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    Lack of fermentation or lack or patience

    Bubbles in the airlock at 1:55pm. Success or butter flavor, we shall see.
  2. M

    Lack of fermentation or lack or patience

    The smack pack didn't swell, as it did the last time I used it, that was my first indication there was a problem.
  3. M

    Lack of fermentation or lack or patience

    No bubbles in the airlock, no krausen, and I was concerned the Wyeast was too old. I appreciate your reassurance. I have another question, I forgot to add Irish moss at the end of the boil, is anything I can do?
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    Lack of fermentation or lack or patience

    Brewed an all-grain Dogfish Head 60 minute clone on Friday, hit most of my numbers, missed OG by .04. My issue is the first yeast I used, Wyeast 1187 Ringwood Ale. I didn't notice the date of the package was December 2014 until I was too far along. I aerated and pitched it anyway and waited...
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    Should I use a secondary fermentor?

    Great feedback, thanks! I brewed on 12/14, more than 3 days ago. Gravity reading just now was 1.012. My plan after your feedback; 1. Wait another 6 days, take a final gravity reading. 2. Dry hop for 5 days in primary fermenter. Next question, I'm going to bottle carbonate. When I...
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    Should I use a secondary fermentor?

    I brewed a partial mash Sierra Nevade Pale Ale from Midwest Supplies on 12/14, OG 1.068, fermented in a 6.5 gallon bucket with WYEAST 1056 at 70 degrees. Active bubbling for three days. Have not taken a FG because I'm in limbo on what to do next. My question is should I move it to a secondary...
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    Midwest pumpkin ale I'm confused by og

    Brewed a Pumpkin ale from midwest supplies, last Sunday, Oct. 5th, 2014. Steeped grains at 155F for 30 minutes Boiled malt extract, brown sugar, 1oz mt. hood hops for 60 minutes Pumpkin for 5 minutes 1 oz cascade hops and spices for 2 minutes Cooled to 70F within 15 minutes. Glass...
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