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Posted in thread: What I wish I'd known before starting a brewery on 02-16-2014 at 08:55 PM
That's definitely a good read. Thanks for sharing it!
Posted in thread: broke my capper, bottles, capping questions on 02-16-2014 at 08:01 PM
There's still no decent way to bottle with twist off bottles. Your best bet would be to use a
bench style bottle capper and using standard crown caps. Twist off bottles are a bit on the
weaker side so...
Posted in thread: Sour beer cleanliness advice on 02-16-2014 at 07:47 PM
Nah I wouldn't worry about it. I've brewed a few sours before and always just used the same
Posted in thread: Final gravity ? on 02-16-2014 at 06:50 PM
If five gallons, about .002.
Posted in thread: guess who's now brewing professionally? on 02-15-2014 at 10:38 PM
That's great! Details though! Where will you be brewing?
Posted in thread: 1st competition, dry stout, add black roasted barley post fermentation on 02-15-2014 at 10:29 PM
Are you sure you even need to? That should be like 36 SRM or so, which is perfectly within the
color range of a dry stout. It's on the upper edge going by the BJCP guidelines.
Posted in thread: Ready to bottle? on 02-15-2014 at 10:14 PM
Chances are it won't go any lower if the gravity was the same from Wednesday until today. Your
apparent attenuation is on the low side for the yeast but that could be due to a number of
things. I'm su...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-13-2014 at 11:04 PM
Count me in!
Posted in thread: First All Grain Batch on 02-01-2014 at 10:37 AM
Looks good overall but you don't need to wait an hour after adding your sparge water. I let the
sparge water sit for 10min during a batch sparge before draining into the kettle. Other than
Posted in thread: Primary Fermentation in 5 days ? on 01-29-2014 at 06:37 PM
Yes, fermentation could still be taking place even without any airlock activity. Measuring with
a hydrometer is the only surefire way to know fermentation has finished.And yes, I've certainly