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Posted in thread: Using kegerator as a fermentation chamber on 07-05-2015 at 05:57 PM
I just found this insulating bag used for homebrewing: was discussed on this forum five years
ago and has good reviews. This solves the problem of temperature control, so I ordered one!
They sell it...
Posted in thread: Using kegerator as a fermentation chamber on 07-04-2015 at 03:37 PM
Did anyone use their kegerator as a fermentation chamber? Obviously, the temperature should be
regulated to a lower temperature most likely by using an external temperature controller. But
the inside ...
Posted in thread: Increase carbonation level on 03-19-2015 at 05:42 AM
Thanks much all for your tips! I found small carbonation tablets on this site:
https://www.homebrewing.org/Prime-Tab_p_1986.htmlI'll get them and will try them. I'm glad I
can try something and hopefu...
Posted in thread: Increase carbonation level on 03-17-2015 at 05:15 AM
Thanks for your reply. It's good to know about the nucleation point! I saw some videos online
that show how the coke can shoot out of the bottle when mentos are added. That's cool to see.
Didn't know ...
Posted in thread: Increase carbonation level on 03-15-2015 at 10:10 PM
My Hefeweizen beer has very low carbonation. It is not pleasant to drink so I decided to fix
the low carbonation. After I discovered the low carbonation, I conditioned the beer 3 months in
the bottle ...
Posted in thread: Watery beer at bottling time on 01-13-2013 at 09:40 PM
Thanks for your encouragement! I will wait a few weeks and see what happens!Btw, I did take one
gravity measurement when I racked the beer to the secondary, and it read 1.0. However, I didn't
Posted in thread: Watery beer at bottling time on 01-13-2013 at 08:33 AM
Hi,It's my first homebrew. I'm brewing an Amber Ale. When I racked the beer from the primary
bucket to the secondary carboy, I took a sample and it tasted good (I could taste the flavors
of the grains...
Posted in thread: How dark and cool should it be for the secondary fermenter (carboy) on 12-31-2012 at 08:12 PM
Thanks for your answers! When is a carboy really needed? I saw that some people just use one
container for all the brewing. I was told that a carboy will help keep the sediment out of the
beer and wil...
Posted in thread: How dark and cool should it be for the secondary fermenter (carboy) on 12-31-2012 at 07:53 PM
I am brewing an amber ale. The instructions I have say to store the carboy (to which I racked
the beer from the primary) in a cool and dark place. How dark should it be? I placed the carboy
in a corne...