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  • Posted in thread: Found yeast packet in garage.....use it? on 08-17-2015 at 06:36 PM
    I think I'll save it for a low cost cider... thanks for the input. Definitely don't want to
    blow it on a planned out brew.

  • Posted in thread: Found yeast packet in garage.....use it? on 08-16-2015 at 08:56 PM
    Was organizing garage and found a packet of Fermenitis safale us-05 dry ale yeast that never
    made it into the fridge. I always store yeast packets in fridge as the brew stores do too, so
    wondering if ...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 05-01-2014 at 06:12 PM
    tasted a little when racking....that off-flavor/smell is almost like burnt tire or asphalt.
    after this and an iffy apple cider i'll be experimenting in gallon batches...hope my next taste
    in 2 weeks g...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 05-01-2014 at 02:58 PM
    taking? ...do you mean taking time? or racking? ether way. I think it could still drop some
    more, but I want to get it off this huge cake of yeast and ginger so currently racking to
    secondary. I'll po...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-30-2014 at 09:19 PM
    Its been about 8 days since I re-pitched with the us-05. The gravity has dropped to 1.004,
    which is good. Thing is, when I drank the gravity sample, it had a farty aroma (sulfur? egg
    smell? I'm not su...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-25-2014 at 07:14 PM
    I'll try that in the future.Just an update. Gravity dropped to 1.020 three days after
    re-pitching the us-05. I'm hoping in another three days it will be down to 1.010 at least.The
    ferm temp is in th e...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-23-2014 at 04:19 PM
    next time i'm definitely upping the sugar. 10lbs sounds like a lot, but I'm up for that. seeing
    an OG of 1.030 is not exciting.

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-23-2014 at 04:17 PM
    I used a mixture of sugars on hand, totaling about 2 lbs i would say (....close to a pound if
    not more of brown sugar, a pound of cane sugar, and half a bottle of agave (8oz's maybe)). The
    big bag of ...

  • Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-23-2014 at 04:44 AM
    made ginger beer a week ago, before heading out of town. pitched a packet of s-04 straight into
    the carboy (5 gallons with 4lbs ginger, a couple cups of lemon and lime juice

  • Posted in thread: Campden Tab. - Stir AFTER 24 hours? on 04-15-2014 at 04:31 PM
    Well its technically a cider, I think. Tossed raw blended ginger, limes, lemons, spices, sugars
    into boiled water. This is my first time making it, but most recipes I came across recommend
    knocking do...

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