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Old 01-14-2013, 05:06 PM   #11
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Rick, the OG was 1.060, pitched a dry danstar English ale yeast at about 66-68 . Thanks for the encouragement guys, its still percolating with a blow off tube now


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Old 01-15-2013, 05:30 AM   #12
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+1... Beer porn! I love the blown out fermenter pics. I've done about 8 batches now and have not seen a blowout yet. (Noob)


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Old 01-15-2013, 05:44 AM   #13
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didn't get a massive blowout, but I do have a nasty flask from two blowoff tubes
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:05 AM   #14
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That's like...almost beer porn! This batch has nearly stopped bubbling now. Feels pretty early. If its stopped by the end of the day, should I check the gravity? If its not up to expectation, can I give it a gentle rock?
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:30 AM   #15
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Blowoff pictures?! We're in 2013 and demand our beer porn in hi-def video format!

Not mine, but the "sleepy WTF just happened" tone in this guy's voice is great:
http://youtu.be/UgfubawsrcM
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:47 AM   #16
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. . . This is the first time I've used a yeast starter, and I guess I can call that a success . . . pitched a dry danstar English ale yeast at about 66-68 .
Starter w/ dry yeast?
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Old 01-15-2013, 12:46 PM   #17
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Not necessary/not recommended?
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Yea its not recommended to do starters with dry yeast
rehydration is all thats needed and some would argue that
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:43 PM   #19
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Well that's a bite...am I looking at adverse affects? Its quit fermenting visually now...anybody have some sound advice on how to proceed?
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:50 PM   #20
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I would have woken up to that on monday had i not let a friend use my 2nd airlock, and had no choice but to use a blow off tube! I will now use one every time during primary...


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