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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
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
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...
Posted in thread: How to read the Hydrometer on 09-30-2015 at 08:04 PM
If you cold crash it, those particles will drop to the bottom within a couple of days. You're
likely done, but patience is a virtue and will give you clearer beer.
Posted in thread: To keg or not to keg?? on 09-29-2015 at 04:29 PM
If you can afford it then go straight to kegging. You don't have to buy a bottling bucket,
capper, bottles, bottle brush, bottling wand, bottle sanitizer, etc. While these don't amount
to a huge cost,...
Posted in thread: Mashing in the oven instead of a tun on 09-22-2015 at 10:05 PM
Do you realize that this thread has cobwebs all over it?
Posted in thread: Fruit extract question on 09-04-2015 at 12:51 AM
Sometimes I find that the same beer tastes differently at 8 in the morning than it does later
in the evening. :fro:
Posted in thread: Probable infection in IPA. HELP! on 09-04-2015 at 12:35 AM
"dumpenbrau" - haha! Never heard that before...