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Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller Techniques on 08-13-2012 at 07:35 PM
Posted in thread: Fermentation Bucket on 08-10-2012 at 07:04 PM
You won't get rid of the smell and like everyone else, mine's tinted brownish/yellow after less
than a year. I'm about ready to ditch the plastic and go all glass so I don't have to deal with
Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller Techniques on 08-10-2012 at 07:02 PM
I have the Midwest Stainless Immersion Chiller and it worked well with our enamel brew kettle,
but not quite as well with our new stainless kettle.It seemed to chill a little better when I
would move ...
Posted in thread: Help! Skeptical Friends! on 08-10-2012 at 06:06 PM
Get new, less lame friends.Seriously! What kind of elitist, pretentious whiners are you trying
Posted in thread: Another 'fermentation stopped brewing' question on 08-10-2012 at 06:00 PM
Update: I racked it to secondary on Sunday and it was sitting at 1.012, which we were pleased
with. Here's the timeline recap if you're interested:[*]Brewed June 30. OG 1.072.[*]Sat at
73-75F for 16 d...
Posted in thread: NB Hefeweizen Gravity Experiment on 08-10-2012 at 05:49 PM
Just wanted to give you guys my final take on this experiment.Overall, the brew turned out
surprisingly good! It has the sweeter characteristics of a Hefe, with the darker/malty
qualities of a Dunkel....
Posted in thread: Another 'fermentation stopped brewing' question on 07-18-2012 at 02:35 AM
Well, I leave for my honeymoon on Sunday (7/22) and don't get back until 7/30--do you think
it'll be OK in the ale pale that long? This thing was brewed on 6/23, so it will have been in
the primary bu...
Posted in thread: Another 'fermentation stopped brewing' question on 07-16-2012 at 02:27 PM
I checked it again yesterday, which was four days after moving it outside. Gravity was at 1.022
making me feel much, much better. I'm hoping it gets down to FG soon because I'm headed out of
town for ...
Posted in thread: Another 'fermentation stopped brewing' question on 07-12-2012 at 03:12 AM
It's been another 5 days and it's been sitting at around 74 degrees--gravity hasn't decreased
much. It's at 1.039 (rather than maybe 1.041). I stirred some of the sediment (slowly) off of
the bottom t...
Posted in thread: Another 'fermentation stopped brewing' question on 07-06-2012 at 03:04 AM
Wow thank you for the replies! My fiance is my brew partner (she's a serious beer gal) and she
brought home the kit. I never bothered to look at the brew time on this and I'm guessing she
didn't. The ...