Last Activity:10-20-2013 5:53 PM
Posted in thread: Bottling issue on 10-19-2013 at 03:08 PM
Thanks for all the responses! Luckily I let them sit for about an hour (after marking which
ones were loose) and came back and tested a few and they were tight as can be. Maybe it has
something to do ...
Posted in thread: Bottling issue on 10-18-2013 at 02:20 AM
I am using a wing crimper. I have had this happen before and things were fine but never on such
a large scale. Almost half of the batch is like this. I am hoping that it is fine. Keep your
Posted in thread: Bottling issue on 10-18-2013 at 01:55 AM
Hi all!I have a question about bottling. I just bottled and capped all my bottles (standard
brown non screwtop bottles) and I am noticing that my caps aren't on really tight. What I mean
is that while...
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 09-27-2013 at 09:52 PM
Yeast was pitched at about 70 degrees. Maybe slightly higher but nothing crazy and it is
currently sitting at a temp of about 67. I was having trouble chilling the wort and I was
afraid of letting it ...
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 09-27-2013 at 04:53 PM
Wonderful! This is one of those situations where you know the protocol but you are worried with
reality. I am just happy to hear that others have experienced this so I know I haven't ruined a
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 09-27-2013 at 03:20 PM
Wonderful! Thanks again for the advice and the quick responses!
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 09-27-2013 at 03:01 PM
Thanks for the quick response! I used an sl-05 yeast to try and keep the flavor profile neutral
to allow the specialty grains and hops to come through. My plan is to let it go for two weeks
just to se...
Posted in thread: Fermentation question on 09-27-2013 at 02:50 PM
I am brewing a brewers best kit for an octoberfest beer. It was supposed to be brewed a lager
but I don't have the equipment for that. I used an ale yeast instead, I know the flavor will be
Posted in thread: Low carbonation from bottles. on 12-22-2012 at 01:53 PM
Sorry the bottles are sitting at 69 degrees and it will be 21 days tomorrow. I had one tonight
and it feels better as far as carb goes. I don't know but I'm gunna keep my fingers crossed it
Posted in thread: Low carbonation from bottles. on 12-21-2012 at 04:50 PM
Hey guys so three weeks will be tomorrow. The main issue is that it doesn't have that bright
carb of a hefe. It has more of a creamy mouthfeel like an English ale. I want it to be very