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  • Posted in thread: Hop sediment in draft beer on 12-08-2016 at 02:52 AM
    Nice. Thanks for the info. Theres a set of 2 paint strainer bags on eBay for 6 dollars shipped.
    Maybe Ill get em. Also Ive never DH in the keg always in the fermenter after primary is
    complete.I recal...

  • Posted in thread: First time bottling on 12-07-2016 at 03:58 PM
    Ok, so they dont have to be in the fast rack?, or when do I use the Fast rack?I put my
    sanitized bottles in the FastRack to drain and take the bottles from the rack as I'm filling. I
    have 52 sanitized...

  • Posted in thread: First time bottling on 12-07-2016 at 03:43 PM
    Only wait until the excess Star San solution has drained out of the bottle. Having a little
    foam in the bottle when filling is not a problem. Star San is a wet sanitizer. When the surface
    dries it is ...

  • Posted in thread: Irish Stout - Fermentation on 12-07-2016 at 12:59 PM
    The fermentation may be nearly done. Check the SG but plan to give it more time in the
    fermentor for excess yeast and sediment to drop out.

  • Posted in thread: Rules of Thumb for Pitching Harvested Yeast? on 12-07-2016 at 04:59 AM
    I have not found that it makes a difference which beer I repitch the yeast into as long as it
    is the right yeast for the style. The beer that comes with the harvested yeast is decanted
    before repitchi...

  • Posted in thread: 2 Yeast Packets? on 12-07-2016 at 12:17 AM
    Take a look at this pitch rate/starter calculator. I use this one for consistency even though
    there are other calculators out there.

  • Posted in thread: Emergency - gotta go...but my beer? on 12-06-2016 at 10:37 PM
    Take care of your family.Three weeks or two months on the trub is not anything to be concerned
    about.

  • Posted in thread: Beer Quantity on 12-06-2016 at 06:40 PM
    When the krausen layer completely drops along with the suspended sediments the beer level can
    be above the five gallon mark. The hops and break material that drops out take up space in the
    fermentor. ...

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question about stir plate oxygenation on 12-06-2016 at 06:27 PM
    The air in your house is fairly free of contaminants that affect wort unless you have mold
    growth on the floors or walls and you mill grains in the same area as your starter is working.
    The starter wo...

  • Posted in thread: Pitched yeast late on 12-06-2016 at 06:11 PM
    Might be a good idea to let your beer warm to finish the fermentation if the temperature is
    still at 65F. A few weeks in the primary fermentor will also let excess yeast and hop
    particles drop out.

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