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Posted in thread: Any Black and Tan lovers here? on 03-13-2013 at 09:00 PM
Odd I was under the impression it was because Guiness had Nitrogen and the Harp was CO2 that
caused the separation. So it just has to be stout and pale?
Posted in thread: How to keep fermentor cool? on 03-13-2013 at 08:57 PM
I bought a used fridge (midsize) off Craigslist and a temp controller from the HB store. $120
temp is spot on.
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 03-11-2013 at 06:34 PM
Made this cider up sat night using notty yeast at 65* and today i noticed this funk on top of
the cider. Since I normally brew beer in a conical I never get to see the fluid during
fermentation. I hav...
Posted in thread: all grain to extract conversion on 02-04-2013 at 09:27 PM
I am kind of in the same boat as you. I know there are a few links that show the actual
conversion but I bought a license to BeerSmith and it does the conversion easily. The issue I
have, I find a gre...
Posted in thread: Temp fluctuation during fermentation? on 01-30-2013 at 03:33 PM
First few days are most important for fermenting temperatures. Depending on the strain, it may
have some off flavors as 73 ambient is putting the internal temp pretty high. For the first 2
years of my...
Posted in thread: Mineral taste, need help. on 01-29-2013 at 03:51 PM
The part about pitching yeast when the side of the pot is cool to the touch is a concern to me.
You really need to get a decent thermometer and pitch when the entire wort is near 70F. I can
Posted in thread: Fizzy Yellow Beer on 01-17-2013 at 09:47 PM
I am definitely a noob to this and still do extract, but I purchased BeerSmith and added this
recipe. I converted to extract and it just says use Pale Liquid Malt extract in place of the
Viena and Pil...
Posted in thread: Brown Ale on 01-08-2013 at 04:30 PM
While I am still messing with simple brews, I read many recipes that say 8oz (5gal batch) of
maltodextrine can really improve mouth feel.
Posted in thread: First brew questions! on 11-12-2012 at 08:23 PM
You can strain it as I read some do it to help oxygenate the wort prior to adding yeast. It
won't ruin it, just avoid it when it's time to keg/bottle.
Posted in thread: Firestone Kegs on 10-25-2012 at 01:24 AM
I have a few Firstone Kegs, atleast that's what the bottom of the keg says, that need their
posts replaced. I created a socket to fit the posts but one was too tight after cleaning and I
ended up brea...