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Posted in thread: Strong "Alcoholy" smell and strange substance on top of wort! on 11-16-2012 at 07:01 PM
Relax don't worry have a home brew!!
Posted in thread: Rack to new vessel or risk contamination? on 11-13-2012 at 08:23 PM
Don't touch it, it will be fine. Like the folks said when your ready to throw it in a secondary
would be the time.
Posted in thread: Over-Carbed Beer Cause Pouring Issues? on 11-13-2012 at 08:14 PM
You nailed it!
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 11-13-2012 at 08:13 PM
A gentle swirl will not hurt, Breweries use pumps to bring beer to the Conditioning tanks.
Introducing O2 is what will oxidize beer.
Posted in thread: More Precise Valve? on 11-12-2012 at 04:02 PM
There are valve but they are not cheap, go to Mcmaster Carr's website and look up needle valves
you will want stainless or brass and the right NPT.
Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation? on 11-12-2012 at 03:54 PM
You could try to warm it up a bit, bring it up to 75 or so for 24hrs and give it a gentle
swirl. It may take off! Only draw back is you may pick up some esters.
Posted in thread: Over-Carbed Beer Cause Pouring Issues? on 11-12-2012 at 03:47 PM
Sounds like your liquid connector or your faucet is hanging up, try a different one and also
before i would do that pull that picnic tap off and take all pressure off the keg then put your