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  1. M

    Prolonged Cold Crash ... Is That Bad?

    I dropped the temp on my fermentation chamber to cold crash an Amber Ale on Friday afternoon. Dropped the temp to 1.5'C (~35'F). Normally it's like that for anywhere from 12-24 hrs and then I bottle. However, this time around life got in the way. It's now Tuesday and it's still sitting in cold...
  2. D

    No bubbles in airlock, no fizz in the product

    I am preparing kombucha in a SS conical fermenter of 60 litre and in my secondary fermentation i added carrot and turmeric as flavoring. The current volume of liquid is 40 litre in a 60 litre conical fermenter. For first two days, i could see bubbles rising up in airlock, but now nothing. Also...
  3. Diechipmunk

    Almost no carbonation.

    I brewed my first batch in about 25 years. A simple, dry, stout. I did it from a 1 gallon DME + specialty grain kit. It's been in the bottle (16oz swing tops) for 3 weeks, and it tastes great, but it's almost flat. I used the carbonation drops provided with the kit when I bottled. I think I...
  4. ErectedTadpole

    Zero Carbonation

    I brewed a DIPA using extract and bottled the brew as I normally would. Used my priming sugar in the bottling bucket, etc. After 2 weeks of conditioning there was no carbonation at all. I test one bottle at a time. So after another week, I put a bottle in the fridge, waited a few days, maybe a...
  5. BryggAnton

    Loosing carbonation after pouring from a keg

    Hi folks! It seems like i have a problem with the carbonation leaving my beer to fast. When pouring my kölsch to a glass there is a great amount of carbonation. And the first sips there is alot of carbonation. But it seems like the carbonation is leaving the glass very fast so when drinking...
  6. B

    Kegging wine (Foaming issues)

    Hi everyone, I started an experiment and need some advice... I am trying to make sparkling wine and I am getting issues with foaming. This is what I have tried so far: 1.75 gallon corny keg with chardonnay carbed to 55psi and cooled in the kegerator near freezing For dispensing, 3/16" ID...
  7. E

    Carbonation problem - 2 similar batches, one totally flat

    Hey guys, I have brewed two similar batches of berliner weisse at the same time. They have the same base and the same yeast, the only difference is the fruits I added (lemon+lime in the first one and berries in the second one). After 2 weeks of bottle conditioning, I opened one bottle of...
  8. D

    Carbonation Help!

    So I just recently bottled my blueberry weissen which came out great (except the carbonation...keep reading). This was my first batch using my new 14 Gallon SS Brewtech Unitank and Blichmann BeerGun. I burst carbed the beer and the samples I tasted were perfect. Then I burst carbed just a tad...
  9. R

    Carbonation Issues

    So I currently have 2 batches currently bottle conditioning and they have been for about 2 and a half weeks at around 70F. Of which I used 1cup of dextrose for priming with just enough hot water to dissolve it all and when bottling would give my beer a stir every 6-8 bottles as I do with all my...
  10. Jhonntan Gonzalez

    Keg Lid Carbonation Stone

    Hello guys! I recently bought a keg lid with a carbonation stone to start kegging and carbonating my beer. I was wondering if you guys have any insight on how to use it. I have followed the following steps: lower keg temperature to 39F apply carbonation stone at 4PSI for 30 minutes increased...
  11. frankvw

    How to deal with overprimed beer

    I brewed two Belgian big beers (one dubbel, one tripel) using WLP504. This is a yeast that likes to take its time and continues to attenuate the wort/beer very slowly for many weeks after you think it's done in the fermenter. Think 1 gravity point per week or so. (Anyone else have the same...
  12. P

    Insanely foamy homebrew from homemade kegerator: Tried almost everything

    Hi, people! I'm a homebrewer in India. But I've been brewing Kombucha (a fermented tea) instead of beer for now. I retrofitted an old fridge with a beer tap to make a kegerator of sorts. I brew my Kombucha in glass jars, and then pour it in a used pin lock corny keg I picked up from a store. I...
  13. S

    Under Sink Carbonated Water Setup in home

    Hey all! Long time lurker, thought I’d share my recent project. Afterall, couldn’t have pulled it off without a few hours here. I tried to attached pictures and a diagram, but I am getting an error (on iPhone). Will try on a PC later. I’m running 110psi into a refurbished Big Mac...
  14. Jhonntan Gonzalez

    Force carbonation, too much foam

    Hello everyone, I have a 5gal keg, I brewed a Belgian blond ale and it was my first time doing force carbonation, I needed ready in a couple of days so I decided to go with the agitation method, I basically put the keg in the fridge for 24 hours and then connected to gas at 30psi while I...
  15. lorne17

    Exploding Ginger Beer Bottles without Yeast!? How did this happen?

    Hello all, I had an incident today of exploding Ginger Beer bottles. I brewed some Ginger Beer, which I have about 10-12 batches of this recipe before. I had it in a keg and carbonated it via the keg. I do not put any yeast in my Ginger Beer since it's a side and not a brew. Anyways, I...
  16. D

    Keg won't carbonate please help!

    First and foremost I am new to this, as in this is the first batch of beer I have ever brewed. I am having an awful time getting my keg to carbonate. I brewed a milk stout and let it ferment in primary for 6 days and moved it over to secondary for 14 days. After 14 days I transferred the...
  17. E

    Bottle Conditioning Conundrum - What Happened?

    I'm a little baffled, here's the situation: I was messing around and decided to ferment a half-gallon each of apple cider, POM pomegranate juice, and cherry juice. I boiled each one briefly (I would later find out you're not supposed to boil apple cider. Oops), cooled them, pitched 2g of...
  18. jamie.fa

    Carbonation with cloth cover

    Hi, I've been brewing my kombucha and just went to bottle it and noticed it is already carbonated with just having the cloth (paper towel) cover over it. Is tihs normal or anything to be concerned about? It tastes fine and there is no mold or anything, but the mother I got the scoby from was a...
  19. Byrdbrewer

    Has anyone had no signs of carbonation after 7 days?

    Title says it all - I bottled a sorghum beer, a recipe I have brewed several times before. usually after about a week I have good signs of carbonation, and its just a matter of giving it another week or two to really push teh co2 into the beer fo a good long lasting carbonation. This last batch...
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