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Posted in thread: Continued airlock activity after 5 weeks on 11-03-2013 at 10:40 PM
I'd assume if it was an infection you'd be seeing a change in your gravity readings. Your fg is
lower than expected but fg estimates are just estimates. Also, that is a pretty large beer, I'm
Posted in thread: Attention new brewers, yes your original gravity reading is wrong. Don't panic. on 11-03-2013 at 06:58 PM
Have you tested your hydrometer in plain water to make sure that it reads 1.000? Your og
reading seems almost impossibly low if you followed the steps as stated.
Posted in thread: Tried to catch some wild yeast... WTF is this? on 06-07-2013 at 05:24 AM
So last Sunday I tried to catch myself some wild yeast. After a couple days I took a look at my
experiment and saw this....Some Bubbles... that's cool the hell is this thing? fuzzy...
Posted in thread: one or Two packs of Yeast Safale? Or 1 pack of Champagne Yeast? on 05-31-2013 at 06:31 AM
Looks like your OG should be around 1.110 with all of those fermentables in there. I would
definitely either make a starter or use two packets of yeast if the starter is not an
option.Here's a pitchin...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun is cracked, now what? on 05-29-2013 at 07:10 AM
Thanks for the input everybody. I ended up going out and picking up a new cooler. Here's the
result... no regrets.
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Help on 05-29-2013 at 06:13 AM
I built my chamber from cull 2x4s from Home Depot and scrap plywood. I insulated with 2 inch
foamboard. I have a Black & Decker mini fridge inserted in one end. There are 2 doors on the
front that swi...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Help on 05-29-2013 at 06:08 AM
Yeah that's exactly what I'm trying to counteract. The ambient temp in my fermentation closet
right now is ~65° and the two batches of beer I've got going right now are clocking in at
around 10°-12° a...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Help on 05-29-2013 at 05:01 AM
So I'm looking to piece together a Ferm Chamber big enough to hold 2 or maybe 3 carboys. I
stumbled across a used, small, 8 bottle, wine fridge like this. Manufacturer says that it gets
to 46 degrees ...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun is cracked, now what? on 05-26-2013 at 06:13 AM
That is what the burner is for;)Ha! I have visions of me scraping burnt grains out of the
bottom of my kettle.
Posted in thread: Mash Tun is cracked, now what? on 05-26-2013 at 05:52 AM
I considered this as well. Any experience mashing in a boil kettle? I was a little concerned
about temp loss.