Last Activity:09-11-2013 8:18 PM
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Posted in thread: What makes a good brewer? on 09-12-2013 at 01:13 AM
Fermentation temperature control, hands down.
Posted in thread: Tall 5 Gallon Pot? on 08-28-2013 at 12:36 PM
Posted in thread: Tall 5 Gallon Pot? on 08-27-2013 at 11:23 PM
Posted in thread: Tall 5 Gallon Pot? on 08-24-2013 at 07:38 PM
Hey all,I currently brew 5 gallons but am switching to 2.5 gallon batches so I can brew more
often. I was wondering if anybody had a recommendation for a 5 gallon pot to brew the 2.5
gallon batches. M...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest misbehaving on 08-20-2013 at 12:34 AM
If you love the flavor, I personally would leave it. Fermentation will put CO2 in solution that
can come out as the beer warms up, even without being carbonated. I would keg it and enjoy!
Posted in thread: Any problem lighting boil kettle before its full? on 08-20-2013 at 12:29 AM
Yeah, that's not a problem at all. In fact it can be a good thing as it can halt further
enzymatic activity and lock in your wort profile, depending on your sparge method. And if you
enjoy the beer, t...
Posted in thread: My first bottle bomb! on 08-17-2013 at 01:27 PM
Any idea what the life is on these? 1k bottles?Sorry, I don't have a number. I just know some
people with cappers that eventually wore out so I was tossing that out as an option. But I
don't know how ...
Posted in thread: 100% NC pale ale on 08-17-2013 at 01:26 AM
Very cool. I've been thinking of doing my own hops and here you run the entire gambit. Cheers!
Posted in thread: My first bottle bomb! on 08-17-2013 at 12:38 AM
And if you decide to stick with your current capper, you may want to look at replacing the
bell. Those do eventually wear out and won't crimp the caps as well.
Posted in thread: Brewed 2 batches, goofed a little on each on 08-11-2013 at 01:15 PM
So with the timeframe you mentioned, I wouldn't worry about the splashing. That early in
primary fermentation, yeast will clean up the additional oxygen pretty fast. It's possible that
adding some 100...