Last Activity:07-10-2014 10:57 AM
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Posted in thread: Fast force carbonate at room temperature with no shaking? on 07-10-2014 at 05:20 PM
Huh. I've read multiple times on here that the rapid introduction of acid when force carbing
takes a while to blend with the blend with the the flavor of the beer. I've read for this
reason, whether y...
Posted in thread: Fast force carbonate at room temperature with no shaking? on 07-10-2014 at 04:36 PM
You guys are correct, my way is more complicated, but... my method will end up with better
beer, right? I mean, your recommended method will definitely leave me with a carbonic acid off
flavor on day ...
Posted in thread: Fast force carbonate at room temperature with no shaking? on 07-10-2014 at 11:30 AM
Day 1-6: Fermentation completesDay 7: Put on CO2 at 60psi to carbonateDay 9: Remove C02Day
11:Cold CrashDay 12: Transfer into second keg that already has some gelatin finnings in itDay
14: Fill up a s...
Posted in thread: Brewing a "traditional" IPA on 07-02-2014 at 02:54 PM
Do yourself a favor and don't age it for 5 months. It'll lose a lot of the hop character.
Posted in thread: Well don't I feel like a bonehead... on 07-01-2014 at 09:22 PM
You probably won't notice much, if any difference.
Posted in thread: Broke a Carboy Today. on 06-26-2014 at 04:37 PM
Hasn't anyone heard of plastic milk crates?
Posted in thread: using a trash bag on my primary on 06-09-2014 at 05:03 PM
You're not getting it. 64 would be the coldest for my yeast. Yeast has a temp range that I pay
attention to. 64 was not going to do much more or less than 66 would. I've fermented on the
coldest end a...
Posted in thread: using a trash bag on my primary on 06-09-2014 at 12:20 PM
That is incorrect. I've fermented at the correct temperature and had a great deal of blowoff. I
had 1 gallon in a 2 gallon bucket and still had blow off. My yeast temp range was 64-72 and I
Posted in thread: using a trash bag on my primary on 06-09-2014 at 11:00 AM
If you are able to secure the trash bag with a few rubber bands, that will help it be more
secure. You don't want it too tight like you said but if you just get a few rubber bands that
are loose enoug...
Posted in thread: Dry German ale yeast on 06-05-2014 at 06:54 PM
As far as I know there is no German dry yeast, though that doesn't mean that none exists.I'd
just use US-05 and call it good.