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Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on 12-09-2016 at 06:18 PM
I was thinking US-05 might not be able to handle the alcohol content. Checked the website but
couldn't find the alcohol tolerance. Maybe someone else knows what it is.
Posted in thread: Homebrewer in Oregon on 12-09-2016 at 04:34 PM
Welcome to HBT.
Posted in thread: poor percentage of alcohol, fermentation problem on 12-09-2016 at 04:18 PM
Some thoughts about the brew:- You probably pitched too warm and are likely to get off flavors.
Still could be ok.- I'm guessing you used dry yeast. Some brewers pitch and then stir. I think
Posted in thread: Super active hefe. help! on 12-09-2016 at 02:56 PM
My solution for a vigorous fermentation with a lot of CO2 and thick krausen was using a larger
carboyThis^I normally ferment 5 gallons in a 7.9 gallon bucket, and I don't use a blow-off
tube. I don't ...
Posted in thread: Is Secondary Fermentation Still Common Practice? on 12-08-2016 at 06:59 PM
ok thanks everyone for your input. but still not certain if i don't need or should not rack to
a secondary how long should a extract kit be in the primary.currently i ferment for a week in
Posted in thread: First time bottling on 12-07-2016 at 10:02 PM
I fill one bottle with beer with one hand, while pumping star san into the next bottle using
the vinator with the other hand. The sanitized bottles never sit around, and it keeps the
process simple. A...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation or Normal? on 12-06-2016 at 07:56 PM
I've heard many times that sanitation and maintaining temperature are the keys to brewing. I
would put preventing oxidation on the same list. In fact, I think it's the most difficult of
Posted in thread: Hello From Manitoba on 12-06-2016 at 07:07 PM
Welcome. Stay warm.
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 12-06-2016 at 06:48 PM
From what I've read I guess it would have more banana at higher temps, but I haven't tried it.
Posted in thread: Oxi Clean for Homebrewing? on 12-06-2016 at 03:43 PM
Hmm....Perhaps I am missing something. I have brewed about 10 batches of beer and I simply use
hot water and a brush to clean the buckets when I am done racking the beer from the bucket to
the keg. I ...