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Posted in thread: another wyeast 2565 question on 03-01-2016 at 02:15 AM
After 2 days, they (5 gallons in bucket, and 5 in conical),both volcanoed out the tops. Cleaned
up the mess and loosened the lid on the bucket and conical for a couple days, til things calmed
Posted in thread: another wyeast 2565 question on 02-21-2016 at 06:23 PM
I have a 1.050 kolsch going in my fast ferment conical. The thermowell temperature says it is
53* (ambient about 50*). It is bubbling vigorously every 4 seconds, . I pitched onto the yeast
cake from a...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 02-16-2016 at 05:15 PM
How many wrappings of teflon tape are you all using to stop thermowell leakage? So far I've not
been successful in getting a good seal with the standard 3 wrappings.I stretched a keg post "0"
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 12-17-2015 at 03:09 AM
Great idea! Will have to give it a try. Do you clean the thermowell after every brew? The fact
that it leaks just a little bit tells me it's probably a good place for contamination to
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 12-16-2015 at 06:07 PM
Thanks! Ya i realized afterwards that tape on the union fitting threads was wrong, It's off
now. Only problem I have is the thermowell leaks ever so little. Not enough to actually drip
but still has a...
Posted in thread: star san mothball smell on 12-04-2015 at 08:55 PM
Hi all,To start, i racked a munich helles from my fastferment conical after 3 weeks at 50*, and
then up to 68* for diacytel rest. At 4 weeks when i was going to rack to keg, i gave it a
taste, and it ...
Posted in thread: FastFerment Conical Fermenter PRESALE- $90 Shipped!!! Only 1000 units! on 09-29-2015 at 11:45 PM
Hi,Just like to say that the customer support at Fastbrewing is A1. There was no Canadian
option to purchase the pre-order of the TCJ, so I emailed Casey on Sept.22, he got back to me
on the 24th, and...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 05-23-2015 at 05:58 PM
I would just keg it. I doubt you are going to get much of a difference in the amount of
suspended yeast in 24hr if you already waited weeks. My experience was like yours, lots of nice
clean yeast coll...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 05-10-2015 at 07:59 PM
Hi all,Finished my first batch through the fastferment conical. A pilsner with wyeast 2278, 6
liter starter split between two 5.5 gallon batches into a 1.053 wort. Dumped wort in, then
waited 6 hours,...
Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 04-20-2015 at 09:50 PM
Would this work in lieu of the thin gaskets? Should be simple enough to trace out and cut.