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Posted in thread: OG and 6.5 gallon "Made in Italy" carboy question on 12-29-2012 at 12:18 AM
Thanks, guys. Just filled it up a bit more. I knew it looked pretty low. Cheers! :mug:
Posted in thread: OG and 6.5 gallon "Made in Italy" carboy question on 12-28-2012 at 10:26 PM
So I just brewed a batch of English Brown Ale from Brewer's Best. This is my first time using a
6.5 gallon carboy. My OG was 1.052. The instructions said the range was 1.049 - 1.043. I have
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-21-2012 at 03:00 AM
I've never tried this, but from what I've read in several places, I would gently advise against
it at this point. Mostly because it's additional complexity, and getting priming quantities
right is imp...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-20-2012 at 03:09 AM
Isn't it amazing how much you learn from screwing things up the first time around? :mug:It sure
is. I can't believe how much more confident I felt about brewing this afternoon compared to
Sunday. I wa...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-20-2012 at 01:10 AM
For those following what's been going on, I opened the lid this afternoon and...TADA!Nothing.
Nothing.Nothing.The oatmeal stout was black as tar and sitting there without the slightest
glimmer of yeas...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-18-2012 at 04:09 PM
Thanks, Zeg. Any way to fix said leaks? Other than just pushing on the top and hoping for a
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-18-2012 at 04:08 AM
I mis-spoke. I meant rehydrated, not starter, as it was a dry yeast. I read the post you linked
to, Zeg (very helpful, BTW). I will wait until Wednesday morning and see if anything is going
on. It see...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-18-2012 at 02:48 AM
What sort of temp are you fermenting at and did you check out what the yeast is supposed to be
at?I'm fermenting at 68 degrees. Unfortunately, in the excitement of the moment, I didn't hang
onto the y...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-17-2012 at 10:13 PM
Thanks for the reply, Sharps. RE: "My only question would be what do you mean by a warm
place?"I kept it in a warmish part the kitchen near the stove. No warmer than 80 degrees,
though. Still think it...
Posted in thread: 1st post - Yeast starter question on 12-17-2012 at 09:21 PM
Hi all,So I'm doing my first brew right now, an oatmeal stout, and I have a question about my
yeast starter. I snooped around at the stickies and stuff first, but couldn't find exactly what
I was look...
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