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Posted in thread: Lid taken off and put back on, batch lost? on 11-25-2013 at 09:05 PM
dstranger99 - That was a lot more information than a lot of us needed. Not exactly sure how
that would happen, but thanks for sharing...I think.
Posted in thread: Free BYO gift subscription. on 11-23-2013 at 03:40 AM
Great idea and very thoughtful.
Posted in thread: First time brewer on 11-11-2013 at 08:13 PM
Start with a recipe kit from your LHBS or order one online. Read How to Brew by John Palmer to
get a better understanding of the entire process. Ignore the directions that come in your kit
and follow ...
Posted in thread: Good thermometer on 10-09-2013 at 02:54 AM
I am looking to get a good thermometer for my brewing, as the one I have is a standard digital
one that is off a few degrees. I don't want to shell out a huge amount but want one that will
last and th...
Posted in thread: Do I really need a refractometer? on 10-08-2013 at 03:10 PM
Thanks for all the great insight. I think I am going to hold off on picking one up as I have
been making great beer without one and since the reviews are mixed, at this point I don't see
the need. As ...
Posted in thread: Do I really need a refractometer? on 10-07-2013 at 07:38 PM
I have been toying with the idea of getting a refractometer and just wanted to know if it is
really useful, especially with the brewing that I am doing now. Currently, I do partial mash
Posted in thread: Plastic to Glass? on 08-27-2013 at 03:16 AM
Leave it alone. Unless you are going to dry hop or add other ingredients there really is no
logical reason to transfer it. You will increase the chances of infection and it will ferment
and clean up a...
Posted in thread: Yet another carbonation question... on 08-25-2013 at 12:39 PM
OK..so i read in another thread that the beer had to be put in the fridge a few days to fully
carbonate (of course after at room temp for a few weeks)..Is that so? I basically have been
putting them i...
Posted in thread: Is it ok to open fermentor to check gravity? on 08-23-2013 at 07:51 PM
Yes, but try and do it as little as possible. When you are first starting out brewing it is
hard to resist the urge but doing so can introduce a possible infection. I would say leave it
alone for a mi...
Posted in thread: Yet another carbonation question... on 08-19-2013 at 01:40 AM
I am thinking that since you added it midway in the racking process and didn't stir it at all
the sugar didn't get mixed too well. Next time pour the sugar solution into the empty fermenter
and rack t...