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  • Posted in thread: Fermentation ? on 02-12-2013 at 10:56 PM

  • Posted in thread: Temperature for yeast on 12-31-2012 at 09:05 PM
    You can stick a sanitized thermometer in there. Better yet go to your LHBS and grab a stick on
    thermometer and slap it on your carboy/bucket.Your beer will be relatively the same temp as
    ambient excep...

  • Posted in thread: Holiday - 60hrs and no Fermentation -- What to do ? on 12-31-2012 at 09:00 PM
    There aren't always "signs" of fermentation. Maybe take a gravity reading to see if it's
    dropped at all?

  • Posted in thread: Music suggestions? on 12-31-2012 at 08:50 PM
    We listen to a lot of metal when we brew, but on our chill days it's always Roger Clyne & The
    Peacemakers. Really good southern/americana/I-have-no-idea-how-to-explain-it jams.

  • Posted in thread: Temperature for yeast on 12-31-2012 at 08:41 PM
    The beer's temperature.

  • Posted in thread: Now What?!?!? Infected on 11-06-2012 at 01:16 AM
    I would pull a sample from beneath the mold and smell or taste it before tossing it out. It
    could still be good and fermented out under there.

  • Posted in thread: Accounting for boil-off. on 11-06-2012 at 01:11 AM
    You will have less than 2 gallons left when you're done boiling. When I brewed partial mash I
    would just top up to 5 gallons with cold water at the end with no issues. Plus it makes cooling
    the wort a...

  • Posted in thread: New question and information needed on 07-24-2012 at 11:12 PM
    Personally I would learn what I'm doing before dropping that kind of cash on equipment.

  • Posted in thread: Accurate OG readings on 07-02-2012 at 02:43 AM
    I had my hydrometer sticking to the side of my tube once and then realized the patio table I
    had it on wasn't level. I probably had a few too many homebrews that day...

  • Posted in thread: WAY too much Fermcap. on 07-01-2012 at 09:28 PM
    The same thing happened to me, along with the eye dropper. Beer turned out fine, as I imagine
    all of the silicone stuff just sinks to the bottom with the trub.