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  • Posted in thread: Question/my first pilsner on 06-07-2014 at 04:48 PM
    I've been brewing for a few years now and finally have the means to ferment a pilsner at proper
    temps. I brew mostly ales and never use a secondary fermentation process and my beer comes out
    a-ok. Can...

  • Posted in thread: Transfer to primary method on 08-29-2012 at 02:43 PM
    Give this a try with your strainer - it works like a charm for me every time: I have an OXO
    strainer that rests firmly on a 6 gallon ale pale. I try to cool down to 70 degrees before I
    start my transf...

  • Posted in thread: why are my kegs over carbing? on 08-19-2012 at 07:10 PM
    Without measuring, you don't know how much you have. Do the homework once you've asked for
    help.:D Too much foam is almost always from too short of a hose. Nope. I'd measured when I
    installed the taps...

  • Posted in thread: Repitching Yeast on 08-15-2012 at 02:06 PM
    Wow, I feel like I am being scolded. FWIW I do know to take a hydrometer reading. Thanks. My
    question though was about re airating before repitching - jeez!Since I've never had a problem
    with fermenti...

  • Posted in thread: Repitching Yeast on 08-15-2012 at 12:22 PM
    The 2 times I re-pitched I just dumped the new yeast and had no problems. Do you mean that by
    no problems that you didn't have to re airate? I'd rather not if I don't have to. I like to
    minimize chanc...

  • Posted in thread: Repitching Yeast on 08-15-2012 at 01:34 AM
    How long has it been since you pitched? At what temperature did you pitch? Dry or liquid?
    Starter? What makes you think it's not working? Did you read the first sticky in this forum?(I
    think the answe...

  • Posted in thread: Repitching Yeast on 08-13-2012 at 10:07 PM
    So my yeast no worky.(frowny face thing) Do I need to re-airate the wort before I repitch?

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast Greenbelt bag not swelling..... on 08-12-2012 at 08:08 PM
    ...after about three hours of smacking the nutrient pack I have minimal swelling of the bag.
    I'm worried that it's a crappy batch. should I be worried - I'm gonna pitch any how and
    monitor.Any insight...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping question on 08-01-2012 at 11:09 AM
    you can also put a hop sack over the end of the racking cane, that should stop most hop gunk
    from being transferred to your bottling bucket. it's very much like Hex's idea, but with a
    finer mesh.+1.I ...

  • Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin Hops on 07-29-2012 at 03:32 PM
    Yep! Pretty friggin awesome hop!