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  • Posted in thread: Buying new fermenters on 12-09-2015 at 02:44 PM
    I have won a couple of plastic conicals over the years...they are still in the boxes.5g batches
    are fermented in 6g glass carboys.10-12g batches are fermented in 15.5g Sankes.1-BBL+ batches
    are fermen...

  • Posted in thread: Should I still rack to secondary? on 12-08-2015 at 07:04 PM
    So I followed the Norris Farmer Breakfast Milk Stout recipe found here:
    www.myoldkentuckyhomebrew.com/beer/I couldn't upload it directly because it is a .doc file and
    isn't supported, sorry.Anyway, I ...

  • Posted in thread: WLP 830 German Lager stuck at 1.204 on 12-04-2015 at 10:49 PM
    I think you have some process things to address to help ensure future fermentations go more
    smoothly. Good luck!

  • Posted in thread: Amercan Ale, is this gravity right? on 12-04-2015 at 10:44 PM
    Quite dry (low finishing gravity). My questions would be:(1) is your hydrometer calibrated? It
    should read 1.000 in distilled water at whatever the calibration temperature is (it will say on
    the hydro...

  • Posted in thread: I Just Don't Get It.. on 12-01-2015 at 03:03 AM
    Looks perfect to me. No point risking a stuck fermentation. Takes most brewers awhile to learn
    to trust their lager yeast if they're used to ale fermentations.Rare to hear anyone complaining
    about a l...

  • Posted in thread: Saflager W-34/70 Required Headspace on 12-01-2015 at 03:01 AM
    Blowoff tube is cheap anti-mess insurance.Fermenting 5g in a 5g carboy with no tube is asking
    for trouble, even with a lager. I am also glad to see you treating this properly with a cool
    pitch. I woul...

  • Posted in thread: Most Renowned Beer Competition on 04-13-2015 at 05:25 PM
    The NHC is definitely king. First-round judging is just complete, so you can either send your
    beer somewhere else or wait until next year.Personally, IMO there are very few (if any) comps
    that aren't ...

  • Posted in thread: Is one pkg of S-23 enough? on 04-10-2015 at 03:14 PM
    Good to know. I've always heard very mixed opinions about the strain, but perhaps people are
    just fermenting it too cold. I might give it a try on my next lager.Some people just hate it.
    Denny Conn ha...

  • Posted in thread: Is one pkg of S-23 enough? on 04-10-2015 at 02:12 PM
    The yeast should be hydrated at 73F. (see the data sheet: )This. Always follow the product
    sheet instructions re: pitching rate and rehydration. Conventional wisdom is that there are
    about 20 billi...

  • Posted in thread: R/O and fermentation on 04-10-2015 at 02:02 PM
    I use RO almost exclusively.But you need to take care of your mineral additions.The EZ Water
    spreadsheet is pretty good!

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