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Posted in thread: racking on 04-18-2013 at 05:53 AM
Always wait till after or at least till the very end of primary fermentation when there is only
slight activity in the airlock or when the FG stops changing.I wouldn't go by activity in the
Posted in thread: First Batch in the primary! on 04-18-2013 at 04:57 AM
Congrats on your first brew. 1. Don't rack to secondary this Sunday (21st), wait at least 2
weeks until you rack to secondary to let the yeast clean up after themselves. Don't go by the
bubbles in the...
Posted in thread: racking on 04-18-2013 at 04:45 AM
There is no purpose in racking BEFORE the beer is done, don't do that. You need to give the
yeast time to finish fermenting and also to clean things up. Depending on the style I always
leave in primar...
Posted in thread: Funny Taste on 04-18-2013 at 04:43 AM
What he's describing sounds more like esters and maybe fusels rather than diacetyl.Could be I
don't know, that is why I asked lol
Posted in thread: Imcomplete fermentation? on 04-18-2013 at 04:01 AM
What fg were you shooting for? I have used wlp004 for many of my stouts and I rarely get past
1.017 or so, but I like how it leaves the stout with a little bit of sweetness. Next time I
would go with ...
Posted in thread: Funny Taste on 04-18-2013 at 03:54 AM
Possible diacetyl...is it a buttery taste, kind of like a Corona without a lime?
Posted in thread: Help! My AG Beer Tastes like Hop Water on 04-12-2013 at 04:58 AM
Did you take the gravity before or after adding 2 gallons of water?
Posted in thread: Bottle caps on 03-30-2013 at 09:26 PM
You have to use new ones. Buy them at any homebrew shop or online.
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Q. on 03-30-2013 at 09:25 PM
I would divide equally into the 3 fermenters.
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 03-26-2013 at 03:27 AM
LMAFO!!! Seems your dad was a homebrewer!!Haha, no but....he somehow knew I would become one.