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Posted in thread: Would you dump 16 gallons if you didnt reach fg? on 11-11-2015 at 06:13 PM
That's what I came here to post. Experimentation is almost ALWAYS better than dumping,
especially if it's "not quite perfect", but not infected.Good point. I have learned quite a bit
from my mistakes....
Posted in thread: Would you dump 16 gallons if you didnt reach fg? on 11-11-2015 at 12:16 AM
What temp did you mash at? Any chance you overshot your mash temperature and denatured enzymes?
Maybe try some amylase to dry it out a bit.I mashed at 148 for 60 minutes. I'm hoping it was
just an alm...
Posted in thread: Would you dump 16 gallons if you didnt reach fg? on 11-10-2015 at 11:42 PM
You've answered your own question. Our input shouldn't be necessary. That said, no way in hell
would I dump it. That's crazy-talk.I have dumped beers in the past and people said that's crazy
or just p...
Posted in thread: Would you dump 16 gallons if you didnt reach fg? on 11-10-2015 at 11:18 PM
I'm on the fence about dumping it b/c brew days are fewer and far between with an infant so I
wanted to see if it was something I could save. I have temperature controlled fridge my conical
sits in an...
Posted in thread: Would you dump 16 gallons if you didnt reach fg? on 11-10-2015 at 11:03 PM
I've been brewing a while now and thought I had everything down PAT but there is a first time
for everything and I have my first stuck fermentation in 4 years.I brew 20 gallons at a time
and end up wi...
Posted in thread: how to use a conical fermenter on 07-14-2015 at 10:55 PM
I've been pumping my wort directly to the conical without any deliberate whirlpooling or
separation. Lately I've had to let the fridge chill it down from 75 to 65. When it finally
reaches pitching tem...
Posted in thread: Screwed over yeast from shipping on 07-10-2015 at 10:56 PM
Interesting information. That's reassuring especially since we all have these worries if the
yeast we are using after mishandled or delayed shipping might cause problems. Keep us posted on
Posted in thread: Conical to keg transfer video on 07-10-2015 at 10:48 PM
Here is the link cost 59$ for it fully assembled. You could piece it together for cheaper but
when you factor in separate shipping it is almost the same. :mug:
Posted in thread: Conical to keg transfer video on 07-10-2015 at 03:50 PM
Black dot? Are you seeing things? I'm an RN you might want to get that checked out! haha just
kidding its stuck on my iphone that I need to upgrade. That was our first amateur video. I will
be doing a...
Posted in thread: Waited 7 days to pitch yeast! on 07-10-2015 at 12:39 AM
I had the yeast ready to pitch from the beginning. But making it out to the garage can be a
chore with my wife working from 6 am -830 pm.It was my first brew since having my first kid in
December so g...