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Posted in thread: Stout Conical VS Ebay Conical on 03-08-2012 at 01:57 PM
Hi, I just got a stout 7.3 conical. It seems great, but I would love to come up with a way to
build a racking arm for it? As anybody done this on a stout fermenter? I have butterfly valves
with mine. ...
Posted in thread: Transfer with pellicle? on 05-12-2011 at 08:25 PM
Hey everybody. I currently have my first wild beer in the secondary. It's been in there since
about September '10 and is smelling and tasting sour. I added some oak spirals about three
weeks ago and w...
Posted in thread: Sample Testing - How/How Often on 03-04-2011 at 04:15 PM
Don't bother testing it until visual signs of fermentation have stopped. Once it looks like it
might be done, then go ahead and test to see if you are raring your final gravity. Remember,
when it firs...
Posted in thread: My first yeast starter on 03-03-2011 at 11:25 PM
Ideally you would pitch your starter at High Krausen when the yeast are actively fermenting the
starter wort and ready to rip through your batch.
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 03-01-2011 at 03:30 PM
I have only had it about a year or so( whenever I started this thread is when I built it). I
was thinking that maybe part of the element was exposed to the air during the boil. Is it
possible this cou...
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 03-01-2011 at 02:57 PM
Brewed yesterday with my heatstick that I have used many times before. This time when I pulled
out the heatstick after the boil it was completely black and the element is easily pliable. It
Posted in thread: Flavor difference between 2-row and Pilsner on 02-11-2011 at 05:43 PM
@ hopdreamsStart with the BJCP (Beer Judge Certification Program) website. www.bjcp.org. Their
website as a ton of great information on the different flavors in grains (ass well as hops and
Posted in thread: Flavor difference between 2-row and Pilsner on 02-11-2011 at 05:41 PM
One thing to take into account when using pilsner malt is that you probably want to do a 90
minute boil instead of a 60 minute one. One difference between these grains is the temperature
at which they...
Posted in thread: Heatstick = awesome! on 03-05-2010 at 02:39 PM
I use my heat stick with zinc plated nut. I don't think it makes any difference, although this
is not an expert opinion so if you get sick don't come crying to me. That said, I made an
american pale a...
Posted in thread: Favor to ask of a West Coaster on 02-25-2010 at 04:18 PM
Why not make a batch? I don't get any RR here and I missed out on this years Younger yet again
(it gets more popular with each year, Falling Rock will have two 5 gallon kegs in Denver
tomorrow but I w...