I know not to expose a fermenting carboy to sunlight, but is it OK to expose a yeast starter? I have two of them next to a window with blinds that are ineffective at blocking sunlight. I didn't think ...
In brewing a cider, do I need to be as concerned with exposure to light as I do with beer?
I build a fermentation chamber that has a small computer fan that is equipped with tiny blue led lights. Is it only UV light that can skunk a beer? What would the effect of this frequently run fan ...
If I keep my fermenting beer in my living room, should I cover it with blankets or otherwise keep it out of the light? I've seen topics on brewing referencing this, but most just settle for "why take ...
Possible Duplicate: How much light is too much light? I've read most of the posts about skunking and fluorescent lights, and from what I can tell it would take quite a bit of light to skunk ...
I generally like to let my fermented beer sit in the primary fermenter for a couple of hours in the kitchen (where I bottle) to give any sediment a chance to settle to the bottom of the carboy. I ...
Doing a bit of reading about the effect light can have during fermentation & came across the term 'skunking'. What is skunking? What happens to the beer and how do you know if you've skunked a ...
From what point in the brewing process do you need to be concerned about light skunking the beer? Only after the fermentation has started? Or right from the start? From doing a bit of research on the ...