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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2013, 01:00 AM
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Posted By WiscoMan
I figured that it was done fermenting since it...

I figured that it was done fermenting since it had been going for 3 weeks and I wasn't seeing any airlock activity.

However, I did have my room cold for fermentation (high 50s, low 60s). Maybe my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By WiscoMan
Bubbles in airlock after adding hops

I toss in 1 oz of hops the other day into my primary fermenting carboy. My beer has been in the carboy for a little over 3 weeks now. I checked on the beer the next day and saw activity in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By WiscoMan
So I poured in my water/LME mix and decide to add...

So I poured in my water/LME mix and decide to add some dry yeast Safale 04 just to get things going again. There is just a pile of the yeast on top of the Krausen ... It does look like the yeast is...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By WiscoMan
My biggest reason was that I forgot to add more...

My biggest reason was that I forgot to add more malt extract during the boil... alcohol will be low and flavor will be off. I am going to boil some extra and just pour it in. Hopefully it will all...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By WiscoMan
So the LME can just go straight into the primary?...

So the LME can just go straight into the primary? I think I should dissolve it in a little water so it doesnt just sink to the bottom
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By WiscoMan
An Additional Question! Can I boil LME in...

An Additional Question!

Can I boil LME in water for 60 minutes, cool that and then pour that into my carboy instead of boiling sugar?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 665
Posted By WiscoMan
Adding Sugar to Primary Fermenter

Hey All,

I want to add a little bit of sugar to my carboy to increase the alcohol ( I changed my recipe last minute while boiling the wert and realized I forgot to put in more malt/sugar to...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-28-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By WiscoMan
It looks like you have a ton of stuff that...

It looks like you have a ton of stuff that settled to the bottom / is still in suspension. That seems like more stuff then I have ever seen in my carboy before.

What kind of beer /yeast?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-26-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By WiscoMan
What I have done here is put the carboy in a...

What I have done here is put the carboy in a bucket of cold water for when I am fermenting. This is a 3gal glass carboy in a home depot paint bucket.

I have a fan blowing on the bucket and will...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-17-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By WiscoMan
So your saying you got hops/general crap from the...

So your saying you got hops/general crap from the boil into your primary then pitched the yeast as normal?

If so, then no worries. I do this every time I brew.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By WiscoMan
Agreed. Sanitize some tubing, sanitize a...

Agreed.

Sanitize some tubing, sanitize a two liter soda bottle and fill the soda bottle with water.

Stick tubing into airlock/bung and run the rest of the tubing into the water of the 2 liter...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-14-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,119
Posted By WiscoMan
Agreed that it is hard to say. Can you take some...

Agreed that it is hard to say. Can you take some more pictures and really describe what you see?

Yeast rising to the top is very common and often leads people to believe that they have an...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By WiscoMan
you pitch it into your beer :ban:

you pitch it into your beer :ban:
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 06:48 AM
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Posted By WiscoMan
If it was me, I would follow this schedule: ...

If it was me, I would follow this schedule:

2 weeks in Secondary, then

Dry hop for 5 days, then

Cold Crash for 4 days, then

BOTTLE
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By WiscoMan
Looks delicious to me! Very hoppy indeed. You dry...

Looks delicious to me! Very hoppy indeed. You dry hopping too?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-06-2012, 01:39 AM
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Posted By WiscoMan
Since I am only 21 and currently attending...

Since I am only 21 and currently attending college, I have only experienced so much "high quality" beer.

The best one I have had that comes to mind is the Lagunitas "A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale"...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-05-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,150
Posted By WiscoMan
Fermentation does not seem too vigorous so I am...

Fermentation does not seem too vigorous so I am assuming it is not quite 10 degrees above my room temp. I will go purchase a little stick on thermometer though just to be sure.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-04-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
haha thanks. Yea I just want to cold crash to get...

haha thanks. Yea I just want to cold crash to get as much out of suspension so it has a real clean taste as well.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-04-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
Do you think I should let it ferment for its...

Do you think I should let it ferment for its normal time of say 3-4 weeks, then cold crash?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,150
Posted By WiscoMan
Using Safale US-05. Sorry should have mentioned...

Using Safale US-05. Sorry should have mentioned that
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-04-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,150
Posted By WiscoMan
Stout Fermentation Temperature

Hi all,

I currently have my bedroom set at 66F. I keep my primary in a closet with no door so it keeps the same temperature as the room.

I also have a small fan that has been blowing at full...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
Thanks everyone! I wil not worry about it then. ...

Thanks everyone! I wil not worry about it then.

And Yes i agree that I need a better system as well. I dry hopped an IPA and had a bunch of hop mess in my secondary which ended up getting into my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
Thanks everyone! I wil not worry about it then. ...

Thanks everyone! I wil not worry about it then.

And Yes i agree that I need a better system as well. I dry hopped an IPA and had a bunch of hop mess in my secondary which ended up getting into my...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
My only concern is the "grassy" flavor that...

My only concern is the "grassy" flavor that people say develops after the beers sits with hops for a long time.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-03-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By WiscoMan
Hops in wort into Fermentor

So I brewed my stout today. :rockin:

Tossed in my hops according to schedule.

Chilled my wort down like normal.

Poured all of my wort into my fermentor, pitched hydrated yeast and Done.
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