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Posted in thread: New brewer but well studied on 11-25-2015 at 09:38 PM
I really like your approach - studying for 2 years before starting. Not necessary, as you know,
but if you have the temperament for it your brewing should be more successful. And I just love
Posted in thread: Hi Everyone on 11-25-2015 at 09:31 PM
Really surprises me that your beer conditions at 10C. In winter I sometimes condition at 65F
(18C), and it doubles the time needed from 3 weeks to 6 weeks.Welcome.
Posted in thread: Another dumb question on 11-25-2015 at 09:24 PM
Why would you want to wait so long?
Posted in thread: Yeast but no bubbles in airlock on 11-23-2015 at 05:15 PM
When you opened it, was there kraeusen or any gunk stuck to the side of the bucket indicating
that there had been some kraeusen?
Posted in thread: Phoenix Valley Newbie on 11-22-2015 at 06:29 PM
Welcome, and if you haven't been told already, the on-line How To Brew is a great resource.
This is the older edition, and the newer edition in book form might be better - I haven't read
Posted in thread: Hop Stand/Whirlpool - Getting great hop aroma/flavor on 11-22-2015 at 06:24 PM
So the oils from the hops stick around in the 170-180-ish range and provide flavor without too
much bitterness. Any higher and they get cooked off and add to the bitterness. Any lower and
Posted in thread: Dry yeast fermentation problem--HELP on 11-20-2015 at 10:25 PM
I stopped measuring OG on extract batches several years ago because it was really hard to get
it mixed enough to get a good reading, and then I was just confirming what I already knew
anyway from doin...
Posted in thread: Nottingham yeast on 11-20-2015 at 09:23 PM
I mostly use dry yeast. Fermentation most of the time would stop at about 1.020 for standard
gravity beers. I got more serious about the details, including rehydration method, yeast
nutrient, and aera...
Posted in thread: Hello Intro on 11-20-2015 at 09:05 PM
Welcome to HBT.
Posted in thread: Intentionally stopping fermentation on 11-20-2015 at 09:03 PM
My wife intentionally tried to stop a wine fermentation by putting it in the fridge, but it
fermented some more anyway. It did seem to slow it down a lot.