Last Activity:09-21-2012 12:03 PM
Posted in thread: Blow off tube..or blow off tube then airlock. on 06-06-2012 at 02:27 AM
Thanks for all the advice! I went ahead and put the airlock back in. I just like watching the
Posted in thread: Blow off tube..or blow off tube then airlock. on 06-05-2012 at 05:50 PM
This is my first time using a blow off tube; as well as a yeast starter and aeration (hence the
need for the blow off tube!). After the about 15 hours the airlock had foam and "stuff" coming
out the t...
Posted in thread: Sediment and airlock activity one hour after pitching yeast? on 06-04-2012 at 04:32 PM
WOW! I checked it this am (9 1/2 hrs after pitching) and the airlock was bubbling pretty good.
I checked again at about 10:30 (about 15 hrs after pitching) and its bubbling through the
airlock! Good t...
Posted in thread: Sediment and airlock activity one hour after pitching yeast? on 06-04-2012 at 04:57 AM
About one hour after pitching the yeast, there is already some activity in the airlock!
Infrequent bubbling, but I didn't know it could happen so quickly. There is also sedimentation
in the bottom of ...
Posted in thread: First time making a yeast starter on 06-03-2012 at 02:10 AM
Thanks for the reply, LLBeanJ...Would purchasing another tube of the same yeast from my LHBS,
and pitching that along with the starter help? (That way I don't have to wait to do another
step-up, and c...
Posted in thread: First time making a yeast starter on 06-02-2012 at 05:29 PM
Newbie question...Bought a brown ale beer kit online back in late March, but due to a ton of
"reasons"(including putting in a new kitchen) I wasn't able to brew until now (6/1). I
refrigerated the yea...
Posted in thread: Biofine Beer Fining on 07-10-2011 at 12:33 AM
It's labeled BIOFINE BEER FINING, and says it contains isinglass. Says to mix 1/4 tsp in 2 oz
cool water, let sit for 20 min, then "add after fermentation". My beer has been in the
secondary for 2 wee...
Posted in thread: Biofine Beer Fining on 07-09-2011 at 09:12 PM
I'm making my FIRST batch of beer, an American IPA, from a kit.I noticed that it was quite
cloudy when I transferred it to my secondary, so I bought a package of (Crosby & Baker) Biofine
Beer Fining f...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-22-2011 at 04:01 PM