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Posted in thread: Question regarding recirculating wort on 09-10-2012 at 04:33 AM
I stir whilst mashing, about once every 15 minutes. I do it to ensure I have a consistent
temperature throughout the grain bed. Once I begin recirculating and sparging I do not stir...
Posted in thread: How would I know if my yeast starter is bad? on 04-18-2012 at 04:28 PM
Are you shaking it? Did you aerate your wort before you threw it in? Lack of oxygen will result
in a long lag time. If it looks weird and smells bad, it is bad. Otherwise, it's coo.Shake that
Posted in thread: Overactive Fermentation on 04-18-2012 at 04:26 PM
I might recant my earlier statement...did you use a yeast starter? And what was your final
volume prior to pitching and about how much headspace was there? How much did you aerate and
how? I've had pl...
Posted in thread: Recipe Suggestions on 04-18-2012 at 04:11 AM
Reads like beer to me...
Posted in thread: Any suggestions appreciated on 04-18-2012 at 04:10 AM
Try building one on your own. Nothing beasts experimenting...
Posted in thread: New brewer, new equipment, go... on 04-18-2012 at 04:09 AM
Is there a question in here?
Posted in thread: How would I know if my yeast starter is bad? on 04-18-2012 at 03:35 AM
Well, is there a big layer of yeast in the bottom of the flask? More details on your process
would help out some...
Posted in thread: Overactive Fermentation on 04-18-2012 at 03:32 AM
Blow off tubes don't absorb the pressure, they just redirect the excess gas. If there is more
gas/kraussen coming through the hose than it can handle it will be released elsewhere.
Basically, it's the...
Posted in thread: Overactive Fermentation on 04-18-2012 at 03:06 AM
It's not over active it's healthy fermentation. Your little yeasties are tearing through the
sugars. This is a good thing. Just maintain sanitization and you will be fine. If you are
really concerned ...
Posted in thread: What's this sound like to you? on 04-12-2012 at 10:42 PM
Sounds like beer to me...