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Posted in thread: wlp001 fermentation on 07-26-2012 at 11:13 PM
Thanks for the input guys! Very helpful.
Posted in thread: wlp001 fermentation on 07-26-2012 at 07:09 PM
How cold is too cold? I have seen people post on this forum and others that they always brew
their ales in the low 60's. However, the While Labs site indicates that the optimal range for
the 001 is 68...
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 01-03-2012 at 04:47 AM
Thanks guys (and/or gals)! So would you recommend leaving the temp at 60 or slowly dropping it
back down to 50 for the remainder of the primary fermentation? (I understand that after primary
it needs ...
Posted in thread: Lager fermentation on 01-03-2012 at 04:20 AM
So the consensus on this board seems to be to ferment ales for 3 to 4 weeks to allow the yeast
to clean up some of the by-products of the fermentation. After considerable experimentation, I
Posted in thread: Leave on blow off tube or put on air lock? on 12-12-2011 at 01:04 PM
Wait until the krausen falls. I have seen the "overly active" fermentation stop and restart. I
usually wait four or five days to be sure.
Posted in thread: Yeast & Fermentation Question on 11-15-2011 at 03:56 PM
Luiz,Start a new thread and I'm sure you'll get responses. If I understand your questions, yes,
you can ferment in the same fermenter the whole time. No need to change to a secondary
fermenter. Wait t...
Posted in thread: Tubing on 11-11-2011 at 05:35 PM
I use a dip tube brush and OxyClean. You can get the dip tube brushes for 3/8 and 1/4 inch
tubes. Even gets the blow off tubes clean.
Posted in thread: Finding a Kit with Better Bottle on 08-25-2011 at 03:12 PM
Homebrew Headquarters in Dallas sells kits with Better Bottle or glass carboy. Here is their
Posted in thread: Have I undercarbed? on 01-14-2011 at 07:29 PM
You'll want to get confirmation of what I'm telling you from someone more experienced, but I
think your bottle conditioning temperature is a little on the cold side. I'm guessing that it
will still ca...
Posted in thread: extremely murky beer in fermenter on 01-13-2011 at 01:27 PM
Thanks for the reply. After looking at it more closely, I think the cloud was moving because I
had moved the fermenter to get it out of the refrigerator. I'll give it a few more days before