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  • Architect
  • I got into home brewing in college at Kansas State University in 1982.
  • Male
  • Married
  • San Diego
  • CA

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  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 04-03-2013 at 10:08 PM
    Invest in a refractometer. You still get trub/yeast but you need only a few drops, and you don'
    have to wait for temp or CO2. Also you won't know how you did without one on the brew side once
    you star...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 03-22-2013 at 08:41 PM
    [QUOTE=-MG-;5033307]I'll probably purchase 2 of the 25-50 PSI versions you mentioned above
    since you can adjust them to 2-3PSI. It appears two of my other ones I got from grainger for
    $30 a piece are ...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 03-20-2013 at 11:30 PM
    Those valves are probably the coolest thing ever but I still like the cheapies. I bought two of
    the higher pressure ones and one of the lighter pressure one, and have been using these for
    about a year...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-10-2012 at 05:33 PM
    "WortMonger;4486813]Have you done any lagers at those temps or just ales?"Should have been more
    specific on that, just ales. That's why I mentioned depending on the yeast. I am set up to do
    lagers but...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-10-2012 at 05:18 PM
    What is your technique? Are you raising the temperature with the pressure?Depending on the
    yeast I tend to keep the temps up to around 68 to 70 during the whole process now. I used to
    start colder but...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-10-2012 at 03:08 AM
    I took my time and waited a full seven days after my SF was hit as I have come to the
    conclusion that this technique takes a while for the yeast to clean up.I have rushed it and
    have had some batches ...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-09-2012 at 02:45 PM
    [QUOTE=WortMonger;4479967] Wlp007 is a beast. I have the fermentation freezer set at 64 and it
    is ripping through the wort like it has a license to kill!QUOTE]I used WLP 007 on an Oatmeal
    Stout just t...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-03-2012 at 06:39 AM
    Hi,I tried to read through most of this...not in order, sorry :)I am wanting to try this
    process....If I planned to brew up about, say 9 gallons in the fermenter, left some trub in the
    boil kettle and...

  • Posted in thread: How much secondary and conditioning time? Imperial Stout on 09-11-2012 at 07:26 PM
    [QUOTE=kanta;4308496]Hi again folks!The recipe called for soaking some whiskey barrel chips in
    whiskey during the primary and racking onto the whole mess of whiskey and chips for secondary.
    Firstly, I...

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