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Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation? on 04-20-2009 at 07:11 PM
Alot of times the lack thorough cleaning before sanitizing is the culprit. Don't take this too
personally. You might need to take a deeper dive on what items that come in contact with your
Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation? on 04-20-2009 at 06:41 PM
Exactly - If you have a valve full of yeast that might do it too.Well I sanitized my carboy
with onestep and gave it an extra little scrub before sanitation. Let it sit for about 30
minutes with sanit...
Posted in thread: Spontaneous Fermentation? on 04-20-2009 at 02:26 PM
So I made a 60 minute clone on friday. Didnt prepare a starter ahead of time, So I thought,
I'll just stick it in the closet until the starter is ready and then pitch. Well, I opened the
closet today ...
Posted in thread: Can I re-boil wort? on 04-20-2009 at 02:16 PM
Ok, so I have an issue... I brewed a 60 minute clone on friday, but didnt make a starter, so I
thought: "No big deal, just stick it in the closet over the weekend while my starter gets
going, then pit...
Posted in thread: Bad Batch on 03-24-2009 at 11:18 PM
Hmmm... I'm guessing maybe our sanitation might be the problem. Used Carboys with airlocks that
were good. Another thing that I've been puzzled by is this- When we removed the airlock bung,
there was ...
Posted in thread: Bad Batch on 03-23-2009 at 06:38 PM
Ok, Looking for some troubleshooting here. I'm not a new brewer, but this is the first batch
I've ever had go bad. I did a smoked oatmeal stout. Primary for 3 weeks, secondary for a month
and a half. ...
Posted in thread: A Hello from Northern Michigan on 02-05-2009 at 04:56 PM
Welcome from Dearborn by way of Charlevoix! I may actually be moving to P-town soon though.
We'll see what happens!
Posted in thread: Fermentation issues on 01-31-2009 at 04:43 AM
I use a refractometer exclusively these days. I have the adjustment calculations on my computer
and have been developing files for each brew. Which software do you use?markBeer Diary...I use
Posted in thread: Fermentation issues on 01-30-2009 at 05:57 PM
hmmm... I thought refractometers were supposed to be the cats ass. Interesting.
Posted in thread: Fermentation issues on 01-30-2009 at 02:59 AM
A couple questions. What temp. did you ferment?How did you oxygenate?What was your mash
temp?Was there a lot of activity during fermentation?Did you use a hydrometer or
refractometer?With that much ye...