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Posted in thread: Primary fermentation going on too long? on 04-01-2015 at 11:48 PM
This past Sunday I started an IPA with an OG of 1.068. The wort temperature was 70 degrees and
I pitched my yeast around 1:00 p.m. Three hours later I had about a 3/4-inch krausen, which was
Posted in thread: Air pressure drop! Beer in the airlock! on 12-11-2014 at 03:12 PM
We just had a massive storm move in, and I have some beer dry hopping in a secondary fermenter
with very little head space. This morning I noticed some beer in the airlock, thanks to the air
Posted in thread: Fly Sparging With a Small Grain Bill on 09-07-2014 at 05:00 AM
I will warn you, with really small beers, you may have to stop sparging at about half or three
quarters of where you would stop with a larger beer.So are you saying that the amount of water
Posted in thread: Fly Sparging With a Small Grain Bill on 09-07-2014 at 03:54 AM
I usually brew beers with a grain bill well over ten pounds, and I fly sparge. Because of this,
I've never had a problem getting my target volume well before the gravity of the runnings hit
Posted in thread: Separate Mash Day & Boil Day? on 07-31-2014 at 08:14 PM
Here's an update, in case anyone's interested. I just opened my first beer from this batch
where I mashed and lautered the night before. I was done around 9:00 p.m., left the kettle on
the stove, and ...
Posted in thread: Mashing recommendations for Flanders Red kit on 07-31-2014 at 03:10 AM
Hello everyone,I just ordered (and received!) the Flanders Red all-grain brewing kit from
morebeer.com. It doesn't come with any recommendations for mash temperature, steps, etc. so I'm
wondering if a...
Posted in thread: My Stirplate... Cheap and Easy Build... on 11-17-2013 at 05:57 AM
Just wanted to say thanks for this tutorial. I now have my own stir plate, thanks to you. Lots
of fun to build, with such clear and easy directions!
Posted in thread: Too much foam during aeration! on 10-28-2013 at 12:14 AM
After chilling my wort, I've been aerating it using the simple method described by John Palmer
in How to Brew: I pour it back and forth from the kettle to the bucket a couple of times before
Posted in thread: Dying Vines Hop Candi clone? on 08-15-2013 at 11:50 PM
Hello everyone,I sampled Dying Vines Hop Candi last week and loved it. I've been searching for
a clone recipe, to no avail. Has anyone brewed anything like it? Feel like sharing?Thanks,Jesse
Posted in thread: Sanitzer volume and sanitation techniques on 01-11-2013 at 11:03 PM
I'm using StarSan now. How do you sanitize a racking cane or autosiphon with only one gallon,
since that's not enough to submerge? That's my bigger question.