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Posted in thread: guestion on fermenting on 11-28-2013 at 11:01 PM
My bucket has a decent amount of headspace(7 gallon) bucket. It takes a decent time before the
gases purge out the air and then come out the airlock.
Posted in thread: First time yeast starter on 11-25-2013 at 07:28 PM
Yeah I usually do. Iam going to assume that it wasn't that fast. Thanks for the clarification
though. I might just re-pitch tomorrow.
Posted in thread: First time yeast starter on 11-25-2013 at 07:14 PM
Small little bubbles and no krausen. The beer has been at 165 roughly. What t did was heated a
half a cup of water to 95 degrees added the yeast and let sit for half hour. The yeast rose so
I thought ...
Posted in thread: First time yeast starter on 11-25-2013 at 06:20 PM
Saturday a buddy and me brewed a hefty porter with a high og, 1.079 to be exact. I had
previously read on the forums that with a big beer it would be best to rehydrate the yeast
before pitching. All w...
Posted in thread: Beer smith question on 09-26-2013 at 10:46 PM
Thanks for the responses. Iam just a little confused because when you change the value to. 5.5
gallons none of the other values change.
Posted in thread: Beer smith question on 09-26-2013 at 02:41 PM
I just started experimenting with beer smith and was wondering of the batch size is your final
batch size? or The batch size plus what you are losing in the fermenter?
Posted in thread: Pre- boil/ efficency on 09-17-2013 at 03:52 PM
Thanks for the advice. Right now I only use my stove to boil in my apartment and it is almost
impossible to hit a roaring boil for an hour. If I just strive to hit my pre-boil of 7.5 for my
Posted in thread: Pre- boil/ efficency on 09-17-2013 at 11:09 AM
Where is the beer diluted. There were 7 gallons post boil. Was that then dilute?I never diluted
the wort. All I know is that I had 7 gallons after boil and shrinkage.
Posted in thread: Pre- boil/ efficency on 09-16-2013 at 11:11 PM
What size fermenter are you using? I aim for 5.5 gallons in 6.5 gal bucket, leaves enough space
for krausen. If your recipe was for a 5 gal batch, even if you hit 90% conversion your
Posted in thread: Pre- boil/ efficency on 09-16-2013 at 10:22 PM
The mash settled at 154. So I know that was correct. I ended up with 7 gallons transferred to
the fermenter. I think I just need to dial in my system.