Skip to main content
3 votes
Accepted

Is it ok to tip the brewpot while racking?

It is okay, and you didn't introduce any "bad things". More than likely, you have pitched a sub-optimal or basically-reasonable quantity of yeast into wort with very little dissolved oxygen, and the ...
jsled's user avatar
  • 10.1k
3 votes

Non-kinky siphon hose?

You can place a spring over the bend and maintain visibility of that section of hose, or use a small section of a harder hose (such as garden hose) if visibility isn't important. If the garden hose ...
Rob's user avatar
  • 246
2 votes

Whats the best techniques and acessories for siphoning?

My personal attitude toward siphoning is that it is a completely unnecessary pain in the back. I ferment in buckets fitted with a tap. Siphoning carries a much higher risk of introducing contamination ...
Frank van Wensveen's user avatar
2 votes

Whats the best techniques and acessories for siphoning?

Good question. Due to ease of use, I like to use an auto siphon, although there is a small drawback. When the sediment blocking tip gets blocked by trub or hop debris, the inner valve starts sucking ...
chthon's user avatar
  • 3,665
2 votes
Accepted

Siphon's tip got into the carboy

Leave it until the batch is done. Your racking cane will still function, you just have to hold it above the trub. The tip only functions as diverter when the cane is held on the bottom of the ...
Evil Zymurgist's user avatar
2 votes

New siphon advice

I like this one. https://www.morebeer.com/products/sterile-siphon-starter-3-5-6-65-gallon-carboy-smooth-necks.html Because of the design simular to the one you linked, you can use very low co2 ...
Evil Zymurgist's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible