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Posted in thread: help me decide on 04-16-2013 at 06:10 PM
I haven't brewed in 6 months. Due to family tragedy and building a playroom for my son I
thought I lost the passion for brewing. Recently though I find myself thinking of brewing just
like I did 6 mon...
Posted in thread: Adverse affects due to pitching later? on 10-24-2012 at 11:32 AM
I usually wait to aerate right before I pitch. In other words I use my immersion chiller to
chill the wort as quickly as possible. I then put that into the carboy. I then put the carboy
in the fridge ...
Posted in thread: Adverse affects due to pitching later? on 10-23-2012 at 04:27 PM
I do this. I put my wort into a carboy and then put it in the refrigerator. When I brew late I
put it in over night before I pitch. I've never had any issues.
Posted in thread: Moving wort on 10-23-2012 at 02:14 PM
Thanks to yooper and AnOldUR. You guys were correct. I found the podcast and listened to it
again. They were talking about fly sparging. Batch sparging they said run it slow during your
vorlouf to set...
Posted in thread: Moving wort on 10-23-2012 at 12:24 PM
Maybe I misheard them and they were talking about fly sparging. I will have to go back and try
and find that podcast.
Posted in thread: Moving wort on 10-23-2012 at 12:04 PM
Just telling you guys what happened when I slowed down my drain. Take it or leave it. I guess
people like john palmer and jamil zanisheff are wrong too. Listen to their podcast and they say
Posted in thread: Moving wort on 10-22-2012 at 02:55 PM
I batch sparge and always use a nice slow drain. A slow drain does a couple of things.1. It ups
your efficiency. I went from a 60% efficiency to a 75% efficiency by slowing the drain process.
2. A slo...
Posted in thread: help with liquid volumes Im always off... on 10-15-2012 at 03:15 PM
I had the same problem except I was collecting not enough wort making my OG higher than what I
wanted. I would fix this by adding a gallon of boiled water into my carboy. My problem was
Posted in thread: Help! Sanitizing beer bottles for firsr time bottling? on 10-15-2012 at 03:02 PM
If you use the dishwasher I would run the dishwasher empty to get all the stuff out of it and
then put the bottles in and run the sanitizing wash. I've done it that way but not a fan. The
way I use to...
Posted in thread: Any suggestions on creating a Pumpkin ale on 10-15-2012 at 01:07 PM
Could it help if I threw in a packet of dry yeast, I have another one of the same yeast.I
completely missed it was dry yeast. Typically what is recommended is that if you use dry yeast
that you don't ...