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Posted in thread: Pitch new yeast? on 04-15-2013 at 11:26 PM
Thanks for the amazingly quick responses. At what point should I do something? How else should
I check if fermentation is occurring, check the gravity?
Posted in thread: Pitch new yeast? on 04-15-2013 at 11:19 PM
Made a pale ale yesterday, 1.052 og. Pitched a package of rehydrated safale- 05 yeast. A bit
over 24 hours now, barely any action in my airlock. Temperature is steady around 64 degrees.
Never had this...
Posted in thread: Wyeast question on 08-14-2012 at 07:00 PM
Thank you rwinzing.
Posted in thread: Wyeast question on 08-14-2012 at 06:59 PM
I understand everyone prefers using a yeast starter, and I get that it ensures there are enough
yeast cells. I have never had a problem with a lack of fermentation due to using only a wyeast
Posted in thread: Wyeast question on 08-14-2012 at 06:35 PM
I know that it takes various amounts of time for different types of wyeast packs to inflate. I
had planned to brew early today, so I smacked it last night. It was not inflated today, but it
Posted in thread: Yeast starter? on 08-03-2012 at 08:33 PM
I know that yeast starters are needed for high gravity beers. What I am wondering is at what
point original gravity wise do they become needed, and does it also depend on the type of beer?
I was plann...
Posted in thread: bottled ' carb and sediment questions on 08-01-2012 at 03:42 PM
I have only done a few brews, but as others have said, the beer seems to get better in the
three to four week range conditioning in the bottle as opposed to the two weeks recommended as
a minimum usua...
Posted in thread: Secondary Fermentation on 08-01-2012 at 03:33 PM
In my brewing arsenal I have two fermenting buckets, but currently only one glass carboy. I
have been requested to create two beers for the same event for my father, both of which I would
prefer to do...
Posted in thread: Oven sanitizing on 07-27-2012 at 02:19 PM
I have been sanitizing my bottles in the oven without issue. I am wondering if anyone has an
answer to how long the bottles will stay sanitized after if sealed with aluminum foil, or
rather how long a...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing auto siphon on 06-04-2012 at 10:58 PM
I was wondering if anyone has any tips for sanitizing an auto siphon and associated tubing. I
was thinking of just pumping a star San solution from my bottling bucket through the siphon and