WTF... auto siphon will NOT work - Home Brew Forums
Register Now For Free!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Bottling/Kegging > WTF... auto siphon will NOT work

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-05-2012, 03:16 AM   #1
mashuganabrew
Brewing... could anything be better?
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
mashuganabrew's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2012
Parkersburg, WV
Posts: 70



I'm trying to bottle a batch of beer, it's dry hopped out the wazoo with whole leaf hops (floating free in the carboy) I cannot get the beer out and I've tried 3 auto syphons and even tried turning it on it's side only to achieve upsetting a perfectly happy yeast cake. seriously not a happy guy right now.
__________________
[SIZE="1"]Primary 1: Beach Bum Belgian Peach Ale
Primary 2: Farmhouse Rye II
Primary 3: NSB Test IPA
Primary 4: Hair of the Dog Breakfast Stout
Primary 5: Wrong Color IPA
Primary 6: Ginger Beer
Primary 7: Wonderland Winter IPA

Drinking: WAAAY too many to list.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 03:20 AM   #2
badbrew
Recipes 
 
Dec 2011
l.a., ca
Posts: 1,372
Liked 13 Times on 13 Posts


Did you try put the end in a hop bag?

 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-05-2012, 03:23 AM   #3
day_trippr
Recipes 
 
May 2011
Stow, MA
Posts: 18,350
Liked 3217 Times on 2405 Posts


If you have a nylon hop bag - or even a pair of nylon stockings - cut a square ~5 inches on a side, sanitized it and a small rubber band, then rubber-band the nylon mesh over the auto syphon tip. Once you have it secure, slide the cloth/rubber band down so the material is loose around the tip to maximize the filter area, then start syphoning...

Cheers!

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
siphon from Ferm bucket to Bottling bucket without Auto-Siphon Dawgbrew Bottling/Kegging 17 05-29-2014 11:59 AM
Auto siphon question jdoss03 Bottling/Kegging 1 01-18-2012 01:53 AM
auto siphon + bottling wand blizzard Bottling/Kegging 6 09-10-2009 05:03 AM
auto-siphon......problem ???? wbgv Bottling/Kegging 6 02-11-2009 11:57 PM
Auto siphon veggiess Bottling/Kegging 14 09-29-2006 04:54 PM


Forum Jump