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Posted in thread: How long is too long in the fermenter??? on 03-20-2016 at 12:05 AM
I leave every batch I make in the fermenter for 30 days. (Primary only)Not one problem to
date.I had left one in the carboy for 6 weeks due to time issues. No problem.And whoever said
hefe is done in ...
Posted in thread: Too much Vanilla? on 01-16-2016 at 03:26 AM
I made a vanilla pumpkin porter. I used 3 whole beans, broken down, scraped, and soaked in
vodka, then placed in fermenter for the last 5-7 days. Tasted great after carbing in bottles
for 2 weeks. The...
Posted in thread: Pin Lock - Air Disconnect Not Locking on 11-22-2015 at 09:58 PM
Not exactly sure what I did, but I got it on.Kind of had to push down VERY hard, and sort of
rocked the disconnect.All I know is that it is finally on air carbing now!
Posted in thread: Pin Lock - Air Disconnect Not Locking on 11-22-2015 at 09:44 PM
There are some pin lock posts that have a very slightly longer distance between the top of the
post and bottom of the pins such that it requires a bit of extra downward force in order to get
Posted in thread: Pin Lock - Air Disconnect Not Locking on 11-22-2015 at 09:14 PM
I put my 3rd keg into my new keezer, and am having some trouble.I have PIN LOCK kegs, and when
i slide the air disconnect onto the keg, it goes on ok, however i cannot get the collar to
"lock" on. So ...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine/Cider w/Brewers Best Cider House on 11-22-2015 at 09:07 PM
Nice labels!!!I added some nutrient after 3 days, and the fermentation picked up a bit.I'm
guessing this is just a slow starting yeast. Glad its low krausen! Not too much room left in my
Posted in thread: Apple Wine/Cider w/Brewers Best Cider House on 11-21-2015 at 02:52 PM
I've never done beers, but I can affirm that cider brews nice and easy usually without any big
blowouts, and without much fuss. How long it takes depends on sugars and yeast. A champagne
yeast can dev...
Posted in thread: Apple Wine/Cider w/Brewers Best Cider House on 11-20-2015 at 09:36 PM
Question for you experts out there, this is my first wine/cider. I have done 15-20 beers or
so.Started with fresh apple cider and added 5 lbs of sugar. Added campden tabs, waited 24 hrs,
then added Br...
Posted in thread: Help! Hydrometer broke in carboy on 10-13-2015 at 02:32 AM
I would dump it, too afraid to ingest small pieces of glass.
Posted in thread: Blowoff tube did its job... Now what on 10-13-2015 at 02:30 AM
I have to say let it be for now.... once fermentation slows down you can remove it and change
out for an airlock. Or just let it be till you bottle/keg it, then clean it all up. No worries,
it did its...