Jack Scotti
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Water- distilled or not?
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I have always used Tap water. With no issues. When you boil it in the beginning it takes care of all of the issues.

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Stuck fermentation, more yeast?
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1I believe the fermentation is done. 2 don't add that yeast, it's dead. Not one of your questions but letting your wort cool overnight is not a good idea.

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Starsan- overly ambitious krausen in airlock
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When you rinse the carboy, after using the star Stan you get a good rinse? Another possibility is the amount the fermentables that you were using. Another possibility could be your filling your carboy ...

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Is there anything as too much priming sugar?
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To much sugar and not enough water for your priming will result in beer bombs. I am struggling to figure the right ratio of sugar to water. Made a Amber and priming was off got a couple beer bombs.

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Percentage fermentable ABV calc' Factor,
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What are you u doing to get your readings,I use a hydromete. For me it is the easiest.I recommend.Go the Brewers friend website,it has a ABV calculator.

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Carbonation in bottles
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So you used 750ml bottles .With the Mr Beer kits 2 carbonation drops work well. My self I like to use table sugar or the small suger cubes, cubes no measuring involved. I've always used 12oz bottles a ...

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Alternatives for priming sugar
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I have used Table Suger, Suger Cubes, and Corn Suger with no ill effects in my priming of my beers to this point.

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Doubling batch size by diluting wort in fermenter?
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I would recommend instead of watering down. Make a10 gallon batch. Then use 2 carboys.Pitch 2 separate yeast batches. I think that's the safest way to save the integrity of the Beer. For me the ...

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Can glass carboy be used for both beer and wine making?
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Yes you can use Glass Carboys. Like almost everyone else has stated. Priority is sanitation. I would recommend like with Beer use Dark bottles.

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What software do most brewers use?
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I use Brewer's friends has a lot of different calculators. You can construct your own recipes. It has blogs, ingredient matrixes. It doesn't cost nothing. You can download it on a smartphone, and it's ...

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Should I stir the fermentation?
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2 schools of thought, one is to sprinkle over the top of the wort. The other is to stir then add the yeast. For me I like stirring because it get's air to wort and the Suger to the yeast quicker.

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Cloudy beer after bottling?
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After conditioning for 2weeks at room temperature. Then put in the refrigerator for another 2week. That should help clear it up.

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