Last Activity:02-17-2013 10:10 AM
Posted in thread: Carboy Size: Single Vessel Fermentation on 01-16-2013 at 04:53 PM
Just to clarify, I understand the c02 pushes out the oxygen during fermentation. But once
fermentation is complete, and you start to open the vessel to take samples, replace blowoff,
ect., isn't oxyge...
Posted in thread: Carboy Size: Single Vessel Fermentation on 01-16-2013 at 04:44 PM
So it sounds like 6-6.5 gallons is ideal. My question is, would that volume be too much head
space to keep the beer in for the entire process? (Keep in mind I'm using no secondary. I leave
in primary ...
Posted in thread: Carboy Size: Single Vessel Fermentation on 01-16-2013 at 05:45 AM
So as some have suggested on this forum, I do my entire fermentation in one carboy. No
secondary. My question is, for this style brewing, what is the ideal size carboy?
Posted in thread: Founder's Porter Clone - Partial Mash on 01-15-2013 at 02:38 PM
I used pellet hops.You'll notice for this recipe that if you add up the initial and late
additions of each type of hop that they each add up to 1 ounce. To split up the quantities, you
can either weig...
Posted in thread: Founder's Porter Clone - Partial Mash on 01-15-2013 at 01:39 PM
I'd give it at least three weeks in the bottle and allow it to clean up a little bit.As for the
cost, I don't have the numbers but I'd guess approximately $25-$30 depending on your source for
Posted in thread: Founder's Porter Clone - Partial Mash on 01-15-2013 at 01:23 AM
If bottling, use 4.0 oz of priming sugar per 5 gallons.Thanks, this recipe looks great! How
long does this need to sit in the bottles? I just bottled my first batch (an ipa) which
recommended 2 weeks...
Posted in thread: Lots of trub/dry hop. Reduce loss? on 01-11-2013 at 04:16 PM
Cold will not kill yeast (you can store it in the freezer for long periods), it just goes
dormant. After it warms in the bottle, it will liven up and get back to work. People cold crash
all the time, ...
Posted in thread: Lots of trub/dry hop. Reduce loss? on 01-11-2013 at 03:26 PM
Ok, so next time I will definatly use hop bags.Cold crash will help. Man, that's a lot of trub!
:DWhat yeast did this clone use?RickWLP 001.Also, can I cold crash even though I want to use
Posted in thread: Lots of trub/dry hop. Reduce loss? on 01-09-2013 at 07:26 PM
I am currently brewing a pliny the elder clone which called for a lot of hops; 7 oz during boil
and 5 oz dry hop! As a result, I have a huge amount of trub/hop residue in my carboy... As you
can tell ...
Posted in thread: Austin's HomeBrew: Southern Tier Pumking on 01-04-2013 at 06:14 AM
I have been searching for a clone kit/recipe of Southern Tier Pumking. The only kit I found was
from Austin's Homebrew Supply, anyone tried this?Any other kits/recipes for Pumking?As
always, thanks ...