Last Activity:04-29-2009 12:36 AM
Posted in thread: Ringwood yeast help on 04-28-2009 at 02:50 AM
Thanks for the info Wayne! It's the Wyeast as you assumed. Let me elaborate a little more. I
didn't do too much in regard to aeration; it was poured from the pot into a strainer and shaken
Posted in thread: Ringwood yeast help on 04-27-2009 at 11:16 PM
This yeast came in my Porter kit from NB. It's been a week and let's just say it's going slow
and steady. Normally, I rack to my secondary when there's a bubble every 15-20 seconds. After
Posted in thread: Fermentation weak? on 04-24-2009 at 11:32 PM
Thats just how the ringwood yeast is. its a pretty strange strain compared to all of the other
yeast I have usedThanks for the info!
Posted in thread: Fermentation weak? on 04-24-2009 at 11:31 PM
what temps are you keeping your fermentation at? If its too hot you can have a quick
fermentation that drops out real fast.The day after it was pitched it reached 72, which was
it's highest. It's been...
Posted in thread: Fermentation weak? on 04-24-2009 at 03:45 AM
When you say "the trub is in suspension," do you mean that there is a krausen? If you are not
sure what krausen is, look here: has krausen, quite a decent amount. With the IR, the trub at
Posted in thread: Fermentation weak? on 04-24-2009 at 03:32 AM
Hello fellow brewers,I have a question regarding the fermentation of my most recent brew. Itís
my second brew actually, so my thumbs are pretty green. My first brew was an Irish Red, as it
Posted in thread: Cheap Brew Pot on 04-09-2009 at 10:44 PM
Hello. I'm very new to this forum, so I thought I'd try to make a contribution. I found a 8 gal
pot at Walmart for $19.97 which has worked great for full 5 gal boils. Its labeled as a tamale
Posted in thread: Still krausen... Should I rack into secondary? on 04-08-2009 at 11:27 PM
Iíve read How To Brew already. I should do it twice, itís that good. I appreciate everyoneís
comments and suggestions! The article I referenced in the original post is very convincing, so
Iím going to...
Posted in thread: Still krausen... Should I rack into secondary? on 04-08-2009 at 10:32 PM
I just brewed my first batch on Saturday. I've been trying to read as soak up as much
information as possible, but I have a question I was unable to find a good answer to. Let me
back up for a second....
Posted in thread: 32oz Mississippi Mud bottle reusable? on 04-02-2009 at 04:52 AM
I was checking out these bottles for my collection. Theyíre large (32oz) and have a nice finger
handle. What Iím wondering is if the aluminum screw-on cap will seal properly. Has anyone used
or tried ...