Last Activity:10-09-2012 2:34 AM
Posted in thread: Brew belt on 10-09-2012 at 02:30 AM
I would place it lower 1/3 for six hours and check temp of must. I never keep belt on for more
than eight hours, with at least eight hours off. Helps if you can wrap in a mylar blanket when
out of bel...
Posted in thread: Brew belt on 10-07-2012 at 06:49 PM
Once I get the fermentation going well with a white wine I try to lower the temperature to 15C
or so. This preserves the aromatics that might be lost during a fast fermentation, although it
may take w...
Posted in thread: Brew belt on 10-07-2012 at 06:45 PM
So dealing with 20-25C aka 68-77F. The placement and need of the brew belt will depend on room
temp and actual temp of your must. Usually without belt the temp of fermenting must rises by
8F, though I...
Posted in thread: Brew belt on 10-07-2012 at 02:14 PM
Air lock activity just means production of alcohol and CO2, that is great!! Though, how warm do
you want to get, what is the temp range for the yeast you chose?Also if positioned low, the
heat will ri...
Posted in thread: Brew belt on 10-07-2012 at 06:37 AM
I'm new to home brewing and started my first Chardonnay yesterday. I bought a brew belt to keep
the temp constant and all the instructions tell me is raise or lower the belt to adjust temp.