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Posted in thread: The original Lager thread.. Everything you ever wanted to know or ask on 04-07-2013 at 11:53 AM
What's the thought on sampling your beer from the keg while lagering?
Posted in thread: Racked Fresh Batch of Stout onto about 1 gallon of star san on 10-21-2012 at 08:21 PM
Well I finally tapped my keg of chocolate milk stout. It was not ruined. Flavors a bit muted
but certainly enjoyable.
Posted in thread: Counterflow Wort Chiller Build (and use) on 10-08-2012 at 01:09 PM
You spent the money to buy the material for the chiller now spend a little more and buy a march
pump. Huge improvement for me. In 5 mins I have five gallons of cooled wort. I also use a sump
pump to p...
Posted in thread: Longevity of keggend beer stored at 66 F. on 08-08-2012 at 12:31 PM
To the OP,Congrats on the new addition. I have spent the summer doing the exact same thing as
we are expecting a baby boy on Sept 5. I still have an ale and two lagers to brew. I have 5
kegs all carbi...
Posted in thread: How much dead space do you have? on 07-28-2012 at 02:50 AM
Very near to none. Maybe 1/16th of an inch and taking in to account the grain's displacement
it's not very much at all.What are you using there for a tube?
Posted in thread: Copper as a thermawell? on 07-19-2012 at 09:07 PM
Hey is there any reason why I can't use 1/4" copper tubing with a cap as a temp thermawell in
my fermenter? It fits beautifully in the carboy hood/caps. I bought a hood with thermawell from
Posted in thread: How Much Star San in Wort? on 07-18-2012 at 10:33 PM
I just racked a milk chocolate stout from my boil kettle onto about a gallon of diluted star
san. Not happy about this but we will see how it turns out. Will let you know in about 8 weeks.
Posted in thread: Oops! Racked on top of Starsan. How bad will it be?? on 07-18-2012 at 05:59 PM
Okay so I just did this very same thing, except I had about a gallon of star san/water mix in
my carboy. I can't even blame it on drinking as I was brewing in the morning to escape the
heat. I would l...
Posted in thread: Racked Fresh Batch of Stout onto about 1 gallon of star san on 07-18-2012 at 04:58 PM
and I wasn't even drinking, just not thinking. This was a chocolate milk stout and I lost track
of what I was doing and before I knew it I had already run about 2.5 gallons of my stout
through my cool...
Posted in thread: Safbrew T-58 on 07-15-2012 at 04:41 PM
I just used this yeast in a recipe I made up and fermented at 67. Very light esters. I think
you should be able to escape strong banana ester if you stay around that number.
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