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Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:33 AM
even for a 5 gal batch in a 7 gal fermenter?I used a 7 gallon primary bucket for some 1.084
Tripel and WLP550. Huge krausen. Plugged the airlock, then blew the lid off. Had yeast all over
the ceiling ...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:22 AM
what happens if you over pitch?There are several articles here and elsewhere that discuss
over-pitching. Autolysis can be a problem with deep commercial fermenters. I have never had a
problem with ove...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:09 AM
replace the airlock by a blow-off?Oh yeah. When there is that much sugar in solution, the yeast
are on steroids.I have variously used (at different times) two 6-gal fermenter buckets, a
blowoff tube, ...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 01:02 AM
hi,im doing this : no indication on when to add the syrup. wha would you do?I know you didn't
ask, but I just looked at your recipe. I suggest pitching 20 grams of yeast (two packets) of
T-58 into a...
Posted in thread: when add candi syrup in belgian quad on 03-07-2014 at 12:50 AM
I have added candi at late boil, as well as after the initial ferment frenzy. I think I prefer
post-frenzy. I brew trippels and quads with 3787, which really likes to foam and escape the
confines of t...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 03-04-2014 at 12:13 AM
when I hook up my pot and turn it slow its starts to smoke whats wrongProbably too much
resistance, or not enough watts. I recommend
Posted in thread: Christianity and home brewing on 02-26-2014 at 02:05 AM
Look at all us Lutherans! Awwww yeah! :mug:Beer? Oh, yeah.Martin nearly made it a sacrament,
instituting "sessions" to discuss theology over a beer.I sing and play guitar at the local
(LCMS) church. I...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 02-22-2014 at 09:53 PM
How big is the washer used with this fan? I want to pick one up before the fan arrives. Any
help on this from anyone is appreciated!I used a steel washer about the same size as the stir
rod. Fairly th...
Posted in thread: I pitched Lalvin D47 at 85 degrees, am I boned? on 01-31-2014 at 03:36 AM
You've ruined everything! Send the entire batch to me for proper bio-hazard disposal.
:)Sorry... couldn't resist. Your yeast is fine. Put the batch in a cool place to get the yeast
down to 15C-20C whe...
Posted in thread: My shamelessly cheap $12 DIY stir plate on 08-26-2013 at 02:55 PM
I don't use a washer - I just use a flat steel bracket, following this project: never even
glued it. I taped the magnets to the bar, then taped the bar to the fan.In tech-speak, the two