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Posted in thread: Does anyone brew during a cold winter? on 12-02-2010 at 10:36 PM
I checked my yeast and it does say that it needs to be between 20c and 24c so in this case I
think I need to bring the temperature of the liquid up.Perhaps the heating pad will be a good
move as sugge...
Posted in thread: Does anyone brew during a cold winter? on 11-30-2010 at 09:33 PM
Hi Guys,Where I am we are going through some very cold weather (it was -3c this morning) and
the house is quite cold.I just measured the temp of my latest all grain and it's at 17c.This is
too cold fo...
Posted in thread: Still bubbling after two weeks on 11-28-2010 at 06:35 PM
Hi All,I have two batches that, after two weeks, are still bubbling. They are not bubbling
often, but there is activity.The OG of one was 1.038 and it is now 1.010The OG of the other was
1.048 and it ...
Posted in thread: Cant get one of my latest batches to start on 11-17-2010 at 09:20 PM
The yeast was new, well to me at least. I only bought it two weeks before.Oxygen might be a
good call though.
Posted in thread: Question about O.G & S.G on 11-16-2010 at 10:41 PM
Thanks for your replies! Some good information and knowledge here.There are many different
types of sugars, and some of them cannot be fermented by yeast. Some of those sugars are
perceivable by the h...
Posted in thread: Cant get one of my latest batches to start on 11-16-2010 at 09:55 PM
That's a good thing, yes?
Posted in thread: Mash time on 11-16-2010 at 09:15 PM
Hi,There is something I don't understand about mashing.If I mash for 1 hour, then recirculate,
then drain, the liquid is sitting with the grain for much longer than one hour but a lot of the
Posted in thread: Cant get one of my latest batches to start on 11-16-2010 at 09:04 PM
Hi guys,On Sunday I brewed two 40 pint batches - one from a kit and one all grain.The kit is
fermenting nicely and there is a 'crust' on top. :DMy all grain isn't doing anything! :mad:I'm
Posted in thread: Question about O.G & S.G on 11-16-2010 at 07:25 PM
Hi all,I have some questions about gravity and fermentation and would really appreciate any
advice.Am I right in saying that there is a simple concept that the larger the difference
between the OG and...
Posted in thread: Home made mash tun keeps blocking on 11-06-2010 at 08:47 PM
More slots, got it.I'll do exactly that before I try and use it again.