Common Fermentation Problems

Question: What are some common problems with fermentation that I need to avoid? Answer: Problems with fermentation may include the following: underpitching; overpitching; improper temperature; rapid temperature variations; light-struck; excessive …

What Is Primary and Secondary Fermentation

Question: What are the two stages of fermentation? Are both stages necessary? Answer: Fermentation is generally divided into two stages: Primary fermentation and Secondary fermentation. Primary fermentation refers to the …

Why isn’t my beer fermenting yet?

Question: I pitched my yeast last night at about 7 o’clock, but when I looked this morning I didn’t see anything happening yet. Did I do something wrong? Answer: This probably isn’t …