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Posted in thread: Dunkleweizen Fermenation Control on 08-24-2014 at 05:24 PM
Any concerns for my process and should I be worried I am not seeing airlock activity yet?Not at
all, it can take sometimes up to 24 hours to see activity. If you didn't use a starter, it
might take lo...
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber/Kegerator in One? on 08-16-2014 at 03:22 AM
I currently ferment in a small freezer which I am going to also use as a keezer once I brew my
next batch of beer. I don't brew very often so it should work ok for me. If I start brewing
more often (w...
Posted in thread: Ferm Chamber/Kegerator in One? on 08-13-2014 at 08:53 PM
I have neither the space or money to have one kegerator and one fermentation fridge.Have any of
you had success with doing it all in one? Like a larger chest freezer, with temp control, that
you use f...
Posted in thread: Near Death Brewing Accident on 08-10-2014 at 05:24 AM
Broke my first one this year, my 16 year old 6 gallon bottle. DAMN! 16 years is impressive.
Being clumsy + homebrewing for a hobby makes for more broken hydrometers and snapped airlocks
than I care t...
Posted in thread: Near Death Brewing Accident on 08-08-2014 at 12:19 AM
Soooo are you another convert to not using glass carboys?Glad you are ok all things considered
with minimal injury, still don't know why people still choose to play with glass carboys even
Posted in thread: Near Death Brewing Accident on 08-08-2014 at 12:04 AM
Recently I was moving a glass carboy...and you know how that story ends. I set down the carboy
a little too rough and it shattered.The glass missed cutting anything significant but it was
Posted in thread: Bottle carbonation in garage too hot? on 08-06-2014 at 10:51 PM
I've been looking into buying those cheap rubbermaid containers from walmart and storing
bottles in there in a corner or behind a couch. It makes it easy in the unlikely event of a
bottle bomb so that...
Posted in thread: Picking a Boil Kettle and HLT on 08-06-2014 at 10:45 PM
When it doubt, I've found it's always better to go bigger. If you don't plan on quitting
anytime soon, it's better to get the bigger size than to have to sell down the line and
Posted in thread: Fermentation instructions? on 08-04-2014 at 10:41 PM
Great thing about brewing is that it can be as simple or as complicated as you want.
Personally, I've had beers that turned out great after 3 weeks (dunkelweizen) and ones that
were great after 6 week...
Posted in thread: Worst batch of beer you ever brewed? on 08-04-2014 at 10:30 PM
I had a brown ale that I was very excited about. It was my first all grain batch (BIAB). I put
so much care and love into this damn bag of grain that I couldn't wait for it to be