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Posted in thread: Cold crashing problems and questions!!! on 04-09-2016 at 06:27 AM
So I've replied to this thread a while back and then kind of kept an eye on it over time;
fascinating debates on partial pressures and how various methods will affect gases in our
finished beer. I've ...
Posted in thread: 24 hour FWH steep? on 04-03-2016 at 06:17 PM
I don't think will do any harm. It won't bitter the beer more tham it should (the calculated
IBU). Don't have to worry about any aroma because you will boi that wort.That was my thinking.
I boiled it ...
Posted in thread: 24 hour FWH steep? on 04-02-2016 at 08:46 PM
Has anyone ever had first wort hops in the wort for 24 hours before boiling? A little
background:I switched over to first wort hopping about a year or two ago, and use this method
almost exclusively. ...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-06-2016 at 01:51 AM
Colonial porter sounds nice. AG
Posted in thread: I Quit Smoking on 02-24-2016 at 07:20 AM
I started smoking when I was 12 or 13. Smoked heavily until I was 36, the year my son was born.
I vowed that my son(s) would never see me smoking cigarettes. I quit when my first son was 6
Posted in thread: Cold crashing problems and questions!!! on 02-23-2016 at 06:04 AM
I've always pulled off the blow-off setup and popped on an airlock when primary activity is
mostly finished; then crash in a fridge when its time to keg. Haven't had any O2 or other
issues with this m...
Posted in thread: Smells like apple juice? on 08-21-2015 at 08:18 AM
If you haven't bottled yet, let it sit another week or so. If primary fermentation is finished,
sitting around on the cake at 70 won't hurt the beer (unless you have a very large volume in a
Posted in thread: Hard water maybe affecting my beer on 12-27-2014 at 08:59 PM
I had a similar conundrum a while back. All my beer tasted great except IPAs, which had an
overly harsh, soapy, stinging bitterness. I did some reading (danger!) and decided that maybe
it had to do wi...
Posted in thread: What's your profession? on 10-29-2014 at 07:07 AM
Posted in thread: too much bourbon in my vanilla porter? on 10-28-2014 at 06:55 AM
I'm not sure about the oak. I oaked 5 gal. of a rye beer a year ago with 2.5 oz of cubes for a
few weeks and it tasted woody. I'm going to experiment with oak again on an RIS later this
month. As for ...