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Posted in thread: Adventures with Surly Furious on 08-28-2012 at 07:36 PM
If I'm using the pellets that came with the kit would it be bad to squeeze out the bag to get a
few last drops of goodness out? If it introduces oxygen is there anyway to counteract that,
possibly by ...
Posted in thread: Adventures with Surly Furious on 08-28-2012 at 03:05 PM
Old thread, but hoping to maybe get some info from you perc. After you cold crashed and racked
did you lose a lot of beer to the trub and hop mess at the bottom? I'm trying to avoid that, I
Posted in thread: NB Kit Recipe Calls for Secondary // Do I Need to? on 08-28-2012 at 02:49 PM
My biggest concern was losing too much beer if I put them in loose as I'm using pellets. Will
the screen over my auto siphon work with the muck that the pellets turn into also?Thanks.
Posted in thread: NB Kit Recipe Calls for Secondary // Do I Need to? on 08-28-2012 at 02:35 PM
The NB extract kit I am breing right now calls for secondary fermentation, and normally I would
do this no problem, but the recipe also calls for dry hopping with 8+ oz of hops. I have no
desire to tr...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping NB"s Surly Furious Kit w/ 8.5 oz on 08-22-2012 at 06:55 PM
I wasn't sure if it would be good or not to get the beer off of the trub to help it clear up.
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping NB"s Surly Furious Kit w/ 8.5 oz on 08-22-2012 at 05:59 PM
I'm trying to figure out the best way to dry hop this one without losing too much beer in the
process, which from what I've read will mean not adding the pellets straight to the secondary
Posted in thread: Surly Furious Extract Kit // Pitched Yeast too Hot on 08-21-2012 at 04:13 PM
Well, fermentation went gangbusters in the first 24 hours. I had the temp down into the 75-77
range the first night, I was hoping it would have been a little lower, but not quite cool
enough in the ho...
Posted in thread: Surly Furious Extract Kit // Pitched Yeast too Hot on 08-20-2012 at 01:44 AM
Thanks for all the feedback, now I'm just trying to get the temp down to the low 70's - upper
60's. A little tough this time of year when you don't have a basement or a lot of space. Wet
towel around ...
Posted in thread: Surly Furious Extract Kit // Pitched Yeast too Hot on 08-20-2012 at 12:45 AM
So I was brewing my 4th batch today, went with NB's Pro Series Surly Furious Extract Kit. It
was a rough day, I turned away for about 10 seconds after adding the DME at 45 minutes and got
a small boil...
Posted in thread: Dead Ringer IPA from NB, any experience? on 09-26-2011 at 08:58 PM
The Dead Ringer is a clone of Bell's Two Hearted Ale. Not sure if you get that out in CA, but
it's a very good American IPA brewed in Mich. NB had to change the name after the threat of
legal action f...