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Oct
28
accepted Which temperature do I ferment at: the recipe's temp or the yeast's recommended temp?
Oct
27
awarded  Excavator
Oct
27
revised What does gypsum do?
subscripted chemical formula
Oct
27
awarded  Critic
Oct
26
suggested approved edit on What does gypsum do?
Oct
26
comment carboy exploded while cleaning
I need to come back and add some information. When the carboy originally exploded, I assumed that the problem had to be the temperature, but, now, I'm not so sure. I'm wondering if putting the hot water in the carboy caused some type of increase in the air pressure and the brush blocked the air from escaping. I've noticed a few times where adding hot water to a carboy would do that.
Oct
26
asked Which temperature do I ferment at: the recipe's temp or the yeast's recommended temp?
Jan
20
accepted How do I get a turkey baster out of a carboy?
Jan
19
asked How do I get a turkey baster out of a carboy?
Dec
6
accepted Racked too soon. How do I fix?
Dec
6
comment Racked too soon. How do I fix?
I tried it last night. It was just fine.
Nov
30
accepted carboy exploded while cleaning
Nov
29
awarded  Informed
Nov
29
comment carboy exploded while cleaning
This is my first time doing the primary in glass. My reasons for using glass (and I'm still a novice brewer, so if what I say is ridiculous, don't be surprised) is, first, that I've been told that scratches in food-grade plastic cannot be sanitized, and I've noticed scratches in the bottom of my bin, so I switched to glass. The other reason is because, since I've always done secondary in glass, I enjoy being able to glance at the carboy and see the status fermentation without having to pop the lid of the bin. Too often, I just take time out of my day to do nothing but stare at the beer.
Nov
29
awarded  Editor
Nov
29
revised carboy exploded while cleaning
spelling, additional question
Nov
29
asked carboy exploded while cleaning
Oct
28
asked Racked too soon. How do I fix?
May
21
awarded  Scholar
May
21
awarded  Supporter