Last Activity:02-06-2016 12:46 PM
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Posted in thread: 2 week cold crash? on 02-05-2016 at 12:22 PM
don't see a problem with it, just be sure you're aware of airlock suck back...I usually use
vodka in the airlock for long cold crashes rather than starsan.
Posted in thread: How do I add flavours ie banana, cherries, oak chips etc? on 02-05-2016 at 01:20 AM
Probably better luck if you'd posted in the beginner's forum but here's my 2 cents:fruit is
generally best added during secondary (it's what secondary is for, otherwise not generally
needed). the yeas...
Posted in thread: SS Tea Infuser instead of Muslin bags on 01-28-2016 at 07:23 PM
I've dry hopped in a keg with one of these. Worked great, although I'd go for the largest you
can find. I had two ounces of pellets in mine and it was pretty jam packed.
Posted in thread: Adding Oats to Primary on 01-28-2016 at 03:01 AM
do you have a base grain to mash the oats with? pretty sure they've gotta be mashed with a
base.+1 to leaving them out this go round and just brewing it again.edit: also, what makes it a
Posted in thread: Very Bubbly Airlock + Smell on 01-26-2016 at 03:24 AM
sounds like the beginnings of a "my first explosion" story. It'll be nasty to clean up if it
blows; seriously consider having a quick exchange blow off tube in your arsenal of stuff.
Posted in thread: Samples for specific gravity on 01-26-2016 at 03:19 AM
+1 on the wine thief. Used to use a turkey baster (plastic til it got scratched then
stainless)...worked okay but the wine thief is so much easier. also, I haven't broken it yet,
so that's something.
Posted in thread: How many corny kegs do you have? on 01-22-2016 at 03:09 AM
Nine 5g & two 2.5g ball lock kegs. 5 taps, two fermenting chambers and a wife that is getting
increasingly annoyed at my never ending quest for moar...
Posted in thread: Saison infected with Lacto (early signs) what to do?? on 01-18-2016 at 04:54 AM
Racking from underneath won't help. If a pellicle is forming, the bugs are already distributed
throughout the beer.of course. I'm not a bug guy. I've racked from under mold on a lager once,
Posted in thread: Saison infected with Lacto (early signs) what to do?? on 01-18-2016 at 02:48 AM
+1 to the possibility of yeast. If the spots start to grow, I'd just rack from well underneath
before it takes over.
Posted in thread: Made starter, small bubbles after a couple days... on 01-16-2016 at 01:16 AM
How often did you shake the jar? Before I had a stirplate I used to shake the sht outta the jar
everytime I walked by. Krausen would show up within 48 hrs generally, but often was very