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by MattieSy
Thu Oct 27, 2005 10:46 pm
Forum: Techniques, Methods, Tips & How To
Topic: first partial-mash brew
Replies: 1
Views: 4895

first partial-mash brew

Hey all. I'm trying to make the leap up to partial mash brewing. I have a few questions thou. OK. Say I have an all grain recipe that calls for 9 lbs of 2-row and 1 lb of crystal with an estimated OG of 1.050 I have a 3-4 gallon brew kettle. I figure I can hold a maximum of 5 - 6 lbs of grain plus t...
by MattieSy
Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:31 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Done fermenting after a day?
Replies: 3
Views: 6957

OK, I took a chance and moved it over to the secondary. I snuck a sample in the process so I could measure the gravity, as well as taste an early sample. The OG was 1.040, and the measurement I got at the transfer was 1.015. Is the yeast done? It's been in the secondary now, a glass carboy, and ther...
by MattieSy
Thu Oct 06, 2005 1:40 pm
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: Done fermenting after a day?
Replies: 3
Views: 6957

Done fermenting after a day?

Hello everyone. Boiled up my first batch yesterday, a pale ale. I'm using a DanStar yeast. Pitched at about 1 oclock pm yesterday, checked at about 5 oclock and my airlock was bubbling pretty actively, about 1 burp per second. Checked it this morning, it has slowed to about 1 burp per minute. Opened...