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  • Posted in thread: Primary to bottling bucket via spigot on 09-18-2014 at 12:21 PM
    I have spigots on all my fermenters. I also strain the chilled wort into them. This gives me
    about 3/8" to 1/2" trub/yeast/cold break in primary by bottling day. I rarely get a little bit
    of trub in t...

  • Posted in thread: Primary to bottling bucket via spigot on 09-17-2014 at 02:45 PM
    Anyone do this instead of auto-siphoning with good results.I placed my spigots up about 1 1/2 "
    from the bottom of the bucket and am wondering if any sediment/yeast would get sucked up
    draining to the...

  • Posted in thread: hefe fermenting question on 09-16-2014 at 01:20 PM
    Id bet it was underpitched.Yeah, 1st time using liquid yeast was unaware of the importance of a
    starter with this stuff. Brew and learn.Brewersfriend sums it up pretty good.

  • Posted in thread: hefe fermenting question on 09-16-2014 at 12:41 PM
    After 13 days in the primary my 1st hefe reading is FG of 1.017, kinda high. Suppose to be
    1.010-1.012 .Hit SG ok at 1.052 according to the kit.It stopped airlock activity on day
    9-10.What might be th...

  • Posted in thread: What are you drinking from.. on 09-13-2014 at 06:37 PM
    No pictures but a 1qt. Mason jar right now. . Works great for decanting 22 oz. bottles non stop
    . Have some pilsner glasses for 12 oz ers and other assorted glasses /mugs and a german stein
    as well.

  • Posted in thread: hefe fermenting question on 09-12-2014 at 12:50 PM
    Thanks, I'll bring it up to a warmer floor.

  • Posted in thread: Steeping Specialty Grains on 09-12-2014 at 12:34 PM
    On my 6th batch and steeped all my specialty grains in full 6 gals of water .Damn extract kit
    instructions ! Wouldn't have known the difference if i hadn't read this thread. Squeezed the
    crap out of t...

  • Posted in thread: hefe fermenting question on 09-12-2014 at 12:26 PM
    Is this unusual ? Used the liquid hefe yeast WL 300. Been fermenting in the mid 60s range.
    Seems rather long no-yes ?Piggybacking an old thread i know.

  • Posted in thread: Another Bottling Question... on 09-05-2014 at 04:39 PM
    I bottled a pale ale 1 week ago. Stuck one in the freezer for a 1/2 hour and am drinking it
    now, seems well carbonated, stayed carbonated till it was finished.Might be a little green
    still but drinkab...

  • Posted in thread: Extract kits and corn sugar quantities on 09-05-2014 at 11:58 AM
    Thanks everyoneFound a dietetic scale for a buck at a yard sale. Guess that will be better than
    a measuring cup .Still new to this homebrewing , bottling batch #5 today.

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