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  • Posted in thread: Beer in CO2 lines on 07-31-2015 at 04:55 PM
    You need check valves on your gas lines to keep beer from backing up into them.

  • Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-17-2015 at 05:00 PM
    I'm in

  • Posted in thread: What Happened to my Hefe? on 07-13-2015 at 04:44 PM
    Cold crashing and time has settled the yeast. For a hefe, the yeast provides the banana/clove
    flavors and, once that yeast is removed, most of those flavors go away. Some commercial wheat
    beer produce...

  • Posted in thread: Higher efficiency=more beer? on 07-13-2015 at 04:37 PM
    You're good. I prefer to add water after the ferment, so i can adjust to taste instead of
    pre-planned numbers. But yes, it's alright to add some extra water.Better still would be to do
    a pour over or ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I use these for beer bottling? on 07-13-2015 at 04:24 PM
    These bottles held water previously, and may not be rated for carbonation. Green glass will
    also lead to skunking of your beer. I would not use these for carbonating beer.

  • Posted in thread: Kegged and Let Down... on 06-19-2015 at 04:21 PM
    Do you know that the pressure release valve screws out of the lid? You probably have some junk
    stuck under the value and it is not sealing correctly. Unscrew it, clean, put some keg lube on,
    and screw...

  • Posted in thread: Competition Entry: Which BJCP Style Is This? on 05-17-2015 at 10:56 PM
    Only add the vanilla, whisky, and smoke to the additional comments if you can taste them all.

  • Posted in thread: Kegerator in Northern Virginia on 05-15-2015 at 01:21 PM
    How much?

  • Posted in thread: Looking for a change in IPA yeast-ideas? on 05-08-2015 at 04:40 PM
    If you have never tries WLP060 in your IPA, give it a shot. Much like WLP001, but with a better
    mouth feel and more character.

  • Posted in thread: Hopbursting but keeping the bitterness low? on 04-28-2015 at 06:58 PM
    For a low IBU beer, you do not need any 60 minute hops. I do a pale ale with no boil hops (all
    whirlpool hops) it has plenty of bitterness. The bitterness is very soft but that works great
    in a lighte...

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