Close bottles. Basically, water used for making beer needs to be clean and free of odors a typical example of odor is chlorine. Add remaining Nugget hops.
It is now time to transfer rack the beer into the secondary fermenter. Twin lever bottle capper. Dissolve half of your sanitizer packet with a gallon of water in a container. Maintain the same temperature and provide a dark environment for this stage of the process. Right now, the beer is flat, but when you add this sugar and bottle it, leftover yeast eats the sugar and creates just enough carbon dioxide to carbonate the beer.
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Move any clutter that might be in your way. Mix gently with spoon or spatula until mash has consistency of oatmeal. Open tubing clamp, let sanitizer flow into sink until beer just starts to flow out of the tubing, then clamp shut. Toss the whole packet in. Now the air lock is a little device that you'll fill with water and stick into its hole, and as the beer ferments over the next few weeks you'll be able to see bubbles in it that shows it is doing what it's supposed to be doing.
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Many fermenting buckets by design are not going to be air tight, even when gasketed. I've fermented a fair amount of wine, but I've never brewed beer, so I didn't know much about the process. Your recipe will probably say what to do, but mild and medium strength beers and any hoppy beers are best from three to 12 weeks after bottling.
Carbonation comes from adding sugar when bottling, so if you filled your jug with less than the full gallon in the last step, use less honey when bottling. Your fermenter can look like either of these things.
There are advantages and disadvantages to using either dry yeast or liquid yeast. You're almost there!
Put your fermenter with beer in it on a kitchen counter and place the sanitized bottling pail on the floor directly beneath it. Put the fermenter with your beer in it on a kitchen counter.