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Posted in thread: Adding flavors to keg - 1.040 FG Stout on 12-29-2014 at 12:08 AM
Just an update for those who replied, the lhbs suggested high gravity yeast (wlp099), they
suspected that it went from 1.100 to 1.040, there could have been too much alcohol that put the
yeast to slee...
Posted in thread: Salty taste on 12-29-2014 at 12:01 AM
Has anyone else tasted your brews? Do they come to the same conclusion?The only thing I can
think of, solicit the advice of local Brewers and the lhbs. They can help immensely by joining
you on a brew...
Posted in thread: Two Pumps - What do you use it for? Setup Questions. on 12-28-2014 at 06:34 PM
Christmas was great for me this year! I got two Chugger SS pumps. Family members didn't
communicate to each other who was getting what. :rockin:SWMBO thinks I don't need both but I
heartily disagree! ...
Posted in thread: Adding flavors to keg - 1.040 FG Stout on 11-16-2014 at 08:11 PM
So my 10 gal stout is ready to keg, despite the high FG. I was attempting an imperial stout
with melted bittersweet chocolate added at the start of the boil. However, using a new mash
tun, I didn't ha...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in keg on 09-13-2014 at 05:52 PM
Just kicked the kegs... the beer that was dry hopped at room temperature had a pronounced and
smoother flavor/aroma. The one that was dry hopped as it chilled, the same flavor/aroma was
there but mute...
Posted in thread: Need help with lager not fermenting on 08-23-2014 at 05:10 PM
Glad it didn't turn out to a loss! Let us know how it turns out :tank:
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in keg on 08-22-2014 at 08:51 PM
I'm trying that experiment right now. I brewed a 10 gallon, one keg is dry hopped at room temp
for 3 days and the 2nd keg will be dry hopped and chilled. I read in the "for the love of hops"
book, it ...
Posted in thread: Salty taste on 08-21-2014 at 12:29 AM
Try a different pot altogether. I don't use kitchenware that I use to cook in brewing.
Specifically, a vegetable steamer would have salt in the water to impart flavor to the
vegetables. It's highly un...
Posted in thread: Need help with lager not fermenting on 08-19-2014 at 11:56 PM
So your fermenter only has 3.5 gal of wort? You didn't top off?
Posted in thread: Fast fermenting yeast on 08-19-2014 at 09:29 PM
I always had great fermentation times with the Pacman yeast. The fastest time I had was 3 days.
Just make sure you aerate it pretty good, it should take 3 to 4 days, then you can rack to a