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Posted in thread: Temperature problem on 05-26-2013 at 04:32 PM
Two days to Puertecitos OMG! It takes less than 3 hours to get to San Felipe from the Calexico
border. It's another hour from there. They are trying to connect that hwy (5) to Hwy (1) on the
Posted in thread: Air lock on 05-16-2013 at 04:40 PM
So what would happen if you accidentally spilled a tad of vodka into the air lock onto the wort
because you forgot to put the top plastic cone thing on your fermenter first?
Posted in thread: Temperature problem on 05-16-2013 at 04:27 PM
Wile E,This is only my 3rd brew. I have brewed Hefe each time. This time I did a full boil. I
like the ice bottles and tub suggestion. Being on solar limits my power situation. I have been
told to try...
Posted in thread: Temperature problem on 05-15-2013 at 03:55 PM
Thanks guys. I'll let you know how it turns out. The ambient temp has been 80 in the house
almost everywhere and a lot hotter outside. I've been reading a thermometer I have sitting
under the wet towe...
Posted in thread: Temperature problem on 05-14-2013 at 07:28 PM
I have a batch of Hefe in it's 6th day in primary fermenter. I'm in Baja Ca and it's been
really hot here. I keep the fermenter wrapped with a black wet towel and have a fan on it. It's
been hanging a...
Posted in thread: No fiz root beer on 03-22-2012 at 09:14 PM
1 cup sugar in a plastic liter bottle then I added 1/4 tsp of Hodgson Mill yeast and shook it
really good then swirled it to make it concave then added 1 tblsp root beer extract. I added
water to abou...
Posted in thread: No fiz root beer on 03-22-2012 at 04:52 PM
Oh, I forgot to mention I used Hodgson Mill yeast. The recipe said you can use any yeast. Could
that be my problem?
Posted in thread: No fiz root beer on 03-22-2012 at 04:48 PM
The recipe is just too simple to mess up but I have twice now. My root beer is flat. I saved it
and got it back down to room temperature. How can I fix it. It tastes fine except for no
Posted in thread: Transporting bottles being conditioned on 03-16-2012 at 12:02 AM
Thanks. I thought I was asking for trouble.
Posted in thread: Transporting bottles being conditioned on 03-15-2012 at 10:07 PM
I'm leaving for Mexico in 15 days or so. I don't want to haul all my equipment but I need to
leave soon. Can I brew a batch and dare haul it after bottling? It's a 7 hour drive. I'm
brewing a Hef.