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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
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
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
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...