Having problem dropping my fermenter temp.
Spike 8 gal conical. 5 gal batch of Heffe. Insulated with 3 ft of insulated hose between fermenter and chiller.
Room temp is a steady 70f
Chiller holds temp currently at 32f
Fermenter has been sitting at 40f for 30 + hrs
Have pulled pump and...
Need to increase batch size to make up for accumulated loss during boiling and fermenting in conical.
Need to start with 6+ gal to end up with 5.
Brewing extract outside during the fall and winter months
Can or should I add extra DME to maintain body and ABV
In the process you describe are you working on ales or lagers. Whats your ambient temp. Im going to try the same next week. Just wondering what to expect. Room temp is 68 year round, my summer h20 temp is 48 and Ill be fermenting with ale yeast. Thanks for any opinions. I do have all the...
Seriously looking at the Spike Flex Plus or the CF-5
Including all accessories needed the CF isn't that much more.
Thoughts on being able do dump the yeast , ease of hand cleaning etc.
The Flex will fit in my sink while the CF will have to be wheeled outside.
Its a one shot deal. Im...