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  • Posted in thread: Second Pitching to Decrease time in primary? on 12-06-2016 at 04:59 PM
    It'll be ok to bottle "early" if and only if your hydrometer tells you that fermentation is
    actually complete. If you're at FG - the gravity remains unchanged for 3 or more days - then
    it's safe to bo...

  • Posted in thread: When and if to pitch bottling yeast in primary on 11-22-2016 at 07:22 PM
    Not sure I get the point behind pitching "bottling yeast" - maybe if you'd had SO long a
    fermentation and conditioning period that all the yeast had dropped out you'd want some new
    yeast... But at 3-6...

  • Posted in thread: OOPS... I have a sour ale! What happened?!?!?!? on 10-28-2016 at 03:08 AM
    I get that it's not "commercial" syrup... but he's right: unless it was a "cheater" simple
    syrup, it was indeed made by boiling the crap out of a buncha sap for several hours. It's
    literally the only ...

  • Posted in thread: Propane paranoia on 10-27-2016 at 05:56 PM
    My experience doing something similar for years suggests that you'll have a much better time of
    it if you move the car out of the garage while brewing. Not for any safety reasons - never had
    a problem...

  • Posted in thread: OOPS... I have a sour ale! What happened?!?!?!? on 10-27-2016 at 05:52 PM
    Hey all,...however I was told they sanitized as usual (they're good about that), and used the
    boil kettle as a temporary location before putting it back in the conical...This bit to me
    sounds like you...

  • Posted in thread: Looking for ideas to replace my Perlick 525's... on 10-26-2016 at 05:33 PM
    Thanks for the input, folks! After a little research based on this and other advice, I decided
    to go with a set of Intertaps, with the spring-loaded auto-shutoff feature. Hoping that's a bit
    of a belt...