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Posted in thread: How do you know when to begin secondary fermentation? on 03-21-2012 at 06:24 AM
Ok so we were wrong: There was a large krausen developed within the first 12 hours, causing a
bit of overflow out of the airlock, but it has since subsided. When dillonkc posted earlier
today saying t...
Posted in thread: How do you know when to begin secondary fermentation? on 03-20-2012 at 08:35 PM
I don't know about the temperature of the room. Maybe about 60 on average?. After the first day
we wrapped it in a blanked so it wouldn't get to cold overnight (sometimes it gets really cold
in our ho...
Posted in thread: How do you know when to begin secondary fermentation? on 03-20-2012 at 08:08 PM
Hey, I'm friends with the OP. I had previously posted about this brew in this thread.The reason
we are putting it in a secondary is to do some dry hopping and to (hopefully) let more sediment
Posted in thread: Will this work? on 03-19-2012 at 10:31 PM
Would it be bad to try to introduce additional oxgen with a whisk now that it has started
Posted in thread: Will this work? on 03-19-2012 at 09:42 PM
Thanks for the advice everyone!This is what we ended up doing:-Steeped 8 oz roasted barely @165
for 30 min -strained out barely and brought the wort to a boil-immediately added 6lbs DME and
1/2 oz eac...
Posted in thread: Will this work? on 03-18-2012 at 03:29 AM
Letting it sit would let some of the bitterness mellow out right?Also, I'm a bit confused by
thisI agree, wine yeast is a problem. Hang on to the wine yeast and make some skeeterpee. Go
back and buy S...
Posted in thread: Will this work? on 03-18-2012 at 01:31 AM
Thanks guys!two-one-seven: we have a 33 quart kettle, a 5 gallon glass carboy, and a brewing
kit we bought (2 x 5 gallon buckets w/ lids, airlock, hydrometer, fermometer, thermometer
siphon w/ 'siphon...
Posted in thread: Will this work? on 03-18-2012 at 12:37 AM
My friends and I recently bought brewing equipment. We aren't really sure what we are doing, so
we went to the store and just bought some random ingredients that looked good.We're wondering
if this co...