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Posted in thread: several months in primary, nail polish aroma? on 09-15-2014 at 07:37 PM
Thanks all for your replies. I did control ferm temps. Beer closet stays 70-72* along with the
rest of the house.i remembered that the airlock ran dry for a day of two before I caught
it..... I'm afra...
Posted in thread: Is all grain is that much better or is it just that you have become a better brewer? on 09-12-2014 at 12:35 AM
What am enlightenment of a thread. Been brewing close to 10 years and have many extracts under
the belt. I've only made 2 I wouldn't give away and those were fermentation/yeast issues. I AM
Posted in thread: several months in primary, nail polish aroma? on 09-12-2014 at 12:13 AM
As the title say, brewed and forgot a sweet mean batch. I Crack the lid to rack to secondary
and I've got a pungent turpentine/nail polish aroma out of the primary. I fear this one's dead.
Posted in thread: 85* wort - too hot to pitch yeast? on 05-03-2014 at 08:38 AM
I normally do 2 ice baths in my pot but wanted to get another batch on the boil and dumped it
straight to fermenter after chilling it to 100*.Got it to 75* and pitched it. Thx for the
Posted in thread: 85* wort - too hot to pitch yeast? on 05-02-2014 at 11:57 PM
Thx. I'm tempted to toss my chiller in there but I know it will take forever and I'm not a fan
of that thing anyway.Should I toss some ice in a ziploc and put it in there? I guess I could
set it in my...
Posted in thread: 85* wort - too hot to pitch yeast? on 05-02-2014 at 11:51 PM
So I pulled a rookie move and topped off my primary with warmer water than I intended. I cooled
it to about 100* then started adding water, vigorously stirring to make sure the sugars and new
Posted in thread: Force carbonating on 04-23-2014 at 04:35 PM
see I know nothing about desired carb level... I need to do some homework. Thanks for answering
my stupid questions!The last one I did I think it over-carbed. started causing air to seep into
Posted in thread: Force carbonating on 04-23-2014 at 03:48 PM
I'm carbing at 40* - because I don't know any better.My question is since i'm carbing at that
temp, what should the pressure to get it to full carbonation in 24 hrs.
Posted in thread: Force carbonating on 04-23-2014 at 02:50 AM
So, I feel like something's missing from the chart as well. Sure, the beer will carb
eventually, but that's not what we're talking about here. i did notice that the colder you
carb, the less pressure ...
Posted in thread: Kegging on 12-09-2013 at 07:02 PM
if you can seal it off, go for it. If its like the minis i've seen, it won't work too well