Last Activity:11-29-2012 3:19 PM
Posted in thread: Cleaning better bottle on 03-10-2012 at 10:55 PM
Ok I will try that. Thanks for the replies
Posted in thread: Cleaning better bottle on 03-10-2012 at 10:50 PM
Won't the bottle brush scratch the plastic?
Posted in thread: Cleaning better bottle on 03-10-2012 at 10:45 PM
So I got most of my better bottle cleaned but there is still krausen residue on upper part of
the better bottle and I can't get it off. I have tried soaking with oxyclean. Any suggestions?
Posted in thread: Fermenting in carboy - rack or funnel? on 03-06-2012 at 06:41 AM
After cooling pour the wort directly into the fermenter with the funnel. You want it to splash
to put oxygen back into the wort that was lost during boil so the yeast can thrive. This is the
one time ...
Posted in thread: Hop bag sanitation on 03-01-2012 at 12:16 AM
I didn't even think about it not sinking, I might use cleaned/sanitized aquarium pebbles since
I do not have any marbles. Will hops without a bag sink? I was going to use the bag for clarity
but I gue...
Posted in thread: Hop bag sanitation on 02-29-2012 at 10:12 PM
What is the best way to sanitize a hop bag before putting it in the fermenter for dry hoping?
Should it just be soaked in star San? Also I assume it is ok to dry hop on the trub?
Posted in thread: Amarillo ipa dry hoping on 02-23-2012 at 11:49 PM
Ok so maybe I will skip the dry hoping.
Posted in thread: Amarillo ipa dry hoping on 02-23-2012 at 11:43 PM
I have an all Amarillo IPA that is two weeks into fermentation. I got the recipe of the
database but I noticed that there is no dry hoping. Has anybody brewed an all Amarillo and dry
hoped it, is it r...
Posted in thread: Plastic fermenter vs carboy? on 02-13-2012 at 07:18 AM
I am a newbie too and have used both buckets and just started a batch in a better bottle. I
think it is worth it to use a carboy at some point so you can see what is going on during
ferment, I am enjo...
Posted in thread: Question about bottling on 02-13-2012 at 12:23 AM
It is my understanding that star San will basically just become food for the yeast and there is
no need to rinse after applying. That same thought went through my head when I first used it.