Last Activity:08-27-2014 5:09 PM
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Posted in thread: Need some help ASAP... Fermentation gone crazy on 08-27-2014 at 09:48 PM
I wouldn't call myself a new brewer, but I have never run into this issue before. The porter I
made yesterday blew the airlock out - not a first occurrence. I threw on a blow off tube, but
it blew tha...
Posted in thread: Dear lord someone help me on 08-26-2014 at 04:06 AM
Woah woah woah, all these people saying your process is "OK" are crazy. You need to take that
shot of Maker's before starting any of the brew day. I also didn't see anything about you
drinking beers d...
Posted in thread: Closet Air Conditioning on 05-10-2014 at 07:34 PM
Not exactly what you're asking for, but check this out:
Posted in thread: Plenty of carb, head doesn't last long on 08-06-2013 at 09:18 PM
Step one: Hit your caps lock. I feel like you're yelling, and there's nothing to yell about!
:)First of all, how are you washing your glasses? Not the ones that go on your face, but the
ones you put y...
Posted in thread: Oak Chip Question on 07-31-2013 at 05:44 PM
I'd like to start experimenting with aging some of beers on oak, and had some questions:1. Is
there anything special that needs to be done to raw oak pieces before using? My dad is felling
an old oak ...
Posted in thread: Quick Sweet 'n' Still Cider Question on 07-10-2013 at 04:14 PM
Lucky,The only way to kill the yeast is thru pasteurization or alcohol toxicity. The most
common method to stabilize a batch and sweeten it up is:Allow batch to ferment to its ultimate
low SG. Since m...
Posted in thread: Quick Sweet 'n' Still Cider Question on 07-10-2013 at 04:44 AM
Howdy,I have 2 gallons of cider fermenting away at the moment, a la EdWort's recipe that we
love so much. In the past, I've let it dry all the way out, then bottle condition with dextrose
(about 4 oz ...
Posted in thread: Unusually High OG? on 07-08-2013 at 07:12 PM
No, I meant a total of 3+5+3, added onto your estimate of just the DME in 5 gallons. As in "an
additional 11 points" to your 1.052. So, 1.052 (your estimate with just the DME), plus 11
points total fr...
Posted in thread: Unusually High OG? on 07-08-2013 at 06:50 PM
DME generally has 44 ppg or so, while the oats should give you a little (about 3 pts in 5
gallons) and the wheat will give you a little (about 5 pts), and of course the caramel malt
gives you some as ...
Posted in thread: Unusually High OG? on 07-08-2013 at 04:51 PM
Float your hydrometer is 60 degree water (distilled if possible). It should read 1.000. If not,
your hydrometer is off.Mashing a pound of wheat will give you some fermentables, but more like