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Posted in thread: 1st Infection on 07-28-2015 at 01:55 AM
Thanks for all the tips. I'll toss all my stored yeast just to be on the safe side. I need to
give my wort chiller a good cleaning as well. It's stainless, so I'll soak it when I clean my
pot and hope...
Posted in thread: 1st Infection on 07-24-2015 at 02:21 AM
I used the buckets for about 3.5 years so they're getting replaced. Probably around 100
batches.I was looking for something to loosen and dissolve some caked on gunk in the threads of
my pot. I can hi...
Posted in thread: 1st Infection on 07-23-2015 at 02:32 AM
It's official. I finally got my first infection after a few years of brewing and countless
batches of beer. I was starting to think it couldn't happen to me, but I was playing with fire
after several ...
Posted in thread: Fermenting too hot on 07-01-2015 at 12:29 PM
Get one of those tubs with rope handles. Fill it w some ice water and put your fermenter in it
to bring your 80 degree wort to the 60s. At that time pitch your yeast.You can easily maintain
temps in t...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-15-2015 at 02:03 AM
Hi,According to the current best recipe on page 1, the steeping don't add any IBU, which in
reality is false. By adding hopshot to 120IBU, then additional hops, you'll end up close to
200IBU, a bit of...
Posted in thread: bubble gum ester from Conan Yeast? on 06-10-2015 at 02:03 AM
What sort of lag times are people seeing with conan? I'm seeing an average of 24 to 36 hours
even with appropriate sized starters.
Posted in thread: Heady Topper- Can you clone it? on 06-09-2015 at 06:19 PM
Took a FG reading after I racked into the keg a week ago. To my surprise it was only down to
1.018. This should have been a pretty fermentable wort. From experience, Cali ale yeast would
have got me c...
Posted in thread: Band of stringy growth around inside of carboy on 06-05-2015 at 10:12 PM
Just some yeast doing its thing. You can relax
Posted in thread: Pliny the Elder Clone on 05-31-2015 at 12:29 PM
Table sugar is fine. Typically what I use
Posted in thread: Lost about 6 litres of water tonight!! on 05-27-2015 at 03:50 AM
I boil off any where from 4 to 6 liters, not counting loss to the mash. I generally use 9 to 10
gallons of water pre mash to end up with 5.5 gal in the fermenter.