Unanswered Questions

54 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Are you aware of Homebrew Meta?

This is a quick one. Are you aware of the meta side of this site? https://homebrew.meta.stackexchange.com/ Did you know this existsed before now? === The election happened, but the above is still ...
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Why do dark styles foam more during fermentation?

I have found that my stouts produce much more foam during fermentation than other beers do. On the Mr. Beer website it says: Plenty of foam, although messy, is not a bad thing as it indicates healthy ...
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Activity in fermenter has increased suddenly after 2 weeks, why?

I'm a total beginner and really appreciative of any advice here. I'm making a 1 gallon batch of IPA from a kit. I brewed 16 days ago, and in the first 48 hours of the wort being in the fermenter it ...
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Different appearence of liqueur after aging

Last year I have made walnuts liqueur, or nocino in Italian. From the single batch I have obtained 2 liters of liqueur, which I have bottled in dark beer bottles and left to age in the same, dark ...
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Should I be worried

I made sugar wash and let it ferment for a week. After that I distilled it but forgot to get rid of the heads. I let it go until it was enough to fill a cup and emptied my pot (I didn’t use all my ...
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Dilemma whether it is MOLD on kombucha with green section

I am in the process of making my third batch of Kombucha and ingredients that I have used were Darjeeling Black Tea Darjeeling Green Tea SCOBY (of course) Note: i haven't flavored yet Now, the issue ...
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Is it okay to cultivate wine yeast bought from store to save money than repeatedly buying it?

The title summarizes it. I've search the google about someone trying to cultivate a wine yeast they bought but I can't seem to find one. I'm new to wine making and I don't have really a lot of money ...
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Cold crash amount of CO2 sucked into fermenter

I plan on ussing a bag/balloon filled with CO2 attached to the fermenter when cold crashing. I want to calculate how big this bag needs to be. Assumptions: Fermenter Volume: 30l (23l beer) Room Temp:...
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Ginger bug problem

I have set up a 1 gallon brew using brewers yeast. I have also made my own bug starter and also purchased one. After 4 days my own starter is going well and smells very strongly of yeast. The ...
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Non-Alcoholic Brewing Safety Question (pH)

I'm trying to brew "non-alcoholic" (<0.5% abv) beer using the BIAB method by using a smaller amount of grain than is typical. I'm happy with the resulting beer except that I believe the ...
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Are you arware of homebrew chat site?

Stackexchange has chat rooms for the different sites, there have been a number of HB.SE chat rooms over the years. I have just created a new one if anyone has anything they would like to discuss ...
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Last stage before bottling. Film appeared around top edge on glass and a few bubbles on surface

My batch of wine has been stabilized, degassed, and clarified. It is in the last stage before bottling and a film has appeared on the top at the edge on the glass. Also, there are a few bubbles on the ...
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Having fresh grape juice in winter

I would like to learn how I can make fresh grape juice in autumn and have it in winter. I don't want it to turn into wine, because I will have my kids drink it. And, I want to prepare big amounts, say ...
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new CO2 leak at regulator connection

I had to exchange my first CO2 tank and when I went to connect the regulator to the new tank I am able to screw it on but there is still a leak from the connection not matter the tightness. Is this ...
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Batch size affecting my Final Gravity?

So i recently fermented a pale ale but only was able to transfer just under 4 gallons of my planned 5.5 gallons into my fermenter due to transfer issues. My final gravity is shooting past my 1.018 ...

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