Last Activity:04-09-2012 2:44 PM
Posted in thread: Mashing on 02-02-2012 at 07:05 PM
can you send me a picture of what you built?
Posted in thread: Mashing on 02-02-2012 at 06:54 PM
I have the home depot 10 gal round cooler that I have been using as my mash tun. The drain tube
has been working ok, but last brew it clogged and was a pain. Does anyone use, and how well
does the fal...
Posted in thread: fermentation/gravity on 01-19-2012 at 12:43 AM
My algrain 5 gal batch has been fermenting for 12 days and got so vigorous I had to put on a
blowoff tube. My O/G was 1.051. I just took another reading and its at 1.02 and kinda
carbonated. I know I ...
Posted in thread: fermenting on 01-08-2012 at 06:34 PM
The krausen is bubbling into the airlock, as you can see. It is not exiting the airlock, as you
can see it is all in the vodka. So the only risk is the possibility of having to clean up a
mess if I do...
Posted in thread: yeast/oxygenating on 01-08-2012 at 03:15 PM
FYI 2 days ago I brewed a 5 gallon all grain. After the wort was chilled to 70 degrees, I
attached an oxygen tube to my racking arm that came with my original brewing kit. I turned on
the oxygen and l...
Posted in thread: Fermenting on 01-08-2012 at 02:18 PM
My all grain is fermenting well, I'm using a 3 piece airlock and about 20 minutes ago some foam
bubbled up into the airlock. I have vodka in the airlock. Should I change out the airlock later
Posted in thread: yeast survival on 01-07-2012 at 05:28 AM
I di my all grain batch, everything went very well, but I was always told to put vodka in the
airlock (3 piece is what I'm using). So I did as normall, but after a few minutes I looked at
it and the v...
Posted in thread: yeast pitching on 01-06-2012 at 04:57 PM
If the water is bottled/purrified water does it still need to be boiled?
Posted in thread: yeast pitching on 01-06-2012 at 02:35 PM
Just wanted to be sure, some people tell me just to open and pour it in. While others swear by
hydrating. There are no directions on the pack so i assume room temp water about 70 degrees is
Posted in thread: yeast pitching on 01-06-2012 at 02:14 PM
Im doing an all grain batch today and I'm using safael 05. is it necessary to hydrate the dry
yeast before pitching? Does it make a big difference in the grand scheme of things?