Last Activity:12-29-2013 3:43 AM
Posted in thread: Sweet wort and high FG on 12-07-2013 at 09:10 PM
Sounds like you are getting a lot of non fermentables in your wort. This would result in high
FG and sweeter finish. With all grain this would normally map back to mash temp issues. Are
your kits all ...
Posted in thread: Sweet wort and high FG on 12-07-2013 at 09:09 PM
Are you ending up with the right amount?If it is a kit for 5 gallons and you end up with 4 it
would probably be sweet. But it shouldn't be if you topped up to 5.If you are boiling less than
the kit ca...
Posted in thread: Sweet wort and high FG on 12-07-2013 at 09:00 PM
What were the sweet beers? Some are supposed to be sweet. With liquid yeast make a starter.
Aerate even more. Slosh the wort aggressively.Keep the temperature of the wort (not the room)
at the low end...
Posted in thread: Sweet wort and high FG on 12-07-2013 at 03:24 PM
So I've brewed probably 7 or 8 batches, usually the brewer's best kits, and have had very mixed
results. Some brews come out great, but a few of them are coming out very sweet, both before
Posted in thread: brew pot to primary transfer on 04-14-2013 at 01:50 AM
Thanks for the advice, guys. Turns out that white came out REALLY good. The recipe is in
'Brewing with Wheat' if you wanna try it. I've over indulged a bit tonight, if I'm honest.
Funny thing... the f...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer sample from spigot? on 04-14-2013 at 01:45 AM
Thanks, dirtybasementbrew, I've got both types of airlock. I tend to brew beers that are heavy
on the sediment side, so I think I will just stick with my thief. The advantage of it, in my
mind (and pl...
Posted in thread: Hydrometer sample from spigot? on 04-10-2013 at 12:26 AM
The only downside of using the spigot is the sample can have a heap of yeast/trub in it. But
you just let it settle for ten minutes.The problem that I had is with the airlock, if I try to
do this agai...
Posted in thread: brew pot to primary transfer on 04-08-2013 at 11:55 PM
Alright, so I'm on like my 7th beer (with mixed results) and have a question about how most
people transfer their beer. When I go from the brewpot to the primary, I basically just cool
down to the low...