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  • Posted in thread: Sierra nevada pale ale clone fermentation on 05-06-2013 at 05:31 AM
    i agree with woozy.take the gravity reading, oxidation risk is extremely minimal. if you don't
    stir it up you're not adding oxygen. if there's a krausen ring, you really don't need to worry.
    taste it,...

  • Posted in thread: My First Catastrophe - Should I dump it? on 04-28-2013 at 05:11 PM
    Just started drinking it, its fine.

  • Posted in thread: saving money with brewing on 04-28-2013 at 05:09 PM
    Haven't seen a lot of mention about the "cost" of your time. I spend about 10 hours over
    several weeks to produce a 5 gal batch (brewing, cleaning, dryhopping, bottling). If I took a
    part time job for...

  • Posted in thread: My First Catastrophe - Should I dump it? on 04-06-2013 at 11:02 PM
    Well, I left it alone for 3 weeks in primary, opened it on 3/30 and it smelled like every other
    beer and no weird stuff floating on top. I transferred to a bottling bucket, tasted it and it
    seemed fin...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 03-12-2013 at 06:03 AM
    Fair enough, but i'm more interested in making drinkable beer than experimenting (at least at
    this point in my brewing life), so why not just stick with yeasts that work for me? I gave it a
    shot, made...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning temps on 03-12-2013 at 05:50 AM
    From what i read, most of the issues with high temps occur in the first 72 hours of
    fermentation, so that by the time its in bottles, high temps shouldn't matter. At worst, you
    may get some off flavor...

  • Posted in thread: secondary fermentation question on 03-12-2013 at 05:43 AM
    read some threads and you'll see that most likely you will end up with a drinkable beer. Since
    you had it in primary for about 4-5 days before transferring, you're gonna be okay. Sure, it
    would be bet...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone try BRY-97 yet on 03-12-2013 at 05:30 AM
    I don't know if i'm to blame or the yeast is to blame, but i probably won't use this yeast
    again: the batch i made with it has a terrible "chemically" flavor.I don't do a good job of
    controlling ferme...

  • Posted in thread: secondary fermentation question on 03-12-2013 at 05:04 AM
    You'll be fine. The yeast did not leak out with the foam, most of it was still in suspension.
    What was the timing of all the things that you described? For instance, did the pressure
    build/leakage occ...

  • Posted in thread: Conditioning temps on 03-12-2013 at 04:56 AM
    if you mean conditioning in the bottle, you'll be fine. In the fermenter, that's getting a
    little too high...but you'll still be okay.

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