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  • Posted in thread: Saison - Too Dry & Solvent? on 07-10-2014 at 06:06 PM
    Since you may have an off flavor problem another week in the carboy may help with that. Give it
    another week before kegging.

  • Posted in thread: Will this vent hood work? on 07-10-2014 at 05:21 PM
    Should work, but the glass overhang would have caught a lot of steam. The glass could be
    replaced with a piece of semi rigid plastic glued to the top of the unit. Less condensation on
    plastic than gla...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation bucket smell on 07-10-2014 at 04:08 PM
    Normal for plastics to hold some aroma. However the plastics also don't like to give up the
    aroma to the next beer in the fermentor.

  • Posted in thread: 'Pitch Count' on 07-10-2014 at 03:39 PM
    So, sounds like making starter is way to go. However, I'm leaving town in a couple days and
    want to brew before I leave. Would it work to just buy another yeast pack to get my cell count
    up to where i...

  • Posted in thread: Saison - Too Dry & Solvent? on 07-10-2014 at 06:34 AM
    Keep your carboy at room temp since you don't have temperature control. An even temperature
    would be better than a fluctuating temperature.Take a look at Northern Brewers Petite Saison
    with WY3711. WY...

  • Posted in thread: 'Pitch Count' on 07-10-2014 at 06:08 AM
    I forgot to select paste. GuldTuborg guide to making the starter. Use the Brewers Friend
    calculator to determine the size you will need.Use the default Pro brewer 0.75 for the pitch
    rate.Aerate the w...

  • Posted in thread: 'Pitch Count' on 07-10-2014 at 05:16 AM
    Can you direct me to a somewhat easy starter how-to? I have seen a few and they are almost
    completely different.Here is a link to how to make a simple starter in the Brewers Friend site
    which also has...

  • Posted in thread: Can you add fruit extract to individual bottles? on 07-10-2014 at 02:39 AM
    Seems like that would work. 2.2 ml is 33.92 drops. Most stores that sell OTC supplies should
    have accurate droppers.

  • Posted in thread: yeast question? Please help on 07-09-2014 at 11:05 PM
    Was it an extract kit with LME and DME?

  • Posted in thread: Excessive bottle carbonation over time on 07-09-2014 at 10:57 PM
    Probably picked up a little infection at bottling. Next one you open take a reading.How do they
    taste? Any off flavors?Yes. the next one you open, pour a hydrometer sample. Let it go flat and
    take a t...

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