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  • Posted in thread: Fermentation going nuts! Any tricks to calm it down? on 08-19-2012 at 05:22 AM
    Alright since the craziness began , things have calmed down quite a bit.I put the irish red in
    my sink, connected a blow off tube to a bowl with water, and stuck a frozen water bottle in the
    water aro...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation going nuts! Any tricks to calm it down? on 08-17-2012 at 09:25 PM
    Thanks guys! I just hooked up the blowoff tube, this is a far cry from the fermentation issue I
    had with the sweet stout. Though now I wonder if the stout will turn out alright.

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation going nuts! Any tricks to calm it down? on 08-17-2012 at 07:33 PM
    Last night I brewed my second batch of homebrew :mug: which is an Irish Red Ale, it was also my
    first experience with dry yeast as the sweet stout that is currently in primary was liquid
    yeast (And di...

  • Posted in thread: Rinsing Yeast from primary on 08-15-2012 at 10:59 AM
    I should preface this comment by saying that I'm just learning about this process and have not
    done it myself - however the picture of the "jar in question" appears to have a lot of extra
    head space b...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Stout Molding on 08-14-2012 at 05:02 AM
    Thanks for the education passedpawn, I also read up on this article ( how do you think I would
    have contracted such an infection?

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Stout Molding on 08-13-2012 at 10:53 PM
    Taking a taste definitely seems to be the best bet whenever concerned about a brew, however I
    haven't come across a good description of what to look for when tasting. I assume a bitterness
    or sourness...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Stout Molding on 08-13-2012 at 07:11 PM
    Thanks guys - sounds like it'll be a let it ride situation for the next few weeks and then take
    a good smell/taste test to ensure it's ready to go before secondary. It's my first brew and I'm
    already ...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Stout Molding on 08-13-2012 at 03:51 PM
    While waiting for the moderator to approve this post I spent a significant amount of time
    checking out old forum posts and the awesome wiki (homebrewtalk.com/wiki) and i've settled on
    the most likely ...

  • Posted in thread: Sweet Stout Molding on 08-13-2012 at 04:44 AM
    Hello all - I'm new to both the forum as well as to homebrewing and am in need of some
    wisdom:My friend and I just cooked my first batch (a sweet stout from NB) which is currently in
    a 6 gallon carboy...

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