Last Activity:06-11-2012 1:40 PM
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on 06-11-2012 at 12:38 PM
Brewed a 5 gallon batch with 1.066 original gravity. Added Wyeast 1728 Scottish Ale. It's been
almost 5 weeks now and the gravity is only 1.022 and it still tastes sweet. Should I just give
it more ti...
Posted in thread: What the heck is this? on 06-01-2012 at 01:40 PM
What was the temperature on the night that you set it out? I believe that mid-50s are the
best.Sounds about right. It was low 60s or high 50s.
Posted in thread: What the heck is this? on 05-30-2012 at 12:52 AM
To clarify... it was out for one night. Then it was sealed with an airlock for 2 months. Looks
like my thoughts are confirmed- it got moldy and needs to be disposed. Any tips on how to
prevent mold th...
Posted in thread: What the heck is this? on 05-29-2012 at 03:36 PM
Made a starter with some DME and dried wild hops. Left it out overnight on a cool spring
evening with cheesecloth to keep pests out. Then I sealed it with an airlock for a couple of
months. Now smells...
Posted in thread: 75 minute ipa yeast on 03-25-2012 at 02:50 AM
I just got my stir plate last week and I happened to drink a bottle of 75 minute that night. I
figured what the heck, I brewed up a small starter and stepped it up a couple of times. I can't
say for s...
Posted in thread: Barleywine - Champagne Yeast in Secondary on 03-18-2012 at 08:52 PM
I'm brewing an all grain barleywine kit. The recipe indicates a SG of 1.084 and FG 1.023.
Before the boil the wort measured 1.090. Unfortunately I couldn't check after the boil because
the hygrometer ...
Posted in thread: Too Much Hot Break ? on 02-29-2012 at 03:49 PM
Looks like hot break to me ... Just a lot of itThats just one piece. There were many pieces of
that size and even bigger. Any idea what could cause this much hot break?
Posted in thread: Too Much Hot Break ? on 02-29-2012 at 03:18 PM
looks nice!!So it's safe to assume that a bunch of that stuff moving around in the boil is
fine? Wonder how come it hasn't happened to me before. Maybe it did but I just didn't notice
because of the h...
Posted in thread: Too Much Hot Break ? on 02-29-2012 at 02:21 PM
I have always used pellets, and they do produce a lot foam. I just throw mine in the boil and
strain them after. I have never seen "golf ball " sized egg dop soup looking stuff. Did you
happen to take...
Posted in thread: Too Much Hot Break ? on 02-29-2012 at 02:11 PM
I'm confused, did you boil 20 lbs of grain and the hops together? Did you use whole hops or
pellets?Edited for clarity. Pellets.
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