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Posted in thread: Question on first WineXpert wine from a brewer on 03-06-2011 at 09:50 PM
Thanks Yooper. That's what I needed to know. Instructions were clear, but my brewing experience
was telling me "that can't be right." Thanks!
Posted in thread: Question on first WineXpert wine from a brewer on 03-06-2011 at 06:10 PM
Hi all. Making my first wine from a WineXpert kit. Mixed everything together last weekend.
Directions say wait 8 days then rack to secondary if gravity below 1.010. My wine is still
Posted in thread: Ringwood --> Diacetyl Rest --> Yeast Cake Pitch on 02-18-2010 at 07:50 AM
Posted in thread: Ringwood --> Diacetyl Rest --> Yeast Cake Pitch on 02-17-2010 at 03:30 AM
I brewed a porter last weekend with Wyeast 1187 Ringwood Ale. Kind of a spur of the moment grab
a recipe and brew session. Been reading up on Ringwood since then and sounds like an
interesting yeast. ...
Posted in thread: Brew ruined by bottling(?) - Help please. on 01-10-2010 at 09:20 PM
The only source of infection would seemingly be the bottling bucket, racking cane, tubing,
and/or the bottles themselves. Since it affects the batch, that mostly rules out the bottles.
The bottling bu...
Posted in thread: Brew ruined by bottling(?) - Help please. on 01-10-2010 at 07:59 PM
I boil filtered tap water and top-off with bottled water. I use StarSan to sanitize and PBW to
clean. Different batches, different times, different fermenters - same results.
Posted in thread: Brew ruined by bottling(?) - Help please. on 01-10-2010 at 06:59 PM
OK. This is going to be rough because I don't know that I can explain the problem well enough
to get a reasonable suggestion for a solution.I am an experienced extract brewer. The vast
majority of my ...
Posted in thread: Noob full boil Qs on 01-10-2010 at 06:27 PM
Thanks for all the replies guys, and the local tip nebben. I was actually planning about 6gal
for a 5gal batch. My main concern is transfer of the wort from big pot to fermenter and
filtering out the ...
Posted in thread: Clean up - Splattered wort on stove top on 01-10-2010 at 06:14 PM
Posted in thread: Noob full boil Qs on 01-08-2010 at 04:00 AM
You are going to want to use a stainless steel braid connected to a copper or stainless dip
tube connected to a compression fitting that screws into the female on the bulkhead. If not,
you are going t...