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Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 03:28 PM
Count me in.
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-19-2013 at 06:00 PM
They are good but a bit off a drive. I got to a little shop off of 29th st and the beltline.You
mean Jayden James? I haven't been there yet. I'm in Jenison, so it's kind of a hike.They are a
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-19-2013 at 02:58 PM
The two LHBS that I buy from in Grand Rapids, MI, there is no way any of their employees would
say a negative thing about plastic fermenters as far as primary. I'm just saying if a LHBS said
that, I w...
Posted in thread: Jalapeno Pineapple Beer on 11-19-2013 at 02:48 PM
No problem. Let me know how it goes. :)
Posted in thread: How long do i have? on 11-18-2013 at 10:17 PM
I've left beer for several weeks to a month after I should have bottled (I usually bottle after
3-4 weeks in the fermenter) and no ill affects. RDWHAHB Time is your friend, it's generally
better to be...
Posted in thread: Are you supposed to leave the yeast behind? on 11-18-2013 at 10:10 PM
Yeah, leaving it behind is the point of transferring to secondary. :) All you are doing is
moving it from one vessel to another, increasing your risk of oxidation and infection and
mixing up all that ...
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-18-2013 at 10:04 PM
Yeah,me too. The only real infection I got was in the Ale Pail's spigot. I got in a hurry I
guess,& didn't clean the spigot seperately. Lacto infection was had,but the beer in the bottles
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-18-2013 at 09:56 PM
That's exactly what I was about to say. I had a few batches randomly go bad when I first
started brewing. Changed to carboys and never had problems after that. Later I asked a friend
of mine why that ...
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-18-2013 at 09:14 PM
To clarify, I don't usually age my beer in buckets for that long. Usually 3-4 weeks. That just
happened a few times accidentally as life happens, with no ill affects. Another option for
Posted in thread: plastic bucket for fermentation??? on 11-18-2013 at 09:07 PM
Only idiots use plastic buckets. They actually force oxygen in your beer and give you man
boobs. Just kidding. Buckets are fine for at least 6-8 weeks (the max I've ever let a beer
sit). I know a ton ...