Last Activity:05-17-2013 12:40 PM
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Posted in thread: Fixing a Thin Body Beer after Primary on 05-14-2013 at 11:26 PM
Some people try adding maltodextrin or lactose. Lactose will also add sweetness. To add them
you boil in some water to sterilize them add to secondary vessel then rack onto it. However,
the best thing...
Posted in thread: Question about using pure O2 versus air pump on 05-14-2013 at 07:19 PM
8 ppm is enough for most beers (high gravity ones might need more). The convenience for pure O2
is mostly a time thing.
Posted in thread: Need help, carbonation on 05-12-2013 at 10:03 PM
How long was it aging before you bottled? You may not have a lot of healthy yeast left in
Posted in thread: air in beer line on 05-07-2013 at 05:31 AM
Also make sure the short dip tube is on the gas in side and the long dip tube is on the liquid
out side. Then make sure everything is tight.
Posted in thread: Harvesting yeast from the bottom of the keg on 05-07-2013 at 05:30 AM
The yeast from your keg is old yeast that has probably gone dormant long ago. It will need a
lot of care and probably stepped up a couple times before it is really healthy.
Posted in thread: C02 Line Length Outside Keezer on 05-07-2013 at 05:26 AM
The length of gas line doesn't really matter. The only concern I have is that it doesn't get
knocked around and disconnected. If it is out of the way I don't think there should be any
Posted in thread: Use of Irish moss with flaked barley? on 05-07-2013 at 05:24 AM
I would still use it. The Irish moss is mostly to help your hot/cold break proteins settle out.
Posted in thread: Ferm chamber- mold on 05-07-2013 at 05:21 AM
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Posted in thread: Stuck Sparge on 05-06-2013 at 02:31 PM
With flaked wheat the mash can get gunked up easily. If I am using anything 'flaked' or 'wheat'
I usually just throw in some rice hulls. They are cheap, inert, and I would rather not have to
Posted in thread: Rough brewing day… (heres my story, sad but true...) on 05-06-2013 at 02:29 PM
I don't think you should have too many problems with the beer as long as you have a big healthy