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Posted in thread: Uh oh, too warm... on 06-16-2008 at 05:45 PM
I used Wyeast London Ale yeast. Never used it before, but supposedly already a bit fruity.
Posted in thread: Question about hop infusion on 06-16-2008 at 05:04 PM
I did my first all-grain the other day, and I've got an equipment issue. I'm using a 6 gallon
brewpot for the boil which isn't really big enough for all of wort. To compensate, I boiled
most of the wa...
Posted in thread: Another Easy Aeration Method.... on 06-16-2008 at 04:10 PM
Its funny splashing puts more air in faster than an aquarium pump with stone.Those aquarium
pumps are misleading. As a matter of fact, in a fish tank, slight agitation of the surface
tension aerates m...
Posted in thread: Uh oh, too warm... on 06-16-2008 at 03:53 PM
Hey all. I just brewed my first all grain batch and set it in a water bath in the basement. I
thought that would be cool enough, but I'll be darned if the temp wasn't still at 78 F when I
checked it t...
Posted in thread: No signs of activity... on 04-29-2008 at 04:17 AM
maybe i did something wrong with the boil or maybe i added the yeast too soon?Pitching your
yeast at too high a temperature isn't too cool... But probably not the problem. What
temperature did you pit...
Posted in thread: primary fermentation on 04-29-2008 at 03:53 AM
The airlock will help keep out oxygen, bacteria, and mold. Without it, I'm not sure how you
could keep your fermentor from exploding. If you've got one, use it.Oxygenation is necessary
when pitching y...
Posted in thread: Nasty haze, and other brewing tragedies on 04-29-2008 at 03:28 AM
Made the recipe up myself based on user tastes. I'm calling it a "Pilsnereque Ale." Light
malts, lots of Saaz, and ale yeast. Here's hoping.
Posted in thread: Nasty haze, and other brewing tragedies on 04-29-2008 at 02:42 AM
I am an impatient man... I was good with the others, but this batch is on a deadline. Has to be
ready in two weeks. I'll say a prayer to the homebrew Gods for this impertinence.I'm not
Posted in thread: Nasty haze, and other brewing tragedies on 04-29-2008 at 02:09 AM
Hey, everybody. I'm on batch number 3, and its gone horribly awry. I wouldn't be too worried,
but this batch is for a special occasion, so I thought I'd check.Anyway, my main concern is a
very heavy h...