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Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel - Belgian High Gravity yeast not starting on 11-13-2012 at 12:12 AM
I think the bigger problem than bacteria is the loss of oxygen. If u can re-oxygenate then u
could try that before pitching. Did u use an aerator on the wort?
Posted in thread: Corn Vs. Cane sugar on 06-27-2012 at 11:24 PM
Thanks for all of the information. I think I will skip adding sugar at this point and just rack
to secondary in order to further clarify and age.
Posted in thread: Corn Vs. Cane sugar on 06-26-2012 at 10:12 PM
I have been breewing a belgian double clone in the primary for over a month. I was considering
racking and adding sugar to a secondary fermentor. The question is: how much sugar and what
kind? When is...
Posted in thread: Belgian Fermentation without offgassing? on 06-07-2012 at 06:53 AM
It was about 10 days in between readings.I am not totally sure there wasnt a leak because this
is the first batch with a new bucket/lid. However, when I pressed on the lid, air bubbled
through the air...
Posted in thread: hot fermentation on a belgian on 06-07-2012 at 03:32 AM
I have been brewing beer in hot climates in small one bedroom apts. So, it gets very hot and
very cold at times. I have gone to the trouble of wrapping ice packs around the bucket and hold
them onto i...
Posted in thread: Belgian Fermentation without offgassing? on 06-07-2012 at 03:29 AM
I am confused by my last belgian batch. I realized I underpitched (because I did not make a
starter) so I made a starter and pitched a about a day and a half later. The mix has been kept
around 74 deg...
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel - Belgian High Gravity yeast not starting on 05-28-2012 at 04:08 AM
I am going to do a starter and pitch again. Will it help to add a yeast starter at this point
or is it too late?
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel - Belgian High Gravity yeast not starting on 05-27-2012 at 06:32 PM
Its been a day and a half and there is no sign of off gassing yet in the fermentor. I am
wondering if anyone has used the Wyest Belgian Strong Ale (1388) strain and if it takes longer
to start.The tem...
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel Fermentation over in 3 days? on 05-01-2012 at 08:30 PM
Hello everyone, thank you very much for all of the feedback, this place is great!I have some
additonal information to the situation and some additonal quesitons.The OG was 1.070 and the FG
is about 1....
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel Fermentation over in 3 days? on 05-01-2012 at 07:37 PM
I brewed a chimay red clone and after 3.5 days it seems that fermentation is over. The OG and
FG are on point but I am concerned that something else is wrong. The main problem that occured
was the fer...