Last Activity:11-15-2010 7:56 PM
Posted in thread: new nitro setup - no cascade and not a lot of head on 11-15-2010 at 08:00 PM
You could probably use a couple more points of carbonation for one. Do you have a Stout faucet
with the restriction plate in the nozzle? Is your nitrogen tank 100% nitrogen, or is it the
mix? If it's ...
Posted in thread: new nitro setup - no cascade and not a lot of head on 11-14-2010 at 01:49 PM
Good Morning:I was hoping that I could get some help troubleshooting my new nitrogen setup.
When I pour a glass of dry stout I am not getting the cascade effect and the foam head is not
nearly as thic...
Posted in thread: Need help with partial boil volume in fermentor on 01-24-2010 at 03:39 PM
Good day homebrewers!I have a quick question about a beer I will brewing today. I got the
recipe from brewing classic styles by Jamil and have a question about how much water to dilute
my wort in my f...
Posted in thread: First Brew report on 12-29-2009 at 03:22 PM
I am potentially in a similar situation. Under what circumstances is it acceptable to pitch
another batch of yeast?It depends on a lot of issues:What type of yeast did you use?Is this an
Posted in thread: Just Starting and want to do it right. on 12-29-2009 at 03:19 PM
generally, you want to get the temperature down to yeast pitching temps (under 75F) as quickly
as possible. This allows for an efficient cold break. Cold break protein left in the beer can
lead to chi...
Posted in thread: Had my first brew day yesterday on 12-28-2009 at 09:20 PM
Well, by adding water you are lowering the OG of your beer. It will be lower in alcohol,
however its still beer.Personally I wouldn't have tossed out wort. It's fermentable, through it
in your bucket....
Posted in thread: Random flat bottles on 12-28-2009 at 09:16 PM
I'm going to guess that the simplest solution is most probably the correct solution. So i will
say that if most of the bottles are carbed than the ones that are flat were either not capped
Posted in thread: My First Batch on 12-28-2009 at 09:10 PM
If your going to move it to the secondary I would still make sure that primary fermentation is
complete. A few days before you plan on racking the beer take a gravity sample. Then the next
day or the ...
Posted in thread: Random flat bottles on 12-28-2009 at 09:04 PM
I don't recall seeing how long it's been since bottling your beer. The minimum is 3 weeks at
70F and the bigger the beer (higher the OG) the longer it can take to carb. If you haven't
already check ou...
Posted in thread: Sediment in bottles? on 12-28-2009 at 09:00 PM
This is true, but was keeping it simple for an obvious new brewer.fixed original post.Cool
beans, just don't want to give anyone an idea of starting a "do i have to worry about autolysis