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Posted in thread: Extremely Filthy Moldy Fermenter on 09-21-2012 at 07:41 PM
ok, I'll try the oxyclean thing. Never new my mother so I guess I didn't get that advice. You
would think there has to be some strong stuff you could buy at home depot that would just
Posted in thread: Extremely Filthy Moldy Fermenter on 09-21-2012 at 07:22 PM
So I haven't brewed for a while now and I have been very lazy with cleaning one particular
glass carboy. At the time I used it as a secondary for a chili beer. after racking the beer off
I simply left...
Posted in thread: First time building water on 10-06-2011 at 04:13 PM
well it's been about 8 days since brew day and I gotta say things went very well. Thanks again
for all you're help. I didn't take a ph reading or anything but I went from 1.052 down to 1.012
and the b...
Posted in thread: First time building water on 09-28-2011 at 11:29 PM
Thanks for all of the great reads. So the way i see it is to start small with the calcium
chloride addition and build from there. The brew store is closed and I need to brew tonight so
do I really nee...
Posted in thread: First time building water on 09-28-2011 at 06:20 PM
So I moved to a new house and it has water softners. I found a cheap source of RO water and
plan on building my water up from there. I'm new to this but have a basic understanding and
know that I shou...
Posted in thread: WYEAST 3724 Belgian Saison on 08-02-2011 at 05:36 PM
1.096 to 1.009 in only 3 weeks with this yeast! And it is still fermenting. I kind of cheated
though. added 5 lbs of honey to the primary as fermentation started slowing. Either way it
tastes pretty d...
Posted in thread: 3724 Saison yeast problems (surprise, surprise) on 07-24-2011 at 07:28 PM
I think like Malfet said you need to pitch at a lower temp like less than 80 and then let it
sit there for 2-3 days or so and than warm it up. I don't even think it is OG related. I did a
saison 4 wee...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison HOT fermentation on 07-20-2011 at 05:05 PM
yeah it may keep creeping but shoot I don't know it was my first time using it. I did mash
really low for a long time and added sugar towards the end of fermentation which probably
helped me dry it ou...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3724 Belgian Saison HOT fermentation on 07-16-2011 at 01:24 AM
Taurean, I had similiar luck with my 3724 I made a starter and pitched at 75-80 degrees. kept
it there for 2-3 days then it started to slow. I put it out in my garage which easily gets up
to 100 durin...
Posted in thread: Looking for a Belgian recipe with Am 2-row on 05-18-2011 at 10:37 PM
Just about every belgian and saison I've made has been with american 2 row and they all tasted
just fine. I am going to switch my base malt to pilsner and want to try 2 simple belgian
recipes side by ...