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Posted in thread: Keg Help - Not Sure What's Happening on 11-25-2015 at 01:43 PM
Don't dump it!!!It's just over carbed. Disconnect the gas and periodically pull the PR valve.
It'll be fine in no time. Maybe not by tonight but it'll be fine.
Posted in thread: Being a homebrewer and living with BMC drinkers on 11-24-2015 at 02:33 PM
More for you.
Posted in thread: Brewing Today (11/23)-Water Adjustments for 100% Distilled Oatmeal Stout Help on 11-23-2015 at 10:46 PM
Id still add the lime a little bit at a time (diluted in water.) I used .5 grams of that stuff
in a 5 gallon stout with a lot more dark grains and it was way, way too much.
Posted in thread: Brewing Today (11/23)-Water Adjustments for 100% Distilled Oatmeal Stout Help on 11-23-2015 at 09:27 PM
What I mean is that baking soda might jack your pH way, way up. Using the same calculator and
aiming for 5.5 pH, I added half a gram of calcium hydroxide to the last stout I did (5 gallon
batch) and t...
Posted in thread: Brewing Today (11/23)-Water Adjustments for 100% Distilled Oatmeal Stout Help on 11-23-2015 at 06:54 PM
I know beers with lots of dark grains can call for adding alkali, but that sure seems like a
lot of baking soda. I'd double check the inputs and maybe add a fraction of that, measure pH
and add more i...
Posted in thread: Winter brewing outdoors...keeping mash warm on 11-23-2015 at 02:40 PM
I just heat the strike water in the kitchen, dough in inside, and leave the mash tun on the
kitchen floor while I get the outside stuff set up. Alternatively, put the mash tun on a square
Posted in thread: Closing for the season on 11-23-2015 at 01:45 PM
I just realized I've brewed every post-Thanksgiving weekend since I got my all-grain setup 4
years ago or whenever it was. Maybe I'll miss it this year.
Posted in thread: What is your favorite (non-alcohol related) Thanksgiving tradition? on 11-23-2015 at 01:00 PM
9:00 a.m., we gather 'round the radio because a local station plays the full 19 minutes of Arlo
Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant." Family are all listening at their homes (including the
Posted in thread: First Snowfall of 2015 on 11-22-2015 at 03:05 PM
We got the same storm here in southeast WI. Hey, if you gotta get hit with a snowstorm, it's
pretty great to have it start on Friday evening after everyone's home from work then continue