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Posted in thread: Flanders Red - Without a Krausen on 01-25-2014 at 03:45 AM
I'm having a similar issue at the moment. I pitched a smack pack of the Wyeast Lambic Blend
about four days ago and it has not developed active fermentation as I would expect from a
culture of pure Sa...
Posted in thread: How fast does a gusher infection ferment? on 09-21-2013 at 09:19 PM
I've got a perplexing (to me anyway) issue with a 3-gallon batch I'm brewing. The OG was 1.060.
After 6 days the airlock stopped and I took a gravity reading. It was 1.011. Then, the airlock
Posted in thread: Rack to new vessel or risk contamination? on 11-13-2012 at 08:58 PM
Thanks for the replies. My original concern was that the exposed wort would get contaminated
and then it would work it's way through the leak and into my precious beer. One thing I learned
quickly in ...
Posted in thread: Rack to new vessel or risk contamination? on 11-13-2012 at 08:48 PM
The leak is very slight. A small amount of wort seeps out and then dries. At this point beer
loss isn't a concern, assuming it doesn't get worse.
Posted in thread: Adding spices to primary on 11-13-2012 at 08:38 PM
I recently added spiced vodka to my Christmas ale when I racked to a secondary vessel after
fermentation was finished. The racking mixed it up well. While I'm not sure if that is
necessarily the best ...
Posted in thread: Rack to new vessel or risk contamination? on 11-13-2012 at 08:35 PM
Reading my original post again, I realized I left out some important info. The leak is on the
spigot of the bucket, not on the lid.
Posted in thread: Rack to new vessel or risk contamination? on 11-13-2012 at 07:51 PM
I've got a sweet stout that is in the middle of high krausen right now. I just noticed that
there is a slight leak in the gasket of my bucket fermenter, causing a small amount of wort to
seep out. I i...