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Posted in thread: 3 weeks later, still at 1.020. Ok to bottle? on 11-06-2013 at 05:13 PM
i say if you've warmed the beer up and maybe roused the yeast a touch, and it's still at 1.020,
3 days later...it's safe to bottle. Just IMO tho. Was this extract or AG? What did you use for
Posted in thread: 3 weeks later, still at 1.020. Ok to bottle? on 11-06-2013 at 04:36 PM
Brewed an Oatmeal stout about a month ago with a OG of 1.064. Past few weeks I've measured it
and it has been stuck at 1.020. It fermented at 63*F using WLP001 Cali ale yeast.Previously
when I had don...
Posted in thread: Longer fermentation or time in bottles for aging on 08-13-2013 at 09:40 PM
So I brewed a smokey scotch ale back in may. I let it sit in the primary fermenter for 2 months
and then moved it to a secondary (mainly because I needed the primary and I hate primary
fermenting in c...
Posted in thread: Thread question for faucets on 02-11-2012 at 10:30 PM
I am looking at this faucet to replace my standard faucets that stick when not used for a day
or two (I know, GASP!). Do they use the same threads as the standard faucets that come on
towers or are th...
Posted in thread: damn starters on 05-22-2011 at 05:45 PM
Can I ask a similar question regarding a starter? I just made a starter last night and I've
made quite a few over the years. Occasionally I would notice some "activity" but I know its
possible to miss...
Posted in thread: Girlfriend of a brewer-to-be. I need your advice! on 01-31-2011 at 01:13 PM
Regular extract and grain brews can take 3-4 hours for brew day. Simpler kits take less time,
more advanced/all grain takes a lot longer.I work 6 days a week usually 8-10 hours (often more)
and a lot ...
Posted in thread: Bourbon Country Stout & Hop Stoopid on 01-29-2011 at 05:50 PM
Out of curiosity, who's BCBS was it? Was it Goose Island's? I've had the one they brew before.
Holy carp! One sip has enough flavor to fill a six pack of regular beer. I saw that it was
13%ABV so I wa...
Posted in thread: When do you decide to add more yeast at bottling? on 01-23-2011 at 05:38 AM
I've never added extra yeast when bottling. Some people say if it has been sitting for a VERY
long time (I am guessing upwards 6months to a year) you may need to, but even then, it will
probably just ...
Posted in thread: Star San bubbles ok? on 01-14-2011 at 10:43 PM
Don't fear the foam!
Posted in thread: Is it strange for a LHBS to store their hops unrefrigerated? on 12-29-2010 at 04:33 AM
Dang. My LHBS keeps their hops out, un-refrigerated. I have brewed with them quite a few times
and never had problems, but also have not had a chance to work too much with properly