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Posted in thread: 36 hours and NO BUBBLES!?!? Should I be worried??? on 01-29-2015 at 09:03 PM
I wouldn't worry until after 72 hours. Lagers can take a bit longer to start showing signs of
fermentation.Bubbles don't necessarily mean fermentation hasn't started. If after 72 hours
there are no vi...
Posted in thread: Carb in keg then disconnect and store? on 01-29-2015 at 08:15 PM
You'll want to keep the co2 connect for a few weeks or until fully carbed before disconnecting.
I've had issues where the internal pressure of the keg decreased and the o-ring loosened a bit
and let o...
Posted in thread: $40 per keg for four ball lock kegs? on 01-29-2015 at 07:59 PM
Sounds like a pretty good deal. Make sure that it hold pressure, you don't want to buy them and
find an unrepairable leak.Since your getting into kegging you'll also want to pick up extra
gaskets and ...
Posted in thread: racking to bottling bucket question on 01-29-2015 at 07:21 PM
Carefully move the fermentation container to a higher surface. I usually bottle or keg by
placing my bucket on top of the chest freezer.
Posted in thread: 3rd brew day complete... first bottling day almost here on 01-29-2015 at 07:14 PM
If you can bottle on the inside of the dishwasher door it makes clean up much easier, just
something I found on HBT that has been very helpful.
Posted in thread: AHA Membership. Why/Why Not? on 01-29-2015 at 06:23 PM
I had one but I never used it so I didn't renew it. If you go to a lot of the breweries they
have discounts with it is probably worth it.Plus the do have a lot of valuable information on
Posted in thread: Fermenting temp on 01-29-2015 at 03:25 PM
You're probably ok. Do you know what yeast you are using? If it's an Ale yeast this will work.
If you are using a lager yeast the wine cooler doesn't get cold enough.
Posted in thread: Noob question on 01-28-2015 at 08:47 PM
I think all you need is to find extract kits that are for 5 gallons. I use to brew these in a
turkey fryer with more than enough room because you'll end up with x number of gallons wort and
then you t...
Posted in thread: Anyone use a whisk instead of a spoon or paddle? on 01-28-2015 at 07:53 PM
I have one of those. It gets the job done. Your arm can get a little tired if your stirring
constantly or have a heavy grain bill.
Posted in thread: Beer Crook on 01-28-2015 at 07:00 PM
No work, no beer.It'll work itself out.This!!!!