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Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 08-11-2014 at 02:33 AM
Thanks for the reply.Did you substitute the cane sugar 1:1 for the corn sugar.I don't want
Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 08-11-2014 at 01:04 AM
I'm getting ready to bottle a batch of Belgian dubbel. My kit did not include priming sugar. I
meant to order some but it slipped my mind and now 3 months later and ready to bottle and I
realize I nee...
Posted in thread: Bad Bugs vs Lager Yeast on 09-25-2011 at 04:42 PM
I made 5 gallons of extract pilsner lager last Wednesday night. The Wyeast activator pack I had
didn't swell right away so I put a solid stopper on the carboy thinking the smack pack would
swell by th...
Posted in thread: Alcohol in my root beer??? on 04-13-2010 at 10:58 PM
This thread sort of went off on a tangent so I'm going to try bring it back.My son and I just
made a case of cola from an extract kit I got from my homebrew supplier. I used Red Star
champagne yeast a...
Posted in thread: Yeast pack warm on 08-16-2009 at 04:47 AM
OK, took the pack out of the fridge at 7:00am, smacked the pack and made sure the pack was
broke open. Here it is at midnight and the package, as far as I can tell, has not gotten any
bigger. No notic...
Posted in thread: Yeast pack warm on 08-12-2009 at 05:39 PM
OK, I can start the pack an see if it inflates, If it doesn't I can order more dry yeast before
I brew. Now that I have a contingency plan, what are the chances of the yeast going bad after
2-3 days a...
Posted in thread: Yeast pack warm on 08-12-2009 at 03:53 PM
I'm not ready to brew today. How long will it keep after smacking?If I wait until brew day and
it doesn't activate then I have 5 gallons of wortand no yeast.
Posted in thread: Yeast pack warm on 08-12-2009 at 03:50 PM
I inadvertently ordered liquid yeast with my last extract kit order.I normally order dry yeast
and I'm used to handling and using dry yeast.When the order got to my door it I opened the
Posted in thread: Spill my yeast on 05-02-2009 at 06:50 PM
Thanks for the reply and reassurance. I was thinking the yeast will propagate until there are
not enough fermentable sugars to go around.On a plus side this batch, my first lager, and my
9th batch eve...
Posted in thread: Spill my yeast on 05-02-2009 at 06:21 PM
I was getting ready to pitch my dry yeast into the primary carboy. I cut the top off the yeast
packet and set it upright to the side. While I was taking the bung off the carboy the yeast
packet fell o...