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Posted in thread: Ferm cap on 10-12-2015 at 08:30 PM
I use it in every batch. 2 drops per gallon. Don't notice any problems. I have also used 1 drop
in a starter to keep it from boiling out of the flask on the stove and it worked fine there as
Posted in thread: Fermentation temps? on 10-09-2015 at 02:49 PM
Hey @Mouse - if that wine fridge is big enough for a whatever you ferment in, then definitely
go for it. Keeping your fermentation temps in check will really help the quality of your
finished beer. As...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-08-2015 at 02:34 PM
This is my wife's favorite recipe. I brew her two batches every fall. This past weekend I had
batch one in the fermenter and was brewing batch two. After I had cooled batch two to pitching
temp, I rac...
Posted in thread: How many don't rehydrate their yeast? on 10-07-2015 at 08:04 PM
Posted in thread: Fermentation temps? on 10-07-2015 at 06:29 PM
You should be fine. Most of the fermentation action has already taken place while you had the
low temps. There are quite a few brewers that use an increasing temp schedule during
fermentation so that ...
Posted in thread: Retiring Mother of fermentation chamber on 10-07-2015 at 06:22 PM
@stocktonbrew - for your cooling/negative pressure, just put sanitized tin foil over the carboy
until your wort reaches pitching temps, then pitch, and put your airlock mechanism in place. Or
use a on...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation...Solutions? on 10-06-2015 at 09:19 PM
I'm curious how the amylase will work on your issue. I could have used it in the past but
didn't have any. I now have some in my brewing supplies.
Posted in thread: 10 Gallon Batch in a Keggle? on 10-06-2015 at 05:51 PM
No experience, but fermcap S is the same or very similar to infant gas drops available almost
anywhere and likely cheaper. The active ingredient is simethicone, an anti foaming agent. Fwiw,
it all set...
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 10-06-2015 at 05:38 PM
307874Just put a thread about it in the DIY section. That's a granite top and reclaimed
Posted in thread: 10 Gallon Batch in a Keggle? on 10-02-2015 at 02:12 PM
Fermcap-S is an anti-foaming agent. You can get it from all the online retailers. Your LHBS
probably has it too. You use 1 - 2 drops per gallon in the boil, before the boil starts, and it
will keep th...