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  • Posted in thread: Getting Frustrated with Beersmith on 01-23-2017 at 12:53 PM
    When trying to dial in Brewsmith the most important idea is that when you are done brewing a
    batch some of the numbers are actual "fixed" measurements for this actual used X
    lbs grain, X g...

  • Posted in thread: Keg foaming on 01-23-2017 at 11:48 AM
    I am using this same calculation. (1 foot per 1 psi for 3/16 i.d. tubing) however you can
    gently vent the keg and dispense at 4-5 psi for your current tubing length but you'll have to
    increase it back...

  • Posted in thread: Broken bottle on 01-15-2017 at 04:21 PM
    Could just be a weak bottle. Are the others overcarbed?

  • Posted in thread: Moldy coney kegs on 12-28-2016 at 02:19 PM
    I bought a corny with some mold in it. Removed the posts and dip tube. I soaked it all in oxy
    and phosphate free cleaner overnight. It looked good. Rinsed then soaked it all overnight in
    star san. Fil...

  • Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 09-16-2016 at 05:02 AM
    Looks delicious!

  • Posted in thread: No fermentation again and again on 09-02-2016 at 05:52 PM
    Chickypad, I'm sorry but it looks increasingly like my problems relate to mis-use of the
    refractometer. What I thought was 1.080/1.060 when I enter in the brewersfriend Brix calculator
    comes out as 1....

  • Posted in thread: Would you use Beano? on 09-01-2016 at 05:08 AM
    I have used beano to dry out a sweet beer. I crushed and added them. I don't remember how many.
    I think two. Within a day the air lock started chugging. I monitored the gravity daily. When it
    hit the ...

  • Posted in thread: Can I salvage this (urgent) on 08-24-2016 at 08:44 PM
    Campden tablets can be used to drive off chlorine and related chemicals from municipal water
    treatment to prevent off flavors. Some say bandaid like chlorophenols.If these chemicals are in
    your water ...

  • Posted in thread: Kentucky Common and Souring on 07-17-2016 at 06:01 PM
    here is a link to an excellent research article pdf file on Kentuck common which is
    historically not a sour beer...

  • Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 07-06-2016 at 09:20 PM
    Summer Citra Cerveza Version 3.0Recipe Type: All GrainYeast: Coopers dry yeastYeast Starter:
    None, I even dry pitch (I know rehydrate yada yada.)Batch Size (Gallons): 5Original Gravity:
    1.049Final Gra...

Primary: hopes and dreams Kegged: Summer Citra Cerveza, Summer Haze IPA, Kentucky Common Bottled: Amber Ale Future: Belgian something Long life-quick death-cold beer.