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Posted in thread: Double Trouble! Please advise! on 09-25-2013 at 01:51 AM
I checked the hydrometer! It was at the FG. Anyway. I'm using 40oz bottles with screw tops and
I've been venting the bottles a couple times a day. They're developing some serious pressure!
How many mo...
Posted in thread: Double Trouble! Please advise! on 09-23-2013 at 02:22 AM
So.... here goes.I'm brewing a weizenbock. I have limited gear, so I had cut down a 5 gallon
recipe in half. So now I have ~2.5 gallons of wort. That ferments. I check it after a while,
and it reads d...
Posted in thread: Anyone measure their rate of fermentation? on 01-30-2013 at 06:05 AM
I just re-read the thread. What fun! I said some things wrong at certain points though. IDK
what I was saying! Must've been the nature of the experiment if you catch my drift. hehe.
Posted in thread: Stir the fermenter? on 01-18-2013 at 05:08 AM
I think I'm going to get myself some boileezers and use them from now on in the secondary
vessel to provide a nucleation site for the CO2. I noticed adding campden helps a lot, until it
Posted in thread: Stir the fermenter? on 01-14-2013 at 11:32 AM
I started a cider on 12-12-12, I didn't rack it to a secondy vessel until 1/6. I noticed it
still had a lot of carb, so I left the airlock on instead of capping it. More than a week
later, I still see...
Posted in thread: Bottling device on 06-26-2012 at 11:41 PM
What is the bottle corking device called and is there one that most people recommend?
Posted in thread: Is an air lock really an air lock? on 05-20-2012 at 01:19 PM
These are all really fantastic posts! See why I asked the question? :)The mark of a good forum.
Posted in thread: Is an air lock really an air lock? on 05-19-2012 at 08:44 AM
You realize that they used to make high quality beer using open fermentation, no airlocks. The
oxygen that can permeate into you beer post fermentation is so small you'll never know its
there. No need...
Posted in thread: Is an air lock really an air lock? on 05-19-2012 at 06:04 AM
Balloon's aren't necessarily oxygen impermeable, in fact as pressure in the balloon builds, I'd
imagine the barrier becomes more permeable. The rate of oxygen dissolution into water and then
back out ...
Posted in thread: Is an air lock really an air lock? on 05-19-2012 at 03:32 AM
It seems to me that once fermentation stops, the solvation of atmospheric gasses combined with
Brownian motion would allow oxygen to slowly enter over time, making an airlock inferior to a