Last Activity:05-14-2011 6:51 AM
Posted in thread: Should my primary bucket have an odor on 01-12-2011 at 12:58 AM
Thanks for the replies. Looks like things are normal. Both of my buckets do have the faint
odor; one of them is a bucket-only and the other is a bottling bucket in which I primary
ferment. I don't bot...
Posted in thread: Should my primary bucket have an odor on 01-11-2011 at 10:41 PM
I'm noticing the buckets I use for primary fermentation keep a cidery smell even after washing
them thoroughly and giving them an overnight soak with oxiclean and a good rinse. Even after a
few weeks ...
Posted in thread: Teenie bubbles in secondary on 10-14-2010 at 09:50 PM
OG was 1.045. It was a partial mash (5lbs of grain); single infusion with strike @ 166 °F
yieldng a mash temp of 152 °F for one hour.
Posted in thread: Teenie bubbles in secondary on 10-14-2010 at 12:10 PM
SG is 1.011. Temperatures during fermentation/secondary were very stable at 69-70°F. I would
say it's been stable for 5 or 6 days with the exception that the teenie bubbles have been
present for a we...
Posted in thread: Teenie bubbles in secondary on 10-14-2010 at 11:08 AM
Hi, I've fermented a Wit in primary for a week (with excellent activity) and then transferred
to secondary. It's been in secondary for 10 days now. I expected that all activity would have
stopped by n...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash question on 09-14-2010 at 01:39 AM
Hello and thanks for a wonderful forum. As a result of the great information shared here, I'm
brewing better and better beers (at least according to my friends) . So far, I've brewed only
Posted in thread: Yeast didn't start, Now what? on 08-15-2010 at 04:33 PM
Starting Gravity is 1.045. No fermentation yet. I'll check this evening and if no activity,
I'll repitch tomorrow. Thanks for the quick replies.
Posted in thread: Yeast didn't start, Now what? on 08-15-2010 at 01:55 PM
I'm brewing a simple, extract-based ale and all seemed well. Yesterday morning(Saturday), after
boil/cool-down, I pitched Cooper's dry yeast and let sit for 10 minute before stirring. Now,
after more ...
Posted in thread: When can I force-carb a Lager. on 08-12-2010 at 02:50 AM
As a follow-up question related to force-carbing, is it necessary to connect CO2 supply to the
liquid-out connection of the corny keg?
Posted in thread: When can I force-carb a Lager. on 08-12-2010 at 02:32 AM
Hi all,I've had my lager in a corny keg in the cold fridge at 34°F for two weeks now. Is it ok
to force carb at this point? I plan on slow force-carb'ing by setting pressure at 10-12 psi
over the cour...