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Posted in thread: How long can I keep my beer in my primary fermenter? on 01-05-2012 at 08:24 PM
Make up a gallon, fill up a spray bottle from the gallon jug, put the remainder of the gallon
under the sink (with the cap on) and use it next time?
Posted in thread: Homebrew Kit, Brewpot, Keg, Wort Chill Questions on 12-30-2010 at 01:24 PM
It also keeps beer from falling out of the hole at the bottom of the bottling bucket :p
Posted in thread: 4 weeks...have to check sg? on 12-29-2010 at 07:56 PM
I'd keep testing through the week and bottle on Saturday, but that's just because I got no time
to bottle during the week. You're probably good to go.
Posted in thread: 4 weeks...have to check sg? on 12-28-2010 at 08:36 PM
No, it doesn't.The only way to be sure is to test the SG. As it is, you won't be able to tell
the ABV (since you don't have a starting SG), but you can still be certain that fermentation is
Posted in thread: Anyone use this brew pot? on 12-28-2010 at 08:19 PM
Sorry if I was unclear. I want to do 5 gallon batches. If I understand correctly, that means I
need to put about 5.5 gallons into primary, which means I need to start my boil with around 6.5
Posted in thread: Homebrew Kit, Brewpot, Keg, Wort Chill Questions on 12-28-2010 at 08:06 PM
Might want to get a siphon tube or auto-siphon, and a paddle, aeration stone/ and pump or wine
whip for aerating your wort.
Posted in thread: Max kettle size for gas stove top on 12-28-2010 at 07:54 PM
Hmm... good point.I'd run that test myself, having both a 32 quart pot and a high output burner
on my gas stove. It's one of the reasons I got the gas stove in the new house...Unfortunately,
I can't s...
Posted in thread: Max kettle size for gas stove top on 12-28-2010 at 07:41 PM
Fill it with water and find out. If you can get a rolling boil, it will boil wurt just as well.
Posted in thread: Homebrewing Kit on 12-28-2010 at 07:32 PM
Editing because I came off snarkier than I inteded...You have to clean all of your equipment
after use. The brush (at least my brush) has metal parts. The potential is there for
scratching. Even with ...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing Kit on 12-28-2010 at 07:02 PM
Better bottles are great for as long as they last. The only problem with them (and the only
reason I don't use them) is that (like all plastic) they are impossible to reliably sanitize if
they get scr...