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Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout on 10-29-2014 at 01:31 AM
Yeah, I popped back in to see if I could help, but Yooper is on the job. She's one of my HB
Talk heroes - you're in good hands!Good luck with your Imperial Stout.
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout on 10-29-2014 at 12:18 AM
Please give us a little more information:- What was your recipe? Mash temp (if all grain)?-
Which yeast did you use? How much? Starter size?- How long and at what temp are you fermenting?
Posted in thread: Wont Stop on 10-27-2014 at 12:22 AM
While airlock activity can be a sign of fermentation, it does not necessarily indicate (or
indicate lack of) fermentation. Take a gravity reading today and again in a few days. If the
gravity is stabl...
Posted in thread: Saison fermentation time? on 10-25-2014 at 06:17 PM
3724 can be tough to work with - do a search for stuck Wyeast 3724. The one time I used it, I
got lucky, but you may want to do some reading on that strain and check your gravity in a few
days to see ...
Posted in thread: BrewsBySmith 2 stage Fermentation Temperature Controller Giveaway! on 10-23-2014 at 04:41 PM
Posted in thread: Floating...seeds? on 10-19-2014 at 04:21 PM
Probably nothing. Like you said, likely remnants of one of your ingredients. At such a small
concentration, I wouldn't even worry about it. What you DO NOT want to do is pour your beer
Posted in thread: Adjusting wort on 09-12-2014 at 08:49 PM
Beersmith is going to be your friend here. What you'll do is take a portion of the pre-made
wort and add your newly mashed wort to it to get a different base. The problem is going to be
that you won't...
Posted in thread: High ABV (17%+) Scotch Ale, Partial Mash Recipe, Seeking Feedback on 08-30-2014 at 12:42 PM
There's a lot to be considered in a recipe this huge. I see this is your first post - have you
done (hopefully several) all grain batches before? If not, start with something a little
smaller to get y...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation on 08-17-2014 at 05:54 PM
Some people find that using a secondary gives them clearer beer - think see through. However,
IMO and experience, you can have perfectly clear beer with good brewing practice and no
secondary. Plus, t...
Posted in thread: When is fermentation done? Issue on 08-16-2014 at 04:19 PM
Airlock activity is not a definitive sign of fermentation. It can tell you when it is going on,
but a leak, off-gassing, change in pressure, etc. can give you a false sense of what's
happening. The on...