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Posted in thread: Crazy fermentation Festa Brew double oatmeal stout on 01-23-2014 at 12:11 AM
Ok sounds like a plan. Thanks for your input! Sent from my C6506 using Home Brew mobile app
Posted in thread: Crazy fermentation Festa Brew double oatmeal stout on 01-22-2014 at 02:41 PM
63 is the temperature of the beer. I checked it before heading to work this morning and it was
still going crazy. I have the blow off tube going into a wine bottle with sanitizer in it but
at this rat...
Posted in thread: Crazy fermentation Festa Brew double oatmeal stout on 01-22-2014 at 04:22 AM
I pitched the yeast Sunday afternoon (Salfbrew S33) and came home from work today and the blow
off is going nuts! I have about 9 or 10 brews under my belt but none of them have ever
fermented this vig...
Posted in thread: use iphodor with Avinator?? on 07-20-2013 at 08:30 PM
Hey everyone,Up to this point to sanitize my bottles I have been filling up my bottling bucket
the whole way with iphodor and filling up each bottle, which is pretty much doubling my
bottling time. I'...
Posted in thread: Short 6 litres of beer when bottling.... on 05-28-2013 at 12:04 AM
Ok, that isn't too bad then. I tasted it before bottling and it tastes pretty good to me...
Posted in thread: Short 6 litres of beer when bottling.... on 05-27-2013 at 11:33 PM
So I bottled my first extract brew today and got about three bottles into it and realized that
I had less than what the kit said it would make (23 liters). Obviously I didn't add enough
water after I ...
Posted in thread: Putting yeast back into suspension before racking into bottling bucket??? on 05-14-2013 at 11:58 PM
Just wondering if it is necessary to stir some of the yeast from the trub back into the beer
before transferring to the bottling bucket? Someone was telling me that if you let the beer
clear by lettin...
Posted in thread: Honey brown ale/Yeast on 05-11-2013 at 01:16 AM
I went with the Wyeast 1272. Pitched it late Sunday evening and had lots of airlock activity
about 18 hrs after, settled down after about 2 days. I'll take a gravity reading in a couple of
days just t...
Posted in thread: Leaky spigot on secondary on 05-02-2013 at 02:22 AM
Yes, sometimes. I've been mostly using buckets since they have so much more headspace, though.
I normally do a 10-14 day primary, and then package the beer. I use the Better bottles for
wine, or for o...
Posted in thread: Leaky spigot on secondary on 05-02-2013 at 01:51 AM
Oh, that's ok then. I was just worried about headspace.I HATE my better bottle with the spigot-
the flow is way too slow, and I can't remove it. I rarely use it, because I just don't like it.
I like m...