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Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning: No carbonation on 11-18-2013 at 08:41 PM
I do use a starter and stir plate (yeastcalc.com, Troester). Everything was taken care of as
far as I know except the beer is not carbonating in the bottle. Since this is an infrequent
occurrence, I w...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning: No carbonation on 11-18-2013 at 05:29 PM
TY for your response. Sigh of relief.... learn something new everyday.
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning: No carbonation on 11-18-2013 at 05:15 PM
I have had a few random cases of beer over time, not carbonate. I have tried on to rouse the
yeast and warm the bottles up to around 70°F. But neither worked.I recently built a keezer and
no longer us...
Posted in thread: Monitoring Fermentation temps on 10-23-2013 at 04:56 AM
Let me guess: the thieved sample was cooler.That's certainly not a reliable way to compare wort
temperature readings...No the thieved sample was warmer... its from the "core" of the carboy...
Posted in thread: Monitoring Fermentation temps on 10-10-2013 at 12:38 AM
I have been trying to perfect my fermentation temps recently.To test the inside of the
fermentor. Take a sample with a thief and test it. I have seen the difference between the
fermometer (stick on th...
Posted in thread: New meadery opening on 10-09-2013 at 09:37 PM
Best of luck. Being in Philadelphia means I am not that far away.... Hope to buy some of your
mead some day.
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-08-2013 at 10:08 AM
Posted in thread: Water - I think I was doing it wrong on 10-08-2013 at 09:48 AM
I am by no means an expert but:I would guess contamination since the "medicinal" comment and
the fact that earlier beers tasted better. You said you brewed other beers that tasted great,
are you still...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature on 10-08-2013 at 12:36 AM
From my experience, it depends.I use the fermometer (temp strip stick on) and take random
samples to test gravity and temp. I have seen temps up to +5°F from what the strip says. I
haven't seen anythi...
Posted in thread: Wet dry hopping on 10-03-2013 at 09:37 PM
Also wouldn't the OP be adding oxygen into the beer via the 7 pints of water....