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Posted in thread: 15+ gallon plastic fermenters? on 09-22-2014 at 07:52 PM
After a bit more googling i seem to have found my answer in this post. for the help podz!
Posted in thread: 15+ gallon plastic fermenters? on 09-22-2014 at 07:07 PM
I managed to get my hands on one of these from a friend for $10. When I mentioned turning it
into a mash tun to the proprietor of my LHBS he mentioned making sure the plastic was safe and
Posted in thread: 15+ gallon plastic fermenters? on 09-22-2014 at 06:54 PM
Has anyone tried mashing in them? Interested in making a mash tun out of one I picked up but
want to make sure the plastic is heat/acid resistant.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Pale Ale recipe -- does it look good? on 09-13-2012 at 06:26 AM
Your recipe overall looks fine. You may need a lot more pumpkin. I made a 5 gallon pumpkin
saison with 4lbs of pumpkin in the mash and I couldn't taste the pumpkin in the finished
product at all. You ...
Posted in thread: Temp on plastic primary? on 03-21-2012 at 05:09 PM
Yup, that's what I use and it works for me.
Posted in thread: Newbie Sour Help! on 03-09-2012 at 05:39 PM
I actually haven't ever brewed with acid malt. I've heard from other folks in my homebrew club
its not quite the same as actually souring your wort. Not that it's bad necessarily, think hot
Posted in thread: 7 Days and this is what my beer is looking like ? on 03-01-2012 at 05:38 PM
Is this how it is suppose to look, and should have it been more active?* Looks fine to me.
Every fermentation is going to be a bit different. If you're really nervous about it you could
take a gravity...
Posted in thread: Beginner question(s), fermnation, OG, aroma, etc on 03-01-2012 at 05:32 PM
You bottle when fermentation is complete. The best way to tell is have two gravity readings
with no change(Although i don't think most people do this). Airlock activity isn't really a
great way to jud...
Posted in thread: Help me troubleshoot my fermentation on 03-01-2012 at 05:22 PM
If you fermented too hot it would probable ferment more vigorously. In that case you normally
get a lower FG but stronger alcohol flavors. So I don't think that's what happened. Fermenting
too cold ca...
Posted in thread: A little concerned on 02-27-2012 at 05:15 PM
I'd just give it more time. Airlock activity is not a good indicator of fermentation. It is
possible that the airlock isn't on all the way or that there isn't a perfect seal on the
bucket(if you're us...