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Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 03-25-2013 at 05:39 PM
My favorite myth: People on homebrew forums are experts on brewing.
Posted in thread: is no airlock activity a bad sign...first brew!!! on 03-09-2013 at 02:49 AM
There is a large amount of information to be learned absorbed in the beginning. Lots of new
terms and how things are related, and a myriad of different approaches. Sometimes the KISS
method is called ...
Posted in thread: 100% brett cider on 02-16-2013 at 03:33 AM
One unpublished dissertation on beer for a masters degree doesn't count as peer reviewed
research. You are in a cider forum, not beer.Attending one presentation doesn't make you an
expert.Where is all...
Posted in thread: O'Daniel's Kentucky Common 1902 on 08-24-2012 at 04:03 PM
couldn't wait any longer, cooled one down and poured it. Wow, crystal clear!!!! I could
easily read the paper thru this one. Nice hot weather brew, lots of flavor but not heavy.
Brewed on 8-1, bottl...
Posted in thread: O'Daniel's Kentucky Common 1902 on 08-20-2012 at 03:53 PM
I prefer 3-4 weeks in bottles at room temp to ensure full carbonation. Then once cold they're
ready to go. If you want to clear them of chill haze, a couple weeks should be good. I've had
this beer ke...
Posted in thread: Issues with Nitro on 08-20-2012 at 03:49 PM
You need a low carbonation if using a nitrogen setup. Carbing normally will result in a lot of
foam. Remember you are forcing beer through tiny holes at 30psi. There is going to be some
Posted in thread: O'Daniel's Kentucky Common 1902 on 08-19-2012 at 12:33 AM
Fruitness does not seem to go well with this beer at all. That Cali V WLP051 is fruitier than
WLP001 Cali, and I don't even care to ferment that over 70*F with this beer. I think some funk
could go we...
Posted in thread: So what's the longest you've kept something in the primary? on 08-03-2012 at 06:04 AM
I haven't noticed off flavors until about 8 months. I'd say 6 to be safe. 5 gallon batches.
Posted in thread: Howto: Capture Wild Yeast on 07-03-2012 at 04:27 PM
At 3 weeks in, the 2 5gal batches (Jar 6 and 9) are down to 1.010 from 1.050, 80% attentuation.
They smell good but I did not sample. Going to let them go a little longer and then sample and
Posted in thread: Hilton Head Island on 06-28-2012 at 04:14 PM
I wasn't able to make it, but there is a beer store called Growlers that looked great.