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Posted in thread: Keg will not carb on 03-09-2013 at 08:27 PM
I made a pale ale and it has been on gas for 6 weeks (force carb) and it WILL NOT CARB!!!!!I
have a 5 manifold gas distribution system and it is getting gas, because when I pour, it comes
out with the...
Posted in thread: Question on high FG on 01-21-2013 at 05:37 PM
generaly higher mash temp = higher final gravity, but that's not always the case. For example,
a 60 minute mash at 145 will probably be less fermentable than a 60 minute at 150. See here for
Posted in thread: Question on high FG on 01-21-2013 at 04:17 PM
I'm assuming same mash temp on both batches? I had an issue with low FG on a couple batches,
problem ended up being my thermometer was off 5 degrees. Not sure what happened to the
thermometer but i've...
Posted in thread: Question on high FG on 01-21-2013 at 04:15 PM
Compare this batch with the last batch.Was the malt from the same lot? There can be differences
lot to lot. -No, I just moved states and this was my first brew in my new locationWas the mash
Posted in thread: Question on high FG on 01-21-2013 at 02:28 PM
I brewed a Rye IPA a few weeks ago and I was hoping to get some thoughts on why my FG finished
high.Here is the recipe:10# 2 Row Pils2# Rye2# Vienna12 oz. Crystal 60L4 oz. Flaked Barley4oz.
Posted in thread: Noob- don't want to kill myself on 09-07-2012 at 10:48 PM
Doing all-grain would be difficult. Partial mashes and partial boils are quite possible. You'll
probably have to keep the kettle mostly covered until it starts boiling.Why would all grain be
Posted in thread: Noob- don't want to kill myself on 09-07-2012 at 08:31 PM
Hey all - I have been brewing for the last 7 years but all on a propane burner.I only make 5g
batches.I have recently moved from my country house in CT to the exciting apartment city life
Posted in thread: Worst Homebrew Disaster on 06-25-2012 at 04:02 PM
well nothing as spectacular as yours. but i had a drunk friend shove a #7 stopper ALL the way
inside a glass carboy. its now sitting at the bottom of the carboy. cant figure out how to get
it out with...
Posted in thread: Issue with Dry-Hopping in-keg on 06-20-2012 at 05:39 PM
Just a technique I use for dry hopping: I tie a piece of dental floss to the bag that I drop in
the keg - and I tie the other end to the gas/liquid out post and seal like normal. I let it
hang a few i...
Posted in thread: What would you pay..... on 05-11-2012 at 07:10 PM
thanks guys - I had someone offer me $10/ea yesterday - so i guess that is in the ball park! I
appreciate the feedback!!!