Last Activity:05-03-2008 9:34 PM
Posted in thread: Pro/Cons of Aeration AFTER Pitching? on 03-02-2008 at 05:08 PM
Most importantly, don't aerate significantly after you pitch. Once fermentation begins,
aeration is likely to oxidize your beer rather than help the yeast.How long after pitching are
we talking about?...
Posted in thread: Pro/Cons of Aeration AFTER Pitching? on 03-02-2008 at 04:11 PM
I have read instructions providing different techniques regarding when to aerate. Some say to
aerate prior to pitching the yeast, some say to aerate immediately after pitching. I have done
both and mo...
Posted in thread: Normal Taste Prior to Bottling? on 02-09-2008 at 11:12 PM
Just an update for all of you who were kind enough to offer your thoughts and advice on my
first batch, this is an update. After having gone through almost the entire batch described in
this thread wi...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Coastal Georgia on 02-01-2008 at 12:46 AM
Any other brewers from Brunswick GA here? Kevin, I sent you a message a few weeks back but not
sure if you got it. I'm trying to recruit some of my buddies to start brewing; I think I almost
got them ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-24-2008 at 12:24 AM
It'll be fine, no matter which yeast is actually doing the job. You might have had more hefe
taste if you let the hefe yeast do its work, but it sure is hard to wait! Either way, the beer
will still t...
Posted in thread: Fermentation can take 24 to 72 hrs to show visible signs. on 01-23-2008 at 01:30 PM
I'm brewing a wheat beer. It sat in the fermenter for over 27 hours with no activity. I
originally used white labs hefeweizen IV yeast but repitched with muntons dry yeast last night
after 27 hours of...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Coastal Georgia on 01-20-2008 at 04:10 AM
Another brewer from Brunswick here. Great LHBS in Jax. Just Brew it. It is off Cassatt. ALso
look into joining CASK the Homebrew Club in JAx area. Where do you live in Brunswick? I'm off
303 and 82. S...
Posted in thread: Normal Taste Prior to Bottling? on 01-19-2008 at 04:03 PM
Room temperature doesn't matter at all. It's the temperature of the fermenting beer that
matters. But, the reason they say to put it in a 60-70 degree warm makes sense- it's easier to
keep the beer at...
Posted in thread: Normal Taste Prior to Bottling? on 01-19-2008 at 02:12 PM
What you need is a fermometer that sticks on the side of your ale pale or carboy. This will
tell you what the actual fermentation temperature is so you can take action like the old bucket
of water and...
Posted in thread: Greetings from Coastal Georgia on 01-19-2008 at 01:41 PM
Hello all from Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. Just started in December after wife got me the
starter kit from Homebrewers Outpost for Christmas. I am already on my second batch, one is
conditioning in ...