infecti...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-12-2015 at 03:45 PM
    I notice you've got an airlock on there. While the bag is certainly easier to clean than the
    ceiling, I recommend you rig up a blow-off tube. You may not do some painting with this batch,
    but it's jus...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-09-2015 at 07:29 PM
    Yeah, no need to over-kill it with a bath-tub full of water. Besides, you'll need lots of ice
    to keep that volume of water cold. Just something big enough to fit the fermenter and a some
    large ice-pac...

  • Posted in thread: 1st time brewer ... Worried about fermentation temps in hot climate? on 10-09-2015 at 04:58 PM
    As Cooper says above, you'll need to control your fermentation temps. An ambient temperature of
    78 means that active fermentation will lift your brew into the 80s. Everything but a saison
    will taste b...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe Opinions on 10-09-2015 at 04:03 AM
    Ive never heard of any of these 'hopped' produces either - not to say they don't exist or
    aren't good though.For yeast with a beer that big, most yeasts can handle it so long as you're
    not under-pitch...

  • Posted in thread: Why does my LHBS make me feel like a noob? on 10-04-2015 at 01:40 PM
    Anybody that knows anything is well aware that 19 days, 13 hours and 46 minutes is ALWAYS the
    correct time to ferment any beer under any circumstances, excepting of course, when it's not
    the correct t...

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