New to beer making - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > New to beer making

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-18-2009, 03:50 PM   #1
bobterry
Recipes 
 
Feb 2009
Posts: 4


I have just started my frist batch of home brew all be it from a time. its is now sitting in the fermenting tub doing itsd thing. But from memory and I am going back a few years to when I was a lad and my dad brewed his own beer, the fermentation bucket my dad used had some sort of airlock bubbling away on it. the one I have has no airlock and the lkid is now starting to buckle, is this the norm??

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2009, 03:55 PM   #2
Hilbert
Recipes 
 
Jan 2009
Posts: 187
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


you need to put an airlock on that bucket or you aregoing to have beer all over your ceiling
__________________
Tap 1: Belgian Golden
Tap 2: Acid Weizenbock
Tap 3: Summer Ale
Tap 4: Heffe

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2009, 03:59 PM   #3
MBrusky
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Recipes 
 
Jan 2009
NC, VA
Posts: 119


Yes, you need an airlock or blowoff tube to vent the CO2 Fermentation lock - Home Brewing Wiki , should help.
__________________
OK, this is cool?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-18-2009, 03:59 PM   #4
double_e5
 
double_e5's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Dec 2008
Kansas City
Posts: 900
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts


Just take the lid off and set it on top for now. This will allow the CO2 to escape and not let anything get in until you can get an airlock in it.

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Making 11% alcohol beer.. wine or beer yeast? cell Fermentation & Yeast 37 04-27-2010 02:40 PM
He said I'm making too much beer!! HalfPint General Beer Discussion 37 10-21-2009 04:11 AM
making beer at sea JLem Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 04-27-2009 10:51 PM
Going to be making my first beer soon sean102385 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 02-02-2006 11:21 PM
Making Beer Clay Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 08-28-2005 10:01 PM


Forum Jump