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Posted in thread: Double Infusion Batch Sparge on BeerSmith 2 on 11-30-2011 at 08:40 PM
Hey Everyone,I'm new to using BeerSmith and am having some trouble setting up a double infusion
batch sparge. I started with one of the pre-set double infusions and checked off the
appropriate batch s...
Posted in thread: Using yeast cake for second batch of cider? on 10-05-2010 at 01:25 AM
Sure, you'll probably have a very strong fermentation from it...Pitching on top of yeast cakes
is wonderful and its almost like making a 5 gallon yeast starter! The yeast count is so huge
Posted in thread: Wanted: Kettle for 6+ gallon batches on 10-05-2010 at 01:23 AM
You may be better off just getting a keg-shell (SS), and either find someone who can blow-torch
the top off of it (or you can do that yourself if you have the means). Then you can fit it with
Posted in thread: Adding Peaches to my Honey Ale on 10-05-2010 at 01:20 AM
Are you freezing for sanitation reasons or other? Just curious.
Posted in thread: My Keezer Build Begins......... on 07-15-2010 at 07:32 PM
whatever you get just put a thermometer inside the keezer and glance at it every once in a
while to make sure your freezer is what you think it is at. Remember that if your temp probe is
near the side...
Posted in thread: Lemon-wine recipe updates on 07-08-2010 at 04:10 AM
looks like my problem is definitely in the started, I treated it pretty regularly. Thanks for
the help, I think the next batch will be much better. :-)
Posted in thread: Lemon-wine recipe updates on 07-05-2010 at 07:41 PM
Good stuff, I just gave it a stir and there were a decent amount of bubbles that raised from
the trub, so at least its doing something. If I dont see more activity in the next few days
I'll repitch ac...
Posted in thread: Lemon-wine recipe updates on 07-04-2010 at 08:04 PM
Still really slow on bubbling after a few days, nearly nothing...gravity is only at about
1.050... :-( I'm thinking about adding another pack of hydrated montrachet but if I do that I
want to cut the ...
Posted in thread: How long in fridge for starter to have yeast drop? on 07-02-2010 at 06:38 PM
It will probably drop out within a few hours, when the starter temp equilibrates with your
fridge. However, putting it in the fridge now will give you more assurance.
Posted in thread: Would you toss it? on 07-02-2010 at 06:36 PM
You dont need to throw out the brew, but if you get a slight metallic taste you'll know why, if
its real apparent you may want to through it out just for taste reasons. Fastenal will have the