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  • Posted in thread: What's a brewer to do in August? on 07-29-2014 at 10:59 PM
    use belgian yeast, they don't mind the higher tempBe careful with that advice..Belgian yeasts
    do need temp control for the first part of fermentation. If you just let them go at 75 ambient
    you might a...

  • Posted in thread: Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway! on 07-22-2014 at 07:19 PM
    I'm in...

  • Posted in thread: Brewed yesterday with hop socks on 07-20-2014 at 01:06 PM
    Just leave them. I would not worry at all. I mostly just dump my hops in so they go into the
    fermenter. You risk more problems by trying to get them out at this point.

  • Posted in thread: Will the carboy I bought work? on 07-19-2014 at 11:18 PM
    Yes the 5 gallon is perfect for secondary. You actually do not want any headspace when using a
    secondary.Now comes the big debate..... Most here will say you do not need to secondary a brew.
    I am in t...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Dark Strong Ale Fermentation on 07-15-2014 at 10:06 PM
    A couple of things. First it has only been a week. Step away from the fermenter and let the
    yeast work.Second, 3787 is famous for starting off fast and then slowing down and taking a very
    long time to...

  • Posted in thread: HopHouse Brewing Supply Hops Giveaway - Open to All! on 07-14-2014 at 08:38 PM
    mmmmmm. hops.I'm in.Thnqks for another good give away, even though I never win anything.

  • Posted in thread: Residual Sugars and Bottling---Must we add sugar? on 07-11-2014 at 11:06 PM
    Right but what I'm saying is, what would happen if instead of fermenting completely, you
    fermented almost completely but allowed for residual sugars? Say hypothetically it takes 8 days
    for fermentatio...

  • Posted in thread: Son of a Fermentation Chiller Wort Temperature on 07-10-2014 at 08:20 PM
    I have one and about 25 degrees below ambient is about what you can expect. Maybe a little more
    if you use the stackable water bottles. I can stack three on each side. I think doing that you
    may get d...

  • Posted in thread: selling homebrew/license questions on 07-09-2014 at 12:59 AM
    It is called home brew for a reason. It is meant to be consumed at home. There is no way to
    sell it without becoming a liscensed brewery. any efforts to get around it by doing things like
    selling cups...

  • Posted in thread: Raising temp to restart a stuck fermentation? on 07-08-2014 at 10:33 PM
    How do you know it stopped? Airlock activity means nothing. The only way to know if it has
    stopped. is with a gravity reading. Take a gravity reading and report back.Here is a good video
    to show that ...