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Posted in thread: Using the same fermenter different yeasts on 10-24-2014 at 10:15 PM
Hey all:So, like many homebrewers I use a 6.5 gallon carboy for primary fermentation.After
primary fermentation I clean with PBW and sanitize with bleachwater then store with some
starsan.Maybe this i...
Posted in thread: Kegerator/Keezer build for 2 sixth barrels on 05-29-2013 at 10:08 PM
My neighbor has 6 kegs in his kegerator (upright fridge with top freezer). So space is not an
issue in those.I think you should convert a chest freezer. The sixth barrels are larger than
cornies, but ...
Posted in thread: it's finally time: building a keezer (questions) on 05-29-2013 at 09:58 PM
I have a Magic Chef 7 cu ft freezer and it fits 4 ball lock cornies in the deep floor. Then
where the motor is the floor is higher and that's where I keep my 5lb co2.You need a Johnson
Posted in thread: Wrong grain..or oopsaweizen on 05-10-2013 at 09:53 PM
It'll be interesting. Probably the number 1 taste component in a Hefe is the yeast. The cleaner
1056 yeast will make it clear like a Crystal Hefe. This will give you a good feel for different
Posted in thread: Brewing Catastrophe Last Night on 05-07-2013 at 10:28 PM
I have never broken one, but fear it greatly. Spend a little extra and get a Beer Hauler. Set
of straps with handles that allows you to move the 50lb carboys with finesse...even on concrete
Posted in thread: No foam on yeast starter on 01-21-2013 at 09:38 PM
I've been doing starters for years and found it rare to see krausen.One visual way to tell if
it is working is to turn off the stirplate and view the white layer at the bottom of the flask.
Is there m...
Posted in thread: Mashtun amount! Help! on 01-21-2013 at 05:45 PM
Buy brewing software to solve for exact volumes needed. I use Beersmith, others are out there.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on decoction on 01-17-2013 at 09:00 PM
I tend to use decoctions for old/ancient recipes. It makes me feel like an oldtime brewmaster
:-)I will say that although it may not be needed, there are obvious changes that occur which
make me feel ...
Posted in thread: My beers always turn out darker on 01-17-2013 at 08:49 PM
If your water is like mine and has a high PH (7.2 or so in my case) then you may be
experiencing this problem like me.I now add 1/4 lb of acidulated malt to all my brews to reduce
the PH of the mash i...
Posted in thread: Wanted: DFH Raison D'etre All Grain Recipe on 01-17-2013 at 08:33 PM
I'm interested too and am ready to try this maybe this weekend.I converted to allgrain and was
searching to see if others have done it. Each clone recipe I saw had a full oz of big hops
(Warrior or ot...