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Posted in thread: Can Sugars Come Out of Suspension While Cooling? on 04-28-2014 at 02:52 AM
I'm certainly not an expert, but it sounds like a cold break to me. All the sugar has been
dissolved, so it would not fall out of suspension. It's not suspended. It's now a solution.
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Posted in thread: What do you guys do when you hit a wall? on 10-15-2012 at 11:21 AM
Say ouch, and look around to see who pushed me.You could try making some wine/mead/cider
instead. The typical process is somewhat different for each one, and each is interesting in
it's own way.+1. Go...
Posted in thread: brewing better beer on 10-08-2012 at 11:44 PM
another vote for temp controll and pitching the proper amount of healthy yeast.+1
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-03-2012 at 01:15 AM
Look, I am trying to help you out here, and part of the troubleshooting process is eliminating
variables. I already told you what I think about the yeast, but thought it would be worth
looking into yo...
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 11:08 AM
Thanks. I'll warm 'er back up a bit and see what we get!
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 04:50 AM
I'm not an idiot. I know how to measure temps. My question was about the yeast. Not the temps.
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 04:20 AM
No. 2 hours after the swap it was 55. Not 12.
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 04:05 AM
Well I was swapping them when it got to mid 60s. Apparently that's too early?
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 03:54 AM
Just to clarify, I actually have been checking temps all along. They just never dropped below
59 until today, which I've read is the low end of the range for 05. Ferm temps started at
60-61, so i didn...
Posted in thread: Swamp cooler TOO cold! on 10-02-2012 at 03:32 AM
Well I finally decided to try to control my fermentation temps with a swamp cooler. The other
day I brewed a pale ale with US-05 and put 'er in the cooler. I've been switching out 1/2
gallon ice jugs ...