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  • Posted in thread: boiling priming sugar... on 08-27-2016 at 03:24 PM
    I boil the water for 3 to 5 minutes to sanitize the kettle. Take the kettle off the heat and
    stir in the priming sugar and recover the kettle. I'll use a water bath to cool the solution if
    I need it q...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast gravity change on 08-26-2016 at 05:33 PM
    Your starter might have had a slow start and the fermentation may not have been completed. Add
    a step up wort to propagate more cells just to make sure you have enough yeast cells for
    pitching.

  • Posted in thread: 18 oz bottles on 08-26-2016 at 01:09 PM
    Alternately, if anyone has suggestions about building/buying a good storage crate, I could just
    drink my way to a couple cases of empties from Singlecut!You can make your own cases for
    different size ...

  • Posted in thread: Using commercial-grade bar refrigerators for kegerator on 08-25-2016 at 11:17 PM
    Your good if you can hook up temperature control and it is not a voracious consumer of
    electrical power.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation ended on 08-25-2016 at 11:14 PM
    Are you using a hydrometer or refractometer to measure SG? A refractometer will not give an
    accurate SG in the presence of alcohol.What was the temperature of the fermenting wort?
    Fermentation can fin...

  • Posted in thread: Storing wort on 08-24-2016 at 03:57 PM
    Fill some growlers to keep in the kitchen refrigerator then remove the kegs from keezer to use
    for fermenting.Swamp cooler may also work if you don't want to give up the tap beer for a week.

  • Posted in thread: Windsor yeast on 08-24-2016 at 12:38 PM
    I brewed NB's Caribou Slobber a few months ago using Windsor ale yeast. The beer finished at
    1.019 after three weeks in the primary. Too sweet to drink. Pitched a half liter starter of WY
    1056 at high...

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to put the bubbler on on 08-23-2016 at 09:49 PM
    Don't worry. The cap is just to keep flies and other crawly stuff out of the airlock.

  • Posted in thread: Every brew tastes the same on 08-22-2016 at 09:31 PM
    Thanks. Just had a look on their site, they have an extract brewing starter kit that I quite
    fancy. Includes a boiler and chiller all for 150 Reckon I'm going to get it on pay daySounds
    good. Ask som...

  • Posted in thread: Every brew tastes the same on 08-22-2016 at 01:01 PM
    I'll have a look nowCheck this supplier out. Shipping looks very reasonable.

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