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Old 08-24-2008, 03:50 PM   #1
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Hey there!

This is my second attempt at brew craft, today i put a brew on, coopers real ale malt extract, 1kg brewing sugar, and the yeast that the malt came with, 23litres of water, steady at 22C

A bit worried though, the krausen looks like its going to push its way up through the airlock, is this a bad thing? should i remove the airlock(or lid?) completely?

Any advice much appreciated!

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Old 08-24-2008, 05:00 PM   #2
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do that and put the other end of the tube in a BIG JUG of water...the krausen will go out the tube.

here is my thread about when krausen attacks
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so barley is a leaves of hops? or barley is a different plant? and blend with hops? I need that to be cleared thanks..

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Old 08-24-2008, 09:35 PM   #3
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