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Posted in thread: After two weeks fermenting on 12-09-2012 at 05:03 AM
I opened up my bucket to take a test. I noticed it taste and smelled a bit sour. It's a
European pilsner. Any thoughts from anyone if this is bad/normal?
Posted in thread: Airlock no longer bubbling on 11-30-2012 at 08:00 PM
Okay great info y'all, much appreciated.I will do a hydro reading, thanks again!
Posted in thread: Airlock no longer bubbling on 11-30-2012 at 06:26 PM
Hello all. So my first batch ever has been fermenting for exactly a week now. My airlock was
bubbling a lot up until today. What could this mean? I brewed a european pilsner if that
helpsIs it time fo...
Posted in thread: Different types of yeast on 11-28-2012 at 04:18 AM
I'm about to order my second kit, I see lots of options for different yeast:1). Dry2) premium
dry yeast3) wyeast activator4) white labs vialWhat are the major differences and what would
Posted in thread: Difference between rubber stopper drilled and solid on 11-27-2012 at 06:06 AM
This may be a dumb question, but I'm adding another carboy to my collection and I was curious
what the difference between the two areThanks in advance!
Posted in thread: First time brewing questions on 11-25-2012 at 11:53 PM
Posted in thread: rehydrating the yeast on 11-25-2012 at 04:38 PM
One other thing on this airlock, do I need to leave on this red top on my airlock? I'm assuming
Posted in thread: rehydrating the yeast on 11-25-2012 at 01:20 AM
Good! The mote batches you make the more natural it will become to know the time to start
rehydrating. There are some cases though (pitching rehydrated yeast cold into lagers) where
it's next to impos...
Posted in thread: rehydrating the yeast on 11-25-2012 at 12:35 AM
OP: did you rehydrate in 100 degree water or pitch into 100 degree wort?I rehydrated at 100, My
wort was 75, I made sure of that!When you chill the wort, what's the typicalTime you want to
aim for? I'...
Posted in thread: rehydrating the yeast on 11-24-2012 at 11:36 PM
Original gravity. Did u use a hydrometer?I don't like to pitch above 85F. your prolly ok, have
you shaken, swirled the fermentor?I did not use the hydrometerI did aerate the fermenter. I
poured it bac...