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Posted in thread: Hey HBT! Secondary Fermentation Question on 06-23-2009 at 05:19 PM
I've only got one primary fermenter(6.5 glass carboy). I also have one 5 gallon glass carboy.
Besides allowing me to start another batch earlier, by using a secondary it also just "gives me
Posted in thread: BIG Thumbs up for Austin Home Brew on 06-16-2009 at 04:57 PM
I ordered about $200 worth of equipment earlier this morning. I then realized that I had
forgotten a picnic tap for my kegging set-up. I called them and asked if they could toss it in
and charge me th...
Posted in thread: Infection question.... on 06-16-2009 at 12:33 AM
no he poured have the priming sugar into the bottom of his bottling bucket and then put like
3.5 gals into the bucket. then added the rest of his priming sugar and then the rest of his
Posted in thread: One step closer to all grain on 06-14-2009 at 09:43 PM
Craigslist is the best place to find full sized kegs. Bought 3 for 30 bucks last year. I've got
a friend that's a welder and he's coming by this week the tops off for me.
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Ordeal on 06-14-2009 at 09:05 PM
Ah, will I get less blowoff if I cool my wort to a lower temperature before bottling? I'm
always below 90 but perhaps it would help if I were even cooler? Not sure if yeast reacts more
vigorously in w...
Posted in thread: 5 Gallon Ordeal on 06-14-2009 at 08:48 PM
I ferment in a 7 gallon bucket and get at least 52 bottles each brew. So if possible, I would
recommend upgrading to a 7 gallon bucket. I do have a 5 gallon glass carboy that I use for a
Posted in thread: Infection question.... on 06-14-2009 at 06:11 PM
Fermentation was complete according to my hydrometer. I let it set in a secondary for 4 weeks
and then bottled. After my first 6 pack foamed over, I started waiting a couple of weeks and
then placing ...
Posted in thread: Infection question.... on 06-14-2009 at 03:37 PM
My last batch, a brown ale, got infected somehow. Basically, I pop the top and everything's OK,
but then I start pouring and the foam starts. I'm leaning towards a sanitizing error. Does that
Posted in thread: How long is too long? on 06-14-2009 at 03:35 AM
honey takes a long time to ferment out anyways. or so i was told. i know 10 months is a lot
longer than 2, but im sure it will taste just fine. i wish i had the patience to experiment
with a beer like...
Posted in thread: How long is too long? on 06-13-2009 at 08:19 PM
You know? You're right. This will be my first force carbonation. It will be a good test brew, I
guess. And who knows....it could be great!Thanks!