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Old 12-28-2011, 08:51 PM   #11
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did you use the same mill at the same setting for brew 1 vs. brew 2? have you read brewkaisers webpage? Troubleshooting Brewhouse Efficiency - German brewing and more
AHBS mills my grain, so it's the same setting. I haven't read that webpage, I'll check it out, thanks!


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“Get your beer off the yeast cake on day 7 or your beer will crawl out of the fermenter and eat your youngest child”

“Your beer will be the equivalent of rhinoceros urine unless it sits on the primary yeast cake for at least 4 weeks.”
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:18 PM   #12
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Like you, Cacaman, my city -- Midland, Texas -- does not have a LHBS. The nearest one is in Austin, which is 325 miles away. If there's one thing I've learned in over a decade of brewing, it's that you should never leave yourself without some sort of a backup plan. Always order an extra vial of yeast (or some dry yeast, which keeps for years in refrigeration) and other critical ingredients, extra tubing, extra fittings, etc. One small mishap, as you've learned, can ruin a brew day when you only have one of everything.


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Old 12-28-2011, 10:23 PM   #13
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Update: I was able to catch this early enough before it made a big mess! Does this look like healthy enough fermentation, or may I still get a stuck fermentation? Does it matter if I loose some of that beautiful krausen into the blowoff tube I put in?




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Old 12-28-2011, 11:06 PM   #14
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I'd put a blow-off tube on that thing if I were you.
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Chillax, mon. This is my message to you:



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