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Posted in thread: gout on 05-05-2009 at 12:38 PM
You can also get black cherry capsules at GNC and other health food stores. I take them year
round and keep a supply of colchicine around. I usually get it in my big toe after
stubbing/injuring it. Wh...
Posted in thread: Fermenting US-05 cold on 07-11-2008 at 07:08 PM
I've started us-05 as low as 52 and ramped it up toward the end of fermentation. I think you'll
be fine at 55+.
Posted in thread: I went to bottle my Kolsch and looks like an infection on 07-02-2008 at 11:59 AM
I just did a kolsch using that same yeast. As with most of my brews, I crashed cooled it to 38
for 10 days or so after fermentation was complete. Usually the beer is crystal clear using this
Posted in thread: No krausen= No fermentation on 06-25-2008 at 01:42 PM
Don't wory about not seeing any airlock activity. It's possible the lid didn't seal completely
and the gas escaped there. Like the good folks above have said, take a gravity reading to see
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Posted in thread: Racked too early, but is that a bad thing? on 06-19-2008 at 12:20 PM
If it works for you then go for it. Personally, I stopped doing a secondary on most/all my
beers. IMO, racking to a secondary vessel just increases the chances of something going wrong.
Posted in thread: First Brew! on 06-17-2008 at 12:52 PM
Welcome to the forum. There's plenty of information here to get you started. I would recommend
leaving the beer alone for at least 2-3 weeks before bottling. Even after active fermentation
ends the ye...
Posted in thread: Lagering Feasibility on 06-17-2008 at 12:43 PM
You can certainly lager the beer in the serving fridge. As for fermenting, if you don't mind
having the beer you're serving/drinking at 55 degrees for a couple weeks then I guess you'd be
Posted in thread: Conditioning Rye Beers on 06-03-2008 at 12:24 PM
I just did a roggen that was 45% rye. It was good at 6 weeks, better now (about 8 weeks).
Posted in thread: Safale 05 Fermenting 52-56 F on 06-03-2008 at 12:18 PM
I do many beers with US-05 that I start at 54 degrees. Once fermentation starts to slow a bit i
raise the temp a degree or two a day until they finish out. No problems with that yeast at low