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Posted in thread: to dilute or not to dilute? on 03-06-2015 at 02:39 AM
Sounds like you just need more fermenting time. Whether you add extra water or not, 1.022 for
an IPA does not signal that fermenting is complete. What was the starting gravity? what yeast
did you use?...
Posted in thread: to dilute or not to dilute? on 03-06-2015 at 02:33 AM
The 1.022 FG almost certainly means something went wrong along the way. Topping off another 10%
of the volume isn't really going to fix the issue, and the fact that you fermented 5 gallons
instead of ...
Posted in thread: to dilute or not to dilute? on 03-06-2015 at 02:22 AM
so i made 5.0 gallons of an IPA for a recipe designed for 5.5 gallons...which means i am
missing 0.5 gallons of water in my current batch.unfortunately, what made me realize this was
when my FG was ar...
Posted in thread: Kegerator Build on 02-11-2014 at 09:43 AM
beautiful. very nice build.
Posted in thread: Wheat beer fementation temp question on 05-30-2013 at 04:07 AM
I used a wet-tshirt and it worked extremely well. My house went from 66 to 74 in the day. Wort
was at 66 this morning, and went to 65 at the end of the day after applying the wet-tshirt. It
Posted in thread: First time brewer on 05-30-2013 at 04:03 AM
So I am brewing my first batch of irish stout (Midwest supply extract kit). I fermented in the
primary for five days and just racked to the secondary. The starting OG was 1.05 and was 1.018
Posted in thread: it's finally time: building a keezer (questions) on 05-30-2013 at 03:54 AM
thank you friends. i've spent all day doing my homework and have a much better idea of what i
need to do. again, thank you.......or you could build a coffin keezer and skip the collar. I
have a GE 7 c...
Posted in thread: What is this? on 05-29-2013 at 07:14 PM
from that picture alone, i would say everything looks healthy. my guess is a bit of yeast and
Posted in thread: it's finally time: building a keezer (questions) on 05-29-2013 at 07:10 PM
friends,long time since being on HBT. i am mechanically stupid and DIY-dumb, so sorry for the
stupid questions beforehand.med school is starting soon, so i figured i should finally get
around to build...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 11-22-2012 at 02:01 AM
So my FG is finishing a little high (1.025), but my OG was also a little high (1.071). Since my
ABV is a little higher than expected, I was thinking about adding water to the fermenter to dry
it out a...