Last Activity:09-26-2013 2:02 AM
Posted in thread: excessive foam on top of wort even after a few days of flocculation on 02-08-2013 at 03:01 AM
I have a batch of red ale that is 7 days into fermentation. Everything has slowed down and I
used a liquid london yeast starter, which is a medium flocculator. There is about a half inch
of thick foam...
Posted in thread: Yeast Blow Off from Opening Vial on 02-08-2013 at 02:54 AM
I lost a little over half my yeast starter and freaked out. My brew store was closed the next
two days so I had to wait it out. I had an awesome fermentation. Wild yeast can reproduce
numerous times, ...
Posted in thread: grain sediment during sparge on 01-27-2013 at 05:57 PM
That is beautiful! But what is it? Thanks for the reply.
Posted in thread: grain sediment during sparge on 01-27-2013 at 08:55 AM
I just got into all grain, 4 batches now, and I am curious about grain sediment present during
sparging. My first batch (dry stout) had no sediment after recirculation. My second batch
(Burton Ale) ha...
Posted in thread: fermentation foam on 10-11-2012 at 05:34 AM
Is the temp pretty low?Wow, all of the sudden it is getting more foam and today was a little
more chilly than usual. But, I am guessing the colder temperatures are causing the yeast to eat
Posted in thread: fermentation foam on 10-11-2012 at 05:15 AM
Its lower than I would like...I am not monitoring the temp inside my closet but outside here it
gets to 58 at night. So, in the closet its probably 63 or 64.
Posted in thread: fermentation foam on 10-10-2012 at 10:35 PM
I am brewing an American IPA. It has been in the primary for about 3 and a half days.
Everything seems to be going well. I am just curious about the foam on top. It is only about a
quarter inch thick....