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Posted in thread: Can't figure it out on 12-08-2016 at 09:15 PM
I've been contemplating over this one for the last few days...I'm thinking the issue may have
been with yeast. It was a 10gal batch and I bought two yeast smack packs which I then combined
to make a s...
Posted in thread: Can't figure it out on 12-08-2016 at 04:25 AM
Brewed an east coast IPA last month.I hit my OG of 1.042.I then let the yeast do its magic for
about 2 weeks and dry hopped.Recipe in beersmith says my FG should be about 1.015.My FG was
Posted in thread: Fermentation on 12-03-2016 at 06:17 AM
Doubt you lost it. There is probably a nice blanket of CO2 on top which would have protected it
from oxy harming the beer.
Posted in thread: How Long Should I Ferment? on 12-02-2016 at 04:33 AM
To add, I'm on week two of my fermentation. I took a reading and it's damn close to what my
recipe calls for. The issue is...I still see little bubbles floating up from the yeast cake to
the top of th...
Posted in thread: Krausen in air lock on 11-28-2016 at 03:39 AM
Is there a specific size tube (ID) that you guys recommend for a blowoff tube?I'm putting one
together this weekend and wanted to get the specs on it
Posted in thread: Why is my yeast going crazy? on 11-19-2016 at 09:47 AM
I bought one of the larger big mouth bubbler fermenters. I think it's 7gals.I've fermented 5-6
batches in it already and it works well.The last 2 batches have been literally exploding
whereas the Krau...
Posted in thread: First 10 gallon batch tell me your mistake so I don't make it too😂 on 11-19-2016 at 07:26 AM
I've been brewing 5gal batches for years but have always had the equipment for 10gal
batches.Brewed a 10gal east coast IPA this past weekend with a buddy. He wants half of the
batch so we split the co...
Posted in thread: How do you make your yeast starters on 11-10-2016 at 06:35 PM
Im brewing a 10 gal batch this weekend. Bought two smack packs of London III yeast. OK to make
a starter by combining both packs into one flask? then just measure half and put into each
fermenter? I o...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-24-2016 at 11:43 AM
Yes, I agree with you on the quality of ingredients.I made a mixture of pumpkin spice, cut up
1.5 vanilla beans, and put that into a jar with enough vodka to cover all of it.Two weeks later
I have a g...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 10-23-2016 at 09:12 PM
has anyone added pumpkin spice extract and vanilla extract to a 5gal batch?i added my spice in
the boil, but the pumpkin flavor is still very subtle. Looking to add more spice after 4 weeks