1. Are you supposed to aerate the wort before you put the yeast in or after you put the yeast in and wait a little?
2. Is it okay to use regular tap water or should you boil everything that goes in the fermenter?
What would you recommend...after the beer is ready for bottling out of the secondary carboy, do I need to then move to a bottling bucket or can I bottle straight from the secondary carboy? Also is it better to put the priming sugar in each bottle or in all of the beer at once?
I just started my first batch about a week ago. I have been reading a lot of post on the this forum and have been learning a lot. I am using a coopers wheat extract kit. After I poured the wort into the carboy I waited for it to cool for about 2 hours before pitching the yeast. From what I...