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Posted in thread: Pitching Temperature on 02-04-2015 at 10:42 PM
I am kegging. My conical has a side spout to run fluid hose to bottom of keg and fill. I would
imagine some floaties could come off the trub just based on the fluid movement but surely the
Posted in thread: Pitching Temperature on 02-04-2015 at 10:08 PM
Recipe Type: ExtractYeast: Danstar MunichYeast Starter: RehydrateBatch Size (Gallons): 5
galOriginal Gravity: 1.045Final Gravity: 1.011IBU: 14Boiling Time (Minutes): 60Color: 4Primary
Fermentation (# ...
Posted in thread: Pitching Temperature on 02-04-2015 at 10:00 PM
Typically use Ozarka drinking water, then moved to distilled water as I read a lot on here
about how extracts already have minerals necessary. I have also used tap water and this most
recent batch is ...
Posted in thread: Pitching Temperature on 02-04-2015 at 09:46 PM
I have been trying brewing for a few years off and on now and have never been pleased with the
final result. So far all brews have been extract based on very simple recipes from this site so
I can pla...
Posted in thread: Any Black and Tan lovers here? on 03-13-2013 at 09:00 PM
Odd I was under the impression it was because Guiness had Nitrogen and the Harp was CO2 that
caused the separation. So it just has to be stout and pale?
Posted in thread: How to keep fermentor cool? on 03-13-2013 at 08:57 PM
I bought a used fridge (midsize) off Craigslist and a temp controller from the HB store. $120
temp is spot on.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 03-11-2013 at 06:34 PM
Made this cider up sat night using notty yeast at 65* and today i noticed this funk on top of
the cider. Since I normally brew beer in a conical I never get to see the fluid during
fermentation. I hav...
Posted in thread: all grain to extract conversion on 02-04-2013 at 09:27 PM
I am kind of in the same boat as you. I know there are a few links that show the actual
conversion but I bought a license to BeerSmith and it does the conversion easily. The issue I
have, I find a gre...
Posted in thread: Temp fluctuation during fermentation? on 01-30-2013 at 03:33 PM
First few days are most important for fermenting temperatures. Depending on the strain, it may
have some off flavors as 73 ambient is putting the internal temp pretty high. For the first 2
years of my...
Posted in thread: Mineral taste, need help. on 01-29-2013 at 03:51 PM
The part about pitching yeast when the side of the pot is cool to the touch is a concern to me.
You really need to get a decent thermometer and pitch when the entire wort is near 70F. I can