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Posted in thread: Water Chemistry on 04-04-2015 at 04:30 PM
Alright, I've been dancing around this topic for long enough. I want to dive head first into
all grain brewing after several years of steeping grains. How important IS water chemistry
actually? I have...
Posted in thread: How to warm my fermenter on 02-15-2015 at 03:43 AM
So I want to brew a saison in time for spring. I am just learning that I need to be able to get
my fermentation temperatures up to around 80F but I can't do that in my apartment right now. I
have a fe...
Posted in thread: When's the soonest I can pitch? on 11-15-2014 at 06:35 PM
Thanks y'all! was getting worried that I'd need to rearrange my sunday. :ban:
Posted in thread: When's the soonest I can pitch? on 11-15-2014 at 04:12 PM
I had meant to brew today and forgot to make my starter yesterday. I just set up my yeast
starter but want to know if I could pitch it later today (in about 12 hours) or if I have to
wait until tomorr...
Posted in thread: Should I repitch? on 04-02-2014 at 02:55 PM
I pitched a smackpack of Wyeast (1217 - "West Coast IPA") about 18 hours ago, and still no
activity (No krausen, no bubbling in airlock, etc). Fermentation a little on the cold side
(64F) but warming ...
Posted in thread: How many times can you reuse bottles? on 07-04-2013 at 02:46 AM
I've been using the same 100 (or so) bottles for about 2 years now and am wondering how many
more times I can reuse them before they become structurally compromised (ie-before they can't
Posted in thread: Safale S-04 -- Super Cloudy/Not Settling Out? on 04-09-2013 at 03:30 PM
I got a vigorous primary fermentation at ~67f and then ramped to 70-71f for secondary...
Posted in thread: Safale S-04 -- Super Cloudy/Not Settling Out? on 04-09-2013 at 03:11 PM
Thanks for the quick response--One question about "cold" conditioning -- What temperature do
you suggest for this? Like straight up in the fridge (~36F)? or somewhere in the 50s?...
Posted in thread: Safale S-04 -- Super Cloudy/Not Settling Out? on 04-09-2013 at 02:58 PM
So i tried my first batch with S-04 on a pale ale i have done many times with the S-05 and
Pacman yeasts and the beer usually came out [almost] crystal clear with a very nice hop
Posted in thread: Pacman Yeast -- Could it work too fast? on 11-25-2012 at 04:59 PM
The weather warmed up a little right after my original post -- getting to ~64F and the yeast
took off and seems to be behaving normally now...thanks for the help y'all, always something
new when doing...