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  • Posted in thread: bottling with the blichmann on 04-17-2013 at 01:52 PM
    you can use whatever pressure you want, just keep it low enough so things dont foam too much.
    about 5-8psi seems to work well

  • Posted in thread: How much dry lager yeast at bottling? on 04-12-2009 at 06:31 PM
    I have 5 gallons of german pilsner with primary ferm for 2 weeks then lagered for 8 weeks and
    ready for bottling. how much dry yeast do i add to my bottling bucket? Whole packet or fraction
    there of? ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter wort storage on 01-15-2009 at 12:26 AM
    quick question...when you pressure cook starter wort in the canning jars:1. do you store that
    in the fridge or is it ok on the shelf at room temperature? 2. what is the shelf life?i have no

  • Posted in thread: How long do you aerate with O2? on 12-29-2008 at 08:14 PM
    How long would you guys aerate a 5gal batch of wort with O2 (diffusion stone attached)? Talking
    about standard red canister of O2 from hardware store. i've read a couple blasts of 30 secs
    each should ...

  • Posted in thread: Interrupted Boil - ran out of propane on 07-23-2008 at 04:58 AM
    i found a pretty neat valve that you can attach between the tank and burner that shows the
    amount of gas left in tank. It is reminescent of a gas tank meter. found it at target, if that
    helps. it at l...

  • Posted in thread: plastic heineken and amstel light labels on 07-10-2007 at 04:15 AM
    let us know how it goes with those champagne bottles!

  • Posted in thread: hi all from wisconsin on 05-11-2007 at 11:56 PM
    yep, milwaukee representin...although im in atlanta now, grew up in brew town....i agree, great
    site, knowledgable folks.

  • Posted in thread: 1st Post on 05-11-2007 at 11:54 PM
    got that right...i started brewin january this year and i'm totally hooked!! it will CONSUME
    you, lol.

  • Posted in thread: Should I strain/filter? on 04-13-2007 at 08:40 PM
    i agree. i've done it both ways. the only issue will be that you will have to avoid more trub
    when you transfer to secondary. more of a technical issue. won't effect taste tho.

  • Posted in thread: Secondary and Carboy Question on 04-13-2007 at 08:31 PM
    6 or 6.5 gallon for primary will be fine. if you go with 6 gallon, will probably want to use a
    blow-off tube. 6.5 gallon carboy probably doesn't need it. personally, i use the blow-off tube
    with all p...

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