Last Activity:08-21-2014 10:52 PM
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Posted in thread: Conditioning Beer - Room Temp or Cold? on 08-21-2014 at 01:38 AM
I find most of my beers are better after a few weeks of conditioning in bottle or keg. Is it
better to condition at cellar temp (for me, roughly 68-70 degrees) or condition cold? Does beer
Posted in thread: Recovering from poor dry hop/racking technique on 08-19-2014 at 02:53 AM
Agree with cold crash first. But, if you don't cold crash first, the hops will eventually
settle out. From my own experience, it took about two weeks after kegging to settle.
Posted in thread: Porter OG Pre-Boil vs. Post Boil Issues on 08-12-2014 at 01:07 AM
I have had similar issues in the past. It seems that a few relatively minor items can add up to
a pretty big impact post - boil. First, I find it extremely difficult to get good, accurate
Posted in thread: Keezer Fan? on 08-12-2014 at 12:55 AM
Falcon3 - thank you for the response. Does the temperature stratification create dispensing
problems, such as foaming, or the like? Or, is the stratification more of a theoretical issue?
I guess my re...
Posted in thread: Keezer Fan? on 08-11-2014 at 12:04 AM
I am starting my keezer build - an 8.8 cf Kennmore.I see some builds add a fan. Of course a fan
is to circulate air. What problem is the fan is intended address? Thank you for the responses.
Posted in thread: 2-3 year old hops. Use or throw away? on 08-05-2014 at 08:59 PM
I'd toss them. I don't brew all that often and wouldn't want to risk even just a so-so batch to
save a few bucks on hops. Why risk it?
Posted in thread: Zythos and ????? on 07-28-2014 at 12:49 AM
I have a pound of Zythos hops blend along with some Amarillo, Columbus, Citra, Centennial and
Simcoe. I am brewing an IPA, mostly 2 - row, a bit of Vienna and a bit of C-20.I'd like to
start using the...
Posted in thread: Just Sharing - Ordered Kenmore 8.8 CF Black Chest Freezer on 07-25-2014 at 08:47 PM
Thank you. I will give it a try.
Posted in thread: Yeast sub for Safale S-05 (Rauchbier) on 07-25-2014 at 08:46 PM
I have found 1450 to be very different than US-05. Both have a very clean profile, but 1450
makes a beer with more body and finishes with a bit higher FG than 05 in my experience. In
addition to 1056,...
Posted in thread: Just Sharing - Ordered Kenmore 8.8 CF Black Chest Freezer on 07-25-2014 at 08:31 PM
I just ordered a black 8.8 CF chest freezer from Sears to make a keezer. $299 - not cheap, but
a pretty decent price. I think they are on sale through tomorrow. My lovely wife said okay to a