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Posted in thread: Finished way too high, possibly stuck? on 01-02-2012 at 07:38 PM
no, it's just that a lot of people don't know that you have to do some conversion with the
refractometer reading on fermented wort and are left assuming their beer finished too high.
Wouldn't have bee...
Posted in thread: Submerging the Plate Chiller in Ice Water? on 01-02-2012 at 07:32 PM
you want it cooler than 58?
Posted in thread: Final OG on 01-02-2012 at 07:28 PM
It means more of the sugars were fermentable and were. End result is a drier (less sweet) ale
with more alcohol than expected. I wouldn't worry about it. If you like it you like it.
Posted in thread: Area with the most breweries? on 01-02-2012 at 07:19 PM
100,000.How does that compare to your area?About the same............
Posted in thread: False bottom for igloo recommendations? on 01-02-2012 at 07:14 PM
A copper manifold works for me and is a pretty cheap and quick way to go about it.
Posted in thread: Hydrometer w/ pic on 01-02-2012 at 07:11 PM
You got it. Even longer for some Ales. I ferment for a month when my pipeline is full.
Posted in thread: Hydrometer w/ pic on 01-02-2012 at 07:09 PM
You can throw those instructions away at this point. Minimum 2 weeks. Trust us.
Posted in thread: Finished way too high, possibly stuck? on 01-02-2012 at 06:56 PM
You get a refractometer for Cristmas by chance?
Posted in thread: Hydrometer w/ pic on 01-02-2012 at 06:54 PM
That is your Starting or Original Gravity. Write it down. Your reading after fementation will
be your Final or Terminal gravity. These numbers will allow you to determine your alcohol
Posted in thread: Less than 5 gallon batches on 01-02-2012 at 06:52 PM
Thanks. Don't want to spend $$$ and have a larger batch not turn out until I am more
experienced.I wouldn't worry about that and besides, it against the rules to worry. You'll
enjoy your first batch a...