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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
    I rehydrate

  • 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...


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