Last Activity:11-28-2013 9:59 PM
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Posted in thread: When to call a failed carbonation? on 07-24-2013 at 09:30 PM
show me a beer that is flat at 4 months and perfectly carbed at 12 and i'll eat my hat.Perhaps
its semantics, but the OP said it is "still not very carbed" and has "almost no carb" - not
Posted in thread: Introducing Brewtoad on 05-23-2013 at 03:42 PM
I can't figure out how to change a previous brew date on a recipe after I made changes to the
recipe and brewed again. Not a biggie but kinda buggin me.Yeah, this is something that I also
noted (I thi...
Posted in thread: Adding additional yeast before bottling on 05-23-2013 at 03:27 PM
I'm not much of an expert, but for what its worth I do agree that 14 days at 40 degrees plus a
fining agent is an extreme cold crash, and may be removing so much yeast that is a factor
affecting your ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Washing Illustrated on 05-23-2013 at 03:21 PM
Apologies if this has been asked / answered in this long thread, but I wonder why all the yeast
washing articles, videos, etc. always use boiling in hot water as the preferred method of
Posted in thread: Introducing Brewtoad on 05-23-2013 at 03:07 PM
Another Hopville import who agrees with the prior comments - I really like this brewing
software, but miss the feature that allowed me to compare calculated gravities to actual,
measured OG and FG. Al...
Posted in thread: Dead Guy Clone (Extract & AG- see note) on 05-16-2013 at 09:45 PM
My LHBS does not carry Pacman, so I'm curious if there is a consensus recommendation as to an
alternate yeast for this beer (I know, it is highly unlikely there is a "consensus" anything
when it comes...
Posted in thread: Going all grain. on 04-18-2013 at 03:54 PM
I think probably the most common practice is to go to batch sparging in a converted cooler.
That's what I did. There are tons of guides here and elsewhere. Here's a pretty good summary of
what you nee...
Posted in thread: Astringent/Chemical off-flavor - is it my water? on 04-17-2013 at 05:25 PM
Skip the Camden and go straight to RO. It made a huge improvement in my beers.are you
controlling fermentation temps?I appreciate all the advice in this thread. One of my favorite
brewing blogs (Mad F...
Posted in thread: Astringent/Chemical off-flavor - is it my water? on 04-16-2013 at 03:17 PM
Thanks everyone for the helpful replies. It is sometimes funny how I've seemingly put so much
into this hobby (time and $$), and still am making what seems like very basic mistakes. I will
try the cam...
Posted in thread: Astringent/Chemical off-flavor - is it my water? on 04-15-2013 at 04:03 PM
I've noticed a chemically, astringent kind of off flavor in most of my beers, especially
noticeable in my pale ale and other lighter beers (but it is present in the darker beers as
well). At first I t...