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Posted in thread: What's in your fermenter(s)? on 12-03-2013 at 07:06 PM
I've got my first ever all grain fermenting away. It's actually the first time I've ever gone
for a straight clone of a beer: Ruination IPA. Unfortunately, as it was my first all grain, I
Posted in thread: 30th Birthday Party labels on 10-26-2013 at 06:55 PM
Hey guys and gals!So I'm having a 30th birthday bash which I'm calling my 30th Revolution party
because I'll have completed my 30th revolution around the sun at that point. Nerdy... I know.
Would you ...
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-21-2013 at 03:55 PM
Update! My beer was definitely infected and it must have been pretty bad seeing as it was
giving noticeable signs after less than 48 hours. For anyone wondering, the signs included a
nice sulfur smell...
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout critique on 10-09-2013 at 03:00 PM
I'd add some Roasted Barley to it, maybe 5%.Unfortunately, I had the brewing fever and my Local
Brew Store didn't have any. I'll definitely order that before my next Imp Stout. Carafa II will
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-09-2013 at 02:42 PM
A normal fermentation. :)You're making me feel better already. I may have to RDWHAHB with one
of my aged Barley Wines. Anyway, I'll update to let you know when it comes down to bottling how
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-09-2013 at 01:55 PM
Second, that beer looks pretty much finished. If it's only been 2.5 days, as you say, then I'm
concerned it may have fermented too hot, which would result in some unpleasant off-flavours. In
Posted in thread: Post your infection on 10-09-2013 at 08:25 AM
Alright boys and girls!I brewed up a solid DIPA on Sunday with an OG of 1.085 and pitched some
yeast that I harvested from a bottle of Sierra Nevada Bigfoot. This was before I knew that SN
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout critique on 10-08-2013 at 12:56 PM
So this'll be my first Imp Stout and I really like creating my own recipes so i figured i'd
have a go after doing some research into what it is that make a stout... I brew in metric so
I'll be giving ...
Posted in thread: Harvested Sierra Nevada Yeast - Rotten Egg smell? on 10-08-2013 at 12:30 PM
Hydrogen sulfide can indicate stressed yeast. Given your lag time and that you harvested from a
high alcohol beer (cell count?), I'd say that is a likely culprit.Just curuious...why go
through the tro...
Posted in thread: Harvested Sierra Nevada Yeast - Rotten Egg smell? on 10-08-2013 at 11:12 AM
Let it sit on the yeast for a bit longer and let it work itself out:Sulfur/Hydrogen
SulfideTastes/Smells Like:Sulfur, burning match, rotten egg, raw sewagePossible Causes:Hydrogen
sulfide, which is th...