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Posted in thread: What is your technique to transfer your cooled wort into your carboy? on 10-12-2012 at 02:46 PM
I transferred to a better bottle fermenter the other day and had an issue when the funnel was
resting on the opening of the BB. Having limited space for air to escape from around the
funnel, the wort ...
Posted in thread: How do you tell if you have inactive yeast? on 04-29-2012 at 05:29 PM
The yeast I used was Dry Ale Safale US 05I'm a newer brewer (and apparently a rhymer) myself,
and with all my batches I've used US-05. Each batch, while sometimes taking longer to get
Posted in thread: How do you tell if you have inactive yeast? on 04-29-2012 at 04:00 PM
give it time about the boil did you not feel so good about?Did you aerate the wort once it was
in the fermenter? Was the wort cooled down to pitching temps before you tossed in the
Posted in thread: Buildup on fermenter bottom on 04-29-2012 at 03:54 PM
leaving it in the fermenter longer is kinda like throwing a party at your house and having the
guests help clean up afterwards. Sure, you can kick them out once the party is over, but
everything will ...
Posted in thread: Brooklyn Brew Shop - Chestnut Brown Ale on 04-23-2012 at 04:35 PM
Is the pic of the 1-gallon jug a pic of your beer you pitched last night? Did you get a lot of
trub from the boil kettle? Is that yeast settled out? I'm pretty new to brewing (and am about
to do a bro...
Posted in thread: Brew with freshly harvested hops? on 04-19-2012 at 04:15 AM
I was planning on popping a screen off of my window and propping it on wood blocks on the roof
to get those warm dry updrafts. Should work fairly well if it's not too hot out.I'd be inclined
to put an...
Posted in thread: Need guidance on hops schedule on 04-18-2012 at 03:40 AM
Its half way through the boil right now. Since I didnt have any particular style in mind and am
a huge fan of experimentation...Used all the grain (it was already mixed at the time of
purchase) and al...
Posted in thread: Need guidance on hops schedule on 04-18-2012 at 01:59 AM
most importantly,what yeast are you using?Safale US-05
Posted in thread: Need guidance on hops schedule on 04-18-2012 at 01:57 AM
Honestly, not really sure whats even possible with these ingredients. I do like hoppy beer,
though.I was planning on steeping for 30-35mins @ ~152ish and adding the DME at start of the
boil for a deep...
Posted in thread: Need guidance on hops schedule on 04-18-2012 at 01:21 AM
Hi all-Quick question about the hops/ ingredients my parental units got me from the LHBS for my
birthday.6lb Briess Bavarian Wheat DME1/2 lb Smoked Malt1/2 lb brown malt1lb Crystal 60L2oz