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Posted in thread: Kegging1st batch, got questions. on 12-07-2013 at 03:33 PM
It needs to stay connected until fully carbed. Until the carbonation level stabilizes as per
the vol/psi chart the great shandini posted, you will be continuously adding more CO2 to the
keg. As the be...
Posted in thread: What Temps are TOO Low to Ferment? on 12-07-2013 at 03:39 AM
I can echo Ster's experience. The stout that's currently in my glass lived in a 58 degree
basement and it fermented quite vigorously.
Posted in thread: Pretty Excited About Kegging on 12-06-2013 at 11:46 PM
Ok, so a lot of awesome information has been shared here. I guess I have a question or two: 1.
My beers have been in secondary since Monday morning. Are you saying it's ok to put them in
kegs this wee...
Posted in thread: Pretty Excited About Kegging on 12-06-2013 at 03:37 PM
Letting it sit is only necessary if it's a big beer or if you had a suboptimal fermentation and
need to let some off flavors age out. You also don't really need the secondary unless you're
Posted in thread: Pretty Excited About Kegging on 12-06-2013 at 01:48 PM
You should be excited about kegging; kegging is awesome.
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Bootlegger Busted! on 12-06-2013 at 01:28 PM
Much of the hype is inevitable due to the rarity. I also think the rarity is the bigger cause
of the bootlegging and price gouging. Look at what happens with first runs of new game
consoles, iPhones, ...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Bootlegger Busted! on 12-06-2013 at 03:55 AM
please elaborate on the Lawsons and Hill Farmstead..are these brewerys?Yeah, Hill Farmstead
Brewery and Lawson's Finest Liquids. They're both very small, low volume. Lawson mostly does
custom recipe b...
Posted in thread: Starting small, need advice. on 12-06-2013 at 01:56 AM
I wouldn't bother with 3 gallon batches. Since you'll be starting with kits, the cost will be
the same and the amount of work will be the same for 3 gallons or 5 gallons. If you aren't
happy with a ba...
Posted in thread: just getting started in Cincy. on 12-05-2013 at 10:37 PM
Is there a huge difference in fermenting in pails vs glass carboys? I can get food grade
plastic pails for free that had food items in them. would those be acceptable?I have a mixture
of glass carboys...
Posted in thread: Ready by cristmas??? on 12-05-2013 at 10:30 PM
If you pitched enough good healthy yeast and keep your ferm temps under control, you should be
fine to package by the 19th or 20th. Rely on your hydrometer to be sure, but that's usually
plenty of tim...