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Posted in thread: piece of gravel found in tap faucet on 11-06-2015 at 10:30 PM
Sure its gravel and not beer stone?
Posted in thread: carbonation issues on 10-09-2015 at 06:49 PM
darkshardx- "Mash was within 5 of 154F by submerged thermometer probe"Within 5? Get a better
thermometer so you can hit a target mash temp. 149 compared to 159...very different beers. 149
will finish ...
Posted in thread: Mash temperature screw up on 10-02-2015 at 05:33 AM
I have used the glass type themometer and found them slow to react. I tried to add heat to my
BIAB mash and I would over shoot every time. I switched to an inexpensive metal stem dial
thermometer and ...
Posted in thread: Mash temperature screw up on 10-01-2015 at 07:09 AM
I'm guessing you used a glass candy type thermometer?
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest lager help??? on 09-28-2015 at 07:21 PM
What is the current gravity? Taste and smell for butterscotch. Letting it warm up may help the
yeast clean it up the diacetyl and drop to your expected gravity. After that rack off the yeast
cake for ...
Posted in thread: Brew day but no Yeast! on 09-15-2015 at 07:30 AM
I'm not afraid to let you try it. Keeping it cold should prevent wild fermentation. Let us know
how it comes out. Oh and while your at it buy a extra packet of dry yeast for last minute
Posted in thread: How long does it generally take for a beer to carbonate in the bottle? on 08-13-2015 at 05:04 PM
I'm not sure if the plastic bottle test is that good? I re-yeasts and put sugar in all the
bottles for a 10 gal batch that never carbonated and used a small plastic water bottle as a
tester. It seemed...
Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 08-11-2015 at 05:29 PM
I have found the addition of fruit gives it a drier finish with the fruity aroma. The mango
sounds like an excellant summer beer!
Posted in thread: Are there any temp tolerant yeast strains out there? on 08-06-2015 at 04:48 AM
I want to try Cooper's, but can't find it in stock anywhere. Midwest Supply is going to notify
me when they get more in.Adventures in Homebrewing usually has it in stock. They list it at
Posted in thread: Soda Stream to Carbonate Beer? on 08-04-2015 at 06:16 AM
Fill the bottle about 60% full of cold flat beer. Add a small burst of co2...wait until the
beer settles. Repeat 4 or 5 times. I do this on kegging day to enjoy a sample. If you follow