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Posted in thread: Does your FG need to be adjusted if when I adjust my OG due to wort temperature on 01-09-2013 at 05:10 PM
Take your FG reading, and compensate based on that sample's temp, not the temp of your first
Posted in thread: First lager, undecided on whether to proceed with a secondary on 01-09-2013 at 05:08 PM
Rack it. When done properly, transferring to secondary proposes no risk of oxidation or
Posted in thread: Frozen yeast...oops! on 11-26-2012 at 01:39 AM
It's probably ok. I've used frozen yeast before, just make a starter beforehand.
Posted in thread: Will this harshness fade? on 04-03-2012 at 07:40 PM
If it it really is a water profile issue, it probably won't fade. Ask your municipal water
works for a mineral analysis or send a sample off to Ward labs.
Posted in thread: all my beers have been finishing 1.003ish on 04-03-2012 at 07:36 PM
Does everything taste fine? No off flavors? Bacteria can consume the leftover sugar that
Saccharomyces leaves behind, and dry out the beer.
Posted in thread: Catastrophic Failure!! on 02-29-2012 at 10:39 PM
I prefer Great Fermentations. Nothing against Tuxedo Park, but GF has a much friendlier and
more helpful staff, they've got a much bigger selection on most everything, and their store is
much, much cl...
Posted in thread: Cooling your wort on 01-25-2012 at 04:53 PM
It's all about surface area. You've got a ton of surface submerged in the beer with an
immersion chiller, and copper is REALLY effective at transferring heat.
Posted in thread: I screwed up! What should I do now? on 01-23-2012 at 10:28 PM
Next time, check your gravity before you bottle. Your hydrometer is your friend!
Posted in thread: Special B Shortage? on 01-18-2012 at 10:52 PM
Cara Aroma might be nice. Also, there's something called patagonia that I've heard of that
should be a sub.
Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 01-18-2012 at 10:11 PM
I manage a homebrew supply.