Last Activity:08-01-2013 3:45 PM
Posted in thread: infection? on 07-15-2013 at 10:31 AM
It's been in barrel for weeks now. Probably won't be producing more c02 now. Still unsure to
risk it or not with it being for someone's wedding. Bland slightly butterscotch golden ale or
maybe under c...
Posted in thread: infection? on 07-13-2013 at 03:24 PM
Do you think opening the barrel will oxidize the beer too much and it will loose too much
condition if not being served until next sat?
Posted in thread: infection? on 07-13-2013 at 01:21 PM
50 grams of loose leaf cascades in a muslin bag? Quite high pressure in the pressure barrel at
the moment and is a budget barrel so can't add any c02 again once opened. This should be ok?
Posted in thread: infection? on 07-13-2013 at 12:26 PM
Dry hop in the barrel now ready for next Sat?? Or just sell it to them as butter beer????
Posted in thread: infection? on 07-13-2013 at 11:53 AM
Hi guys.I recently tasted this beer from the pressure barrel and it seems a little diacetyl
heavy. The beer is for a wedding in 6 days. Do I have any chance of clearing this up? Any help
would be appr...
Posted in thread: infection? on 06-13-2013 at 01:28 PM
Thanks I needed to be told to chill out. Hopefully the house keeps a good temp because there
isn't room in the chamber at the moment. In other news it's time to rack the cask ready for
when I get back...
Posted in thread: infection? on 06-13-2013 at 01:13 PM
It does seem a little bit funky to me. Here it is now. It might just be that the yeast is
taking its time but it does smell s little funky too. Does this look normal now? Or am I going
a little crazy ...
Posted in thread: infection? on 06-13-2013 at 12:23 PM
Thanks. Looks like the yeast is finally getting to work now. I must stop opening it to see how
it is getting on or there will definitely be problems. I'm away on holiday for a week now so
Posted in thread: infection? on 06-13-2013 at 10:03 AM
Morning.I added yeast to this ipa about 24 hours ago and it is a little delayed in starting,
however checking now I see these fluffy things on top. Looks a little like the trub that was in
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Idea/build - Help on 05-28-2013 at 12:41 PM
I ended up using an STC1000 from ebay to control an under the counter fridge and a tube heater.
I didn't extend the space at all with this as my FV just fit in. I do plan to extend it in the