Last Activity:11-20-2012 8:13 PM
Posted in thread: How late can you add yeast? on 10-14-2012 at 03:38 PM
You want to get the yeast in as soon when it gets down to pitching temps. This reduces the
chances of airborne contaminates.Waiting till later in the week defiantly is way too late. I
would say you'll...
Posted in thread: Help with stabilizing and bottling on 09-18-2012 at 06:11 AM
It can be done when fully fermented at low specific gravity of 1.000 or less but with some
risk.A gravity of 1.040 without potassium sorbate and metabulsulfite would not work at all. At
that gravity y...
Posted in thread: Do i need acid blend? on 09-18-2012 at 05:58 AM
I've made mead and never used it you should be fine
Posted in thread: Strike Temp Calculations on 02-20-2010 at 05:23 PM
Hello,I'm looking for a Strike Temp formula that takes into consideration grain weight.
Currently I am using this below formula from John Palmer:Strike Water Temperature Tw =
(.2/r)(T2 - T1) + T2r=1.2...
Posted in thread: noob yeast starter question on 02-20-2010 at 03:24 PM
Nice! well Jamil is the man so I guess I'll have to try pitching at high krausen see how it
works out. Good info BigB
Posted in thread: Good Podcasts on Brewing? on 02-20-2010 at 03:22 PM
The brewing network! That guy Jamil knows everything
Posted in thread: Problem with carbonation on 02-20-2010 at 03:18 PM
Yes I would leave it for a few weeks atleast in a warm area
Posted in thread: When is it done fermenting? on 02-20-2010 at 03:13 PM
I agree let it sit for at least 2 weeks but I give mine an extra week also. Actually sometimes
I leave it for a month. I know how you feel when I first starting brewing I stared at it,
opened it const...
Posted in thread: First Brew Bottle Bomb! on 02-20-2010 at 03:05 PM
let them sit in the fridge for a bit taste them if they are off I would throw out the batch.
Starsan is awesome stuff so keep using it! As for future brews be anal about the process and
maybe think ba...
Posted in thread: First Brew Bottle Bomb! on 02-20-2010 at 02:50 PM
Hey,Keep in mind that you could also have an infection.. How much priming sugar did you use and
what type? Did you prime the entire bucket then bottle? Did you stir every few bottles to make
sure it w...