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    help! Tap-a-draft Leaking..

    Yesterday I used the Tap-a-Draft system to bottle my beer.. One bottle is in the refrigerator on its' side using the Tap-a-draft dispenser lid and co2.. It is fine.. the other 2 bottles that are naturally carbonating using sugar were laying on their side when one of them started leaking at the...
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    Tap-A-Draft Carbonation Question..

    I have 5 gallons of brew (amber ale) to put in my Tap-A-Draft bottles tomorrow.. I want to force carbonate 1 bottle (son-in-law visiting next weekend), and let the other 2 naturally carbonate using the priming sugar.. My question is, do I still put some priming sugar in the bottle that I am...
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    Hydrometer - selection

    I have brewed enough beer now that I think that I need a hydrometer.. problem is, the local supply house (mainly wine) has a limited selection and besides, I just don't like doing business with them as they are clueless except for putting on wine tastings.. ... My choices are online brewing...
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    My first brew and fast fermentation question.

    I have brewed enough beer now that I think that I need a hydrometer.. problem is, the local supply house (mainly wine) has a limited selection and besides, I just don't like doing business with them as they are clueless except for putting on wine tastings.. ... My choices are online brewing...
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    Fermentation .. then and now..

    This past weekend, I started a batch of Amber Lager from a kit.. I didn't use the supplied liquid yeast due to an age/storage problem.. so I purchased Wyeast Activator Slap Pac and used it.. After putting it in the wort, I noticed that the Wyeast was made in 2005 and out of date..subsequently...
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    Wyeast Activator.. First Time User

    Should I take the Wyeast Activator package back to the store, show them the August 2005 date on it and ask for my money back? Should it have been sold in the first place being this old?
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    Wyeast Activator.. First Time User

    I have always used my yeast when the wort was under 100 degrees...without problems...
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    Wyeast Activator.. First Time User

    I have made several batches of beer but they all have been using a dry yeast packet.. Yesterday (Saturday) I made a new batch of brew using a kit bought in Southern California that contained grains, malt and hops... The liquid yeast that came with the kit was damaged (by me during transit) so I...
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