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Posted in thread: I think I racked to secondary too early on 03-03-2013 at 07:22 PM
Also,try listing your gravities more accurately for clarity's sake. By 0.07,do you mean
Posted in thread: I think I racked to secondary too early on 03-03-2013 at 04:51 PM
Brewed the DOZE black IPA recipe and I had an initial gravity of 1.07. After 2 weeks I racked
over to a secondary to dry hop. At this time I took a gravity reading and it was still a bit
high 0.026. N...
Posted in thread: Wine thief suggestion on 02-25-2013 at 04:44 PM
I think it's cool, but it's just something I wasted money on. I use a Refractometer, and roll a
drop off a knife.I've heard mixed reviews about refractometers. Which one do you own?
Posted in thread: Wine thief suggestion on 02-23-2013 at 02:56 PM
I know its a small purchase but it seems I read mixed reviews about any wine thief I find. Any
recommendations and/or thoughts on what NOT should be bought?
Posted in thread: Excessive fermentation on 02-19-2013 at 07:22 PM
ok.. Ill probably have to make a blowoff tube when I get home.I created a yeast starter and as
far as temperature goes, this is actually the first time I'm fermenting in my garage as opposed
to my clo...
Posted in thread: Excessive fermentation on 02-19-2013 at 04:39 PM
Is there such a thing as excessive fermentation? I brewed on Sunday and I already needed to
replace the airlock about 4 times due to foam and other material making its way into it. I also
Posted in thread: When is fermentation complete? on 02-18-2013 at 09:25 PM
Wait 2-3 weeks and take your first reading. Wait another 3 days and take another reading. If
readings are the same, it is finished. If 2nd reading is lower than first, it's still
fermenting, so give i...
Posted in thread: When is fermentation complete? on 02-18-2013 at 05:24 PM
Brewed the DOZE IPA from morebeer this weekend and one of the things I hate when getting
recipes from morebeer is then never list what the final OG should be.Typically I give 2-3 weeks
Posted in thread: Fermentation tempature on 02-15-2013 at 04:40 PM
I usually ferment using WLP001 which has a suggested temp range of 68-73 degrees. which works
out perfectly for me since we keep our house at 70% so I can easily through my fermenter in a
closet (~71 ...
Posted in thread: Off taste (caramel) after kegging? on 02-09-2013 at 12:14 AM
I just checked my brew log and I noticed that 3 out of my last 4 IPA's was around this number
so this is "normal" for me I guessJanet's Brown Ale 1.080 / 1.019American Amber Ale 1.054 /