What Is Cold Crashing? Cold Crashing is the process of rapidly dropping the temperature of your home brewed beer before carbonation. This is done to have yeast, proteins and other solids fall out of suspension resulting in a clearer beer and removing or reducing chill haze. How Does Cold Crashing
All About Secondary Fermentation – The Two Stage Fermentation FAQ What is Secondary Fermentation? A secondary fermentation is when your fermented beer is transferred from the primary fermentation vessel to a secondary vessel. This will be done for a variety of reasons which differ from beer to beer and even
Can I just ferment in the bottling bucket? Why transfer from one to the other? Or if I want to do a secondary, could I just do that in the bottling bucket? I have a Brown IPA fermenting in a bottling bucket right now. There’s nothing wrong with using the
Much like how the famed limestone water of Kentucky makes their bourbon so special, what is in your water (or not in it) could make or break just how good your beer ends up tasting. Water, being the largest of the main ingredients in beer, holds an important role to the
So you just bottled some home brew beer, you patiently wait the weeks away for the perfect time to try one out and when you go to put a few in the fridge you notice the evidence. The smell, glass shards everywhere, a huge mess. Shit, you have bottle bombs!
Mark S. writes – Hi Dan, I’m brewing my first beer, a German Hefeweizen. The directions say that it will ferment for two weeks before I can bottle it but today just 4 days after I put it into primary I have noticed that my airlock is no longer bubbling?