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Posted in thread: Northern Brewer bad crush!!! on 02-18-2013 at 07:14 PM
Yeah you're right, I'm investing in a mill. This is crazy!!!
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer bad crush!!! on 02-18-2013 at 07:10 PM
Nope that's not it, I was at 1.040 the 1st time after adding 1lb of corn sugar and this time
I'm at 1.046 with no additions. Looked at the crush prior and it looked a little sketchy but I
Posted in thread: Northern Brewer bad crush!!! on 02-18-2013 at 07:05 PM
I've gotten 2 Dead Ringer IPA kits in a row with bad crushes causing me to come in about 18
points below expected OG. Anyone else having issues with them? I guess I'll have another
Posted in thread: In the home stretch on 02-12-2013 at 12:51 AM
Your first brew has a label? You're already hooked!!
Posted in thread: Question about transferring to Secondary on 01-28-2013 at 11:29 PM
I would let the beer ferment out before transferring. Just spray some sanitizer on the area
where it is leaking a few times a day. As long as it's not leaking bad, you won't lose too
Posted in thread: 2nd batch airlock not bubbling on 01-18-2013 at 01:48 PM
Head could rely on a number of things. Pour, ingredients, carbonation levels, temp...What was
the recipe and bottling process?
Posted in thread: 2nd batch airlock not bubbling on 01-18-2013 at 01:47 PM
Um, did you pitch yeast? Just kidding,.......airlock activity doesn't always have to happen.
I'm sure it will be fine. How long has it been since you pitched?
Posted in thread: small amount of gunk in airlock on 01-17-2013 at 12:06 AM
You're fine, it's just sanitizer and beer.....If you're worried, stick another sanatized one on
there with fresh sanitizer. When I have high krausen, I get "gunk" in my airlock if I'm not
using a blow...
Posted in thread: First yeast starter, hows it look on 01-16-2013 at 11:50 PM
Why is it in the fridge? I normally do mine at room temps.Probably to decant, that's what I do
Posted in thread: equipment check on 01-06-2013 at 02:07 PM
Do you think "almost as an airlock" is good enough? Get a bucket, it's cheap. Plus you can do 5
gallon batches, just brew strong and top off with water.