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Posted in thread: First All Grain Brew - Check My Plan on 02-28-2014 at 12:00 PM
Hops are weighed out by LHBS and put in labeled bags. On my first 5 gallon partial mash I let
it stand overnight to cool....so no chill I guess. Today I'm going to look into a wort chiller
while in th...
Posted in thread: Another tricky CO2 leak on 02-26-2014 at 09:36 PM
Well, I had the gas fully open all the way to the keg for 20 hours, and when I checked it I was
able to proudly exclaim to SWMBO "I've got gas!".So I guess I was all worked up over nothing,
and I must...
Posted in thread: Brewing First Sour - Open to any ideas, criticism, hints, or suggestions on 02-26-2014 at 05:04 PM
When you rack it off the cherries put some cheesecloth on the end of your auto siphon. It will
reduce the amount of chunks in the final product.Cool, thanks for the advice. I will treat it
the way I d...
Posted in thread: Another tricky CO2 leak on 02-26-2014 at 03:52 PM
He is correct, some CO2 tanks can leak around the valve unless it's fully opened. However, that
doesn't mean you don't have a leak, so you should continue to check everything very
thoroughly.Do you ha...
Posted in thread: Another tricky CO2 leak on 02-25-2014 at 10:09 PM
Okay, if the post by shortyjacobs in the thread below is correct, I may not have a
problem...can anyone confirm he is right? I mean, it makes sense, I just like to double check
Posted in thread: Another tricky CO2 leak on 02-25-2014 at 09:53 PM
If I pressurize my regulator, with the valves out to the keg closed, and then turn off the gas,
and my large CO2 gauge (in the fridge reading 600ish) drops to zero over the course of 8 hours,
Posted in thread: Share us your DUMBEST brewing experience... on 02-25-2014 at 12:18 PM
First brew using my new DIY immersion chiller. I was super excited, and had done a bunch of
research looking for advice, and one tidbit that seemed like a good idea was saving the first
few gallons of...
Posted in thread: BIAB technique critique on 02-25-2014 at 11:37 AM
Thanks for the detailed reply! My bag is definately to small, I was thinking of cutting a slit
in it to see if it would go all the way over my kettle but maybe I'll do the second bag like
you suggest ...
Posted in thread: Looking for critique/input on 02-24-2014 at 04:16 PM
Oh, I have a lot of interest! But I've only sampled that beer once, and have no idea of recipe
tweaks or anything helpful at all to say, and that's why I didn't respond earlier. But I'll be
Posted in thread: Looking for critique/input on 02-24-2014 at 04:09 PM
That looks very tasty. The early Centennial and Cascade should add neutral bittering, the early
Nugget should add a bit of spice, and those aromatics should give it a very distinct West Coast