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Posted in thread: Fermentation Temperature Schedule on 10-30-2014 at 02:50 PM
What is the reason behind starting at a lower temperature and continually raising it during
primary fermentation?Let me start off by saying you should search these forums as these topics
have been dis...
Posted in thread: racking RIS to secondary...typical for yeast cake to form on 10-09-2014 at 09:06 PM
However I realized after racking I lost the cap on the end of the racking cane so more sediment
got racked than planned.Even if this happens, just keep the racking cane up off of the trub and
Posted in thread: all grain brewing help on 10-09-2014 at 08:31 AM
Depends on the beer you are trying to brew. Some beers (or dare I say styles) call for more
specialty malts than others. Specialty malts are just that, special. They typically add color,
flavor and co...
Posted in thread: racking RIS to secondary...typical for yeast cake to form on 10-09-2014 at 08:15 AM
How long did you leave the beer in primary and how much yeast do you have on the bottom? There
is always some in secondary but the amount depends on how long you let the beer be in primary.
Posted in thread: Cleaning Better Bottles on 09-12-2014 at 07:04 PM
Hi All,A friend of mine gave me two five-gallon Better Bottles. They are a mess. But anytime I
can get more carboys for funky experiments, I am all for it. Problem is: I have never used
anything but g...
Posted in thread: Week past prime, another week? on 09-07-2014 at 06:50 PM
Sort of what I thought. I was going to use them immediately, not dry; one huge whirl pool of
Posted in thread: Week past prime, another week? on 09-07-2014 at 06:17 PM
My home grown hops are probably a week past their prime already. Partially lazy and the Bears
are on, thinking of leaving them another week. What changes in the hops as they get "old"? Are
Posted in thread: Last HomeBrewTalk Swag Giveaway for the Summer - Open to All! on 08-25-2014 at 05:08 PM
Thank you for the chance.
Posted in thread: Brett claussennii and trois starters on 03-23-2014 at 05:24 PM
What is worse case scenario if I use one of these yeasts and they are a bit oxidized (without
making a starter)?
Posted in thread: Brett claussennii and trois starters on 03-23-2014 at 05:05 PM
I do have the two piece lids and I don't think I screwed them on tightly in case of build of
CO2 (been in the jars since I made the starter and forgot about them). That could be it. Maybe
it is time t...