Last Activity:08-29-2016 3:23 AM
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Posted in thread: ABV Calculation on 08-28-2016 at 04:11 PM
If you *really* want to know, you could send it to a lab for testing, but most of us accept
that what we figure us close enough!I mean, the difference between 6.8 and 7 is pretty small,
even if it's n...
Posted in thread: No carbonation - re-priming on 08-28-2016 at 04:07 PM
I'd add the yeast without the extra sugar. The US-05 crapped out with the high alcohol levels.
The sugar you put in to prime is still there.Why not try with one of your batches and wait a
few weeks an...
Posted in thread: Kegco Widemouth Breather Cap on 08-27-2016 at 01:54 PM
Not really sure about breather caps. I know some people will just put some aluminum foil on
their fermenter during active fermentation... Air technically could get in, but CO2 production
stops that fr...
Posted in thread: Hard Root Beer (Sugar) not fermenting on 08-21-2016 at 11:08 AM
If it's only simple sugars in there, i would expect it to ferment pretty fast.What's the full
Posted in thread: Aerating before completely chilled? on 08-18-2016 at 05:53 PM
Just a quick note on cooling... If you aren't already, move your chiller around a lot (stir or
up and down), it'll speed things up and help you get closer to your tap water temp. I can get
it 80 when ...
Posted in thread: newbie primary questions on 08-18-2016 at 05:49 PM
I don't see any pictures, but just leave your beer where it is, no need to rack it to a carboy
now or later, just go straight to bottle/keg when it's done
Posted in thread: Maturing on 08-16-2016 at 11:38 PM
Give it another 7 days or so. It could be done, or being very close to being finished, but more
time won't hurt it at all.As jddevinn said, a hydrometer will tell you when it's done. Airlock
Posted in thread: Bubbles slowed down. on 08-11-2016 at 10:48 AM
No problems leaving it in the primary. A lot of people here (myself included) will keep it in
primary for 14+ days, then bottle/keg.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2206 pitch and fermentation temperatures on 08-07-2016 at 10:58 PM
Also, nothing wrong with letting your very get down to temp overnight and then pitch in the
morning when the temp is spot on.
Posted in thread: Taking gravity readings without compromising your brew on 08-03-2016 at 12:36 AM
Awesome video, really cool to be able to visualize the diffusion like that.