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Posted in thread: How to get the best hop aroma from flameout additions? on 05-17-2013 at 11:37 PM
skunk27, I believe that there would be no difference, if you chill quickly or no chill.I am a
no chiller. I did a hop stand, but I also consider it the same as a whirlpool, time wise,
whether the wort...
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It recipe for Rogue Dead Guy Ale on 05-08-2013 at 12:17 AM
I brewed it twice this year with BIAB. I'm drinking from my second keg now of my 4/14 transfer.
I need to start my fermentation on the batch I brewed last Sunday.* see pics
Posted in thread: Reading a refractometer; clear line with distilled water; fuzzy line with beer on 04-15-2013 at 03:32 AM
To the OP, mtnagel:Please see my 4 photos dated today, 4/14/13, which shows that you can
confidently use your refractometer for reading your samples anytime during fermentation and for
final gravity r...
Posted in thread: Reading a refractometer; clear line with distilled water; fuzzy line with beer on 04-13-2013 at 01:19 PM
There is probably no appreciable co2 in your fermenter to skew a reading. I got a fuzzy reading
my last time, last week, no matter how long I let that bugger sample sit out.
Posted in thread: Secondary stratification w/ a bourbon barrel porter? on 04-13-2013 at 12:01 AM
Just my guess, you would have to find out if there is any gravity points in bourbon, then
calculate what the FG was before you added the bourbon.
Posted in thread: Reading a refractometer; clear line with distilled water; fuzzy line with beer on 04-12-2013 at 11:29 PM
Nice pictures.Us over on WortMonger's pressure fermenting thread have to de-gas the sample, of
CO2 before a reading. Try putting a little in a canning jar with a lid and shake it. Maybe
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-11-2013 at 08:33 PM
diS, If my memory serves be well, I believe I had no blow-through, all contained with this one
.....Mad Scientist Brewhaus, on FlickrIt really depends on several factors, e.g. yeast,
temperature and p...
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-10-2013 at 09:12 PM
When counter-pressure filling several kegs, how do you know the keg is full and beer is at
safety distance form gas dip tube?(My batches are 10 gal so I should use 3 corny's for
fermentation and trans...
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-03-2013 at 08:14 PM
diS, Yes, that's how you do it. I first draw a little out into a jar (big one), then draw my
sample into a small jar. You need to de-gas the sample by putting a lid on it and shaking it. I
Posted in thread: BIAB forum...? on 03-30-2013 at 01:05 PM
bambari, There's an e-BIAB section over on Biabrewer, it doesn't hurt to join us over there