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Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 01-01-2013 at 11:27 PM
Edit: Most of the issue revolves around boiling & cleaning. How to boil & clean using two
standard sized pots in a typical kitchen sink....
Posted in thread: BIAB Brewing (with pics) on 01-01-2013 at 11:19 PM
Question: I have been doing BIAB for the last 6 months (10 batches or so) & now that its cold
as hell outside in New England, I was wondering how to pull this off indoors. My thought was to
do the mas...
Posted in thread: We tasted our first batch... on 11-21-2012 at 06:08 PM
+1 to bill above. The Brewers Cyrstals could have thinned the body too, giving it a more dry
Posted in thread: Hot Break and Racking to Fermenter on 11-13-2012 at 02:15 PM
I have a keggle with ball valve & would always gets tons of break in my fermenter no matter
what I tried when using the valve. I have since moved to the racking method & has worked
perfectly & not dif...
Posted in thread: My new (future) assistant brewer. on 11-12-2012 at 01:54 PM
Congrats - all the best!
Posted in thread: Smell of rotten eggs coming from primary on 11-12-2012 at 01:49 PM
What sort of beer? What yeast? From 30K feet, the sulphury smell is fairly common for certain
Posted in thread: Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation on 11-12-2012 at 12:02 PM
Thanks for the input - it's started fermenting steadily with 1/2 of krausen since about
midnight. Like you said, there's not much I can do now. Maybe I should have waited until today
& gotten a fresh ...
Posted in thread: Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation on 11-12-2012 at 10:44 AM
Thanks - yeah, I had already raised to 68-70 & swirled twice with no luck. I know starter are
recommended & used to do them a few years back, but I'm too lazy so have been just pitching
right from the...
Posted in thread: Using an old packet of dry yest to kickstart fermentation on 11-12-2012 at 10:28 AM
Hi, after brewing an altbier on Sat & pitching Wyeast 2565 (Kolsch), I had no activity after
~36 hrs. To clarify, when I activated the smack pack, it never really inflated so I suspected
Posted in thread: Can i bottle at FG 1.013? on 11-09-2012 at 06:21 PM
To answer your original question though, 1.013 is not too low for an altbier FG. Per the BJCP
guidelines, the FG range is FG: 1.010 – 1.015. You're currently right in the middle so probably
not going ...