Last Activity:12-19-2013 5:57 PM
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Posted in thread: Need help with Hard Cider - Bottle Bombs on 12-20-2013 at 06:12 PM
You say it fermented dry, do you know what the FG was?
Posted in thread: Oxygen contamination on 12-19-2013 at 02:17 AM
I wouldn't worry. As Kharper6 said if you dont agitate it too much you should be fine. However
if the yeast are still fermenting they'll produce more C02, and then the wort itself will
Posted in thread: Killing lacto in wort bow long to boil on 12-19-2013 at 02:14 AM
If you bring the wort up to 161 Degrees F for 15 seconds it will pasteurize the wort. You will
be safe from bugs at that point, but you will need to keep it covered that whole time or
something else c...
Posted in thread: WYeast Pack Advice on 12-14-2013 at 05:19 AM
The local HB owner told me to activate the yeast pack, and let it sit overnight at room tempand
start. I won't be brewing until 10am or so, and likely not pitching until 2-3 hours after that.
Is that ...
Posted in thread: First homebrew is a hefe on 12-12-2013 at 04:43 PM
Keeping the beer out of UV light is essential. UV will skunk up the beer pretty darn quickly,
even during fermentation, so you did a good step covering it at least.My first batch was a
partial mash Am...
Posted in thread: Beverages that are drinkable in short time? on 12-12-2013 at 07:50 AM
I wouldn't say it is necessarily obvious. On these forums it may be common knowledge but when I
attempted my first mead I had no idea it took a so long to ferment!Good luck and don't be
afraid to ask ...
Posted in thread: Blending beers? on 12-12-2013 at 07:41 AM
I have not, but that sounds curiously tasty!
Posted in thread: Beverages that are drinkable in short time? on 12-12-2013 at 07:37 AM
The obvious answer is beer.They dont take as long to ferment or finish as mead, etc. 2-3 weeks
to ferment, 2-3 weeks to bottle condition and you're golden (ale?) :)
Posted in thread: Huge Yeast Cake on 12-10-2013 at 04:57 AM
You could put a thick book underneath the Mr Beer Fermenter (the side where the spigot is).
During fermentation, everything should settle out more towards the back. I have done this with
my buckets an...
Posted in thread: Contamination maybe? on 12-09-2013 at 11:44 PM
That looks like some kind of oil. Odd. I have no idea what it is.