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Posted in thread: CO2 injector/kegging newbie on 05-20-2011 at 05:53 PM
Thanks. Will go back to reading more in the meantime...
Posted in thread: CO2 injector/kegging newbie on 05-19-2011 at 02:47 PM
Thank you for your quick and informative response.As a follow-up to this, I was thinking about
buying a manual hand pump for the keg. It seems like a good idea, and I'm afraid that adding
CO2 from the...
Posted in thread: CO2 injector/kegging newbie on 05-16-2011 at 04:03 PM
Hello,I just bought all the necessary replacement parts to get my 3-gallon used keg
operational. Instead of using a CO2 tank, I bought an injector with cartridges. Because this is
the first time that ...
Posted in thread: Extreme attenuation, high ABV on 02-23-2011 at 03:32 PM
I marked my carboy at what seemed like the 5-gallon mark, but I eyeballed it based on the water
volume in my bottling bucket. That would explain why my past batches had skewed gravity
readings. The ga...
Posted in thread: Extreme attenuation, high ABV on 02-23-2011 at 03:16 PM
Thanks so much for that quick and enlightening response! I didn't add any more water after the
partial boil, which seems to be the culprit here. In the future, I'll use the OG posted on the
Posted in thread: Extreme attenuation, high ABV on 02-23-2011 at 02:28 PM
Hello,I recently bottled my latest batch and was somewhat confused by the numbers from my
pre-bottling readings. The recipe instructions said that I should expect a brew with an ABV of
just over 4% (N...
Posted in thread: Secondary issues on 02-10-2011 at 02:45 PM
Thank you for your thorough explanations! There were a lot of problems with that batch: the
hops were not loose in the kettle but rather in a tight bag, so the beer ended up bland, and
maybe I got the...
Posted in thread: Secondary issues on 02-04-2011 at 02:05 PM
Hi,I recently experimented with secondary fermentation for the first time. I figured that this
was another necessary step in the homebrewing learning process. I let the beer sit in my
Posted in thread: Star San in Bottle Rinser on 11-25-2010 at 09:25 PM
Hi Everyone, I recently bought two new products for my homebrewing arsenal: Star San and a
bottle rinser. I'm wondering, because Star San should be left for a minute in whatever is being
Posted in thread: Tight hop bag on 10-13-2010 at 06:03 PM
This is all good advice for future batches, but for this one? Should I make a tea out of the
hops I used and add it to my secondary? I tossed the bag away yesterday, but pulled it out
earlier today. I...