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Posted in thread: sanitizing before adding stuff to secondary? on 11-30-2013 at 04:16 PM
The indicator in my brain beeped twice recently...
Posted in thread: sanitizing before adding stuff to secondary? on 11-29-2013 at 07:15 PM
I never heard of this before. Please provide some supporting evidence. The yeast on the bottom
are done, dormant, and have no further part in the process. With respect to extracting and
Posted in thread: sanitizing before adding stuff to secondary? on 11-29-2013 at 07:14 PM
Secondary is really just to clear your beer, and when you rack to secondary it's a convenient
time to add stuff to it. But that's completely off topic....... Pretend that I didn't even
mention the wor...
Posted in thread: sanitizing before adding stuff to secondary? on 11-29-2013 at 07:13 PM
Because if you throw additives in the primary, there is a better than even chance that
whatever flavor you're trying to get will likely be eaten by the yeast.Yet another myth. I only
add things to pr...
Posted in thread: sanitizing before adding stuff to secondary? on 11-28-2013 at 11:10 PM
I still don't understand why folks are using secondaries for additions like this...
Posted in thread: Fermentation time for a Christmas Ale? on 11-24-2013 at 11:11 PM
I bought an xmas spiced ale kit and am not sure how long to leave it in the primary fermentor
before bottling. 3 weeks? 4 weeks? Do I need any time in a secondary fermentor?Unless your OG
is over 1.08...
Posted in thread: Which Brew Kit? on 11-24-2013 at 11:10 PM
I would personally go with the midwest kit, but I would ask them if you can swap out the 5
gallon plastic carboy for a 6 gallon so you can use it as a second primary. Their retail price
is only 1$ dif...
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 11-24-2013 at 11:07 PM
How does this look and tips or suggestions? If you accurately rinsed your yeast, the liquid in
top would be almost clear. Harvesting from starters is easier and cleaner ;)
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 11-24-2013 at 06:33 AM
My WLP007 does not attenuate as well as it used to. 007 is a real clumper but after using it a
few times, the clumping is very minor now.Try harvesting 007 from starters, it'll perform
almost exactly ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation stopped after 3 days? on 11-22-2013 at 05:12 AM
Likely finished. Smoked in Tumbler?