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Posted in thread: US05 Ferm Temps on 08-17-2014 at 05:20 PM
Good to know, thanks! Have you ever compared fermenting at that temp to fermenting lower... say
the low 60s, and if so what differences did you notice?
Posted in thread: US05 Ferm Temps on 08-17-2014 at 05:12 PM
Safale's PDF recommends ferm temps of US05 at 59-75F. Normally I keep the temps in the lower
end of the recommended range, particularly during active fermentation.However, on my latest
brew the temp s...
Posted in thread: When is fermentation done? Issue on 08-17-2014 at 04:41 AM
If your temps stay like that and you have no signs of an infect then I'd feel confident to go
ahead and lager it after 3 weeks fermentation. You're your pitch rate was good then even 2
weeks would pro...
Posted in thread: BeerSmith2 Water Volume Help on 08-08-2014 at 04:44 PM
Thanks guys. One of the above posters is correct that I intended to sparge all in one stage, so
adding the volumes together will work. Oddly, Beer Smith's recommended overall volume is
Posted in thread: BeerSmith2 Water Volume Help on 08-08-2014 at 02:35 PM
Good morning! I recently got the trial version of beersmith 2 but am having difficulty with the
mash instructions.I am a batch-sparger, but when I set my recipe in beersmith to "Single
Infusion, Full ...
Posted in thread: Boil Kettle size help on 08-06-2014 at 09:24 PM
Not sure on the evaporation statistics, but if you want to do a full boil then I would indeed
go with a 10+ gallon pot. I use a 15g kettle and when doing AG 5 gallon batches I've boiled
over enough fo...
Posted in thread: My First Infection on 08-03-2014 at 10:56 PM
Im maybe 25 batches in and I seem to have gotten my first infection. It appears as a browny
film over the beer - even looks powdery in places, almost like somebody caked saw dust on it.
It has a bit o...
Posted in thread: Is this Keg Ball Lock Or Pin Lock? on 08-02-2014 at 02:40 AM
Ok, thanks guys! Much appreciated.
Posted in thread: Is this Keg Ball Lock Or Pin Lock? on 08-01-2014 at 10:39 PM
Oddly, were the older pin lock corny kegs smaller in diameter and taller than the ones now?
Posted in thread: Is this Keg Ball Lock Or Pin Lock? on 08-01-2014 at 10:25 PM
ah, ok, thanks guys. Very much appreciated!