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Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature = ? on 08-03-2010 at 04:31 AM
I just batched an Irish Stout using Safale us-05 yeast. The yeast has a temperature range of 59
to 75 F. Can anyone tell me what the expected difference might be in the final beer flavor
Posted in thread: Cold crash duration? on 07-15-2009 at 02:50 AM
I put my fermenter full of brown ale (with S-04 yeast) in the fridge to cold crash on Friday.
I'm not sure when I will find time to bottle it. How long can I let it sit in the fridge (@ +/-
Posted in thread: Batch in fermenter, carboy inside igloo cooler... temp question? on 07-06-2009 at 05:09 AM
I dropped some beer in the ferm and placed carboy in my igloo yesterday.I am doing the same
thing. My yeast calls for temp range between 59 and 75F. I found that two completely frozen 12
oz water bott...
Posted in thread: Brewing in a HOT apartment on 06-30-2009 at 05:20 AM
My apartment stays around 78-82. I went to walmart and bought a cooler for $22 put a little
water in it and swap out frozen water bottles everyday. Its bit of a pain but I can keep the
temp around 68-...
Posted in thread: Aging beer? on 06-28-2009 at 07:19 AM
I am down to my last three bomber bottles of Scotch Ale (1060 OG) and Hefe (1048 OG). I am
going to tuck these away and let them age. What would be the optimum aging time for these
beers? How long is ...
Posted in thread: What should wort look like after boiling? on 06-28-2009 at 06:48 AM
its an old candy thermometer that my mom had :-/ how do you calibrate a thermometer?Get a new
thermometer. A candy thermometer is designed for higher temps. I'm guessing yours has a range
from around ...
Posted in thread: Adding ice during cold break on 06-09-2009 at 06:27 AM
Just remember the ice you buy at store is RO. Forgive me, what is "RO"?
Posted in thread: Adding ice during cold break on 06-08-2009 at 06:14 AM
I have read several threads where people suggest ice to cool down wort. Correct me if I am
wrong, but if you add ice aren't you just dumping in non-sanitized water, thus increasing the
chances of infe...
Posted in thread: Camping stove? on 06-07-2009 at 10:05 PM
I thought so. Thanks!
Posted in thread: Camping stove? on 06-07-2009 at 09:57 PM
The wife wants me out of her kitchen. I have a 12,000 BTU camping stove in the garage. Will
that work for a 5 gal. boil (or 3 gal. boil with 2 gal. top off)? I looked up some turkey
fryers and those a...