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Posted in thread: Frozen fermenter on 06-20-2014 at 08:32 PM
I use my temp controlled chest freezer fermenter to cold crash after fermentation is done. I
made a 6.8abv brown ale and in the midst of taking another fermenter out so I could cold crash,
didn't see ...
Posted in thread: Band aid smell is back - infection or overheating? on 06-12-2014 at 02:09 AM
I had the same thing... It was weird cause it was only certain yeasts... Hefe yeast in
particular. After several batches, changing one component at a time, I narrowed it my tap
water. Made sure to use...
Posted in thread: crazy fermentation on 06-12-2014 at 02:01 AM
Answers... No, minimal, and yes. You'll be fine. That strong of a fermentation created 100% CO2
environment inside your fermenter. Clean up the mess and keep your fermenter closed and all is
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-25-2014 at 11:34 PM
Please count me in.
Posted in thread: First homebrew contest. on 02-23-2014 at 05:24 PM
Thanks for helping to clarify. I am pretty happy with the stout. It was my 2nd time making a
stout and was the first time I have ever made a milk stout and first time working with cocoa
nibs and vanil...
Posted in thread: First homebrew contest. on 02-23-2014 at 12:53 PM
Thanks. Ya, it was the Midwinter Homebrew. Appreciate the feedback. Looking forward to getting
the score sheets back. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: First homebrew contest. on 02-23-2014 at 05:08 AM
So first time throwing my hat in the ring. And I have no idea if i did good or bad. Ultimately
I was just looking for objective feedback from people that aren't "friends".My pale ale scored
32.5 in ca...
Posted in thread: Looking for bubblegum flavors in hefe. on 01-14-2014 at 03:06 PM
I've pitched as high as 80, Fermented at about 70 (ambient), aerated about the same, and
pitched same amount of yeast. I've slowly increased pitch and ferment temps every time.
Posted in thread: Looking for bubblegum flavors in hefe. on 01-14-2014 at 01:08 AM
My first batch of beer ever was a hefe and it had a good combination of banana and bubblegum
flavors yet I have not been able to replicate it since. I used wyeast 3068 everytime and get
plenty of bana...
Posted in thread: 2 x 2500W Element Wiring Help on 11-08-2013 at 01:19 AM
^^^ what he said. My 5500 will hold a boil when set as low as 65% on manual mode with my PID. I
use it at 75% and get a strong rolling boil even with 13 gallons in the keggle. Besides double