Last Activity:08-02-2014 1:09 PM
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Posted in thread: Ph water stabiliser on 08-02-2014 at 05:57 PM
pH is a consideration when mashing, but the pH of the water itself is generally not significant
(unless it's really odd water). See John Palmer's section on Understanding Mash pH at There
is no poin...
Posted in thread: Adding yeast to priming sugar on 05-17-2014 at 05:05 PM
My guess is there's plenty of yeast there to carbonate.
Posted in thread: noob, couple questions on 05-17-2014 at 05:03 PM
Keep the door closed to the extent practical to keep out carbon monoxide.
Posted in thread: Ferm ? on 05-12-2014 at 12:47 AM
I don't think it will make a lot of difference one way or the other. You don't have to worry
about shaking up the yeast or trub - it will settle out again when the time comes. Shaking up
the carboy is...
Posted in thread: Tons of Cold break into Fermenter on 05-11-2014 at 10:20 PM
It's my understanding that a little - or even a lot - of cold break in your wort will not
particularly affect your final product.
Posted in thread: Ferm ? on 05-11-2014 at 10:01 PM
What's the ambient temperature and what temperature is your carboy?
Posted in thread: my first batch - tips or help maybe? on 05-11-2014 at 04:05 PM
You can use any form of sugar you want to prime, but they will have different tastes and you'll
need to use different amounts for the same carbonation. If you Google "priming sugar
calculator" you'll ...
Posted in thread: Who's your supplier? on 11-24-2013 at 12:33 PM
My primary LHBS is Listermann Brewing Company and they have a web presence.
Posted in thread: Low gravity, apples apples apples? on 11-24-2013 at 12:30 PM
If it really does turn out to be undrinkable, remember the joys of cooking with beer. You might
also experiment with making malt vinegar.
Posted in thread: Gusher? on 11-24-2013 at 12:28 PM
If it's still bubbling out the airlock in a noticeable way when it's undisturbed, I would hold
off on bottling.