Last Activity:04-19-2013 10:15 PM
Posted in thread: How fast should pressure drop? on 04-18-2013 at 10:25 PM
Assuming no leaks...If I hit about 5 gallons of uncarbonated water with 18-20psi for a couple
minutes, and then shut the CO2 off - how long should it take the water to absorb the
Posted in thread: IBU too high? on 03-22-2013 at 02:06 AM
Oh my, I'm cracking up over here.This wasn't a Bavarian Wheat kit, Bavarian wheat LME is all
they had left in stock and he picked some ingredients that he thought would go well with it, so
yeah, it wa...
Posted in thread: IBU too high? on 03-22-2013 at 12:55 AM
I went to my LBHS to pick up some ingredients for my next brew, and I asked the employee for
recommendations as I'm not at the point of being able to pick and choose for myself.Anyhow, I
ended up gett...
Posted in thread: Tubing Mismatch? on 03-20-2013 at 02:18 PM
I'm part-way through yet another tank of CO2 attempting to find a leak in my rig, and I was
wondering if a tubing mismatch could cause a leak. The tubing that was used for the gas line in
my setup is ...
Posted in thread: Gas/Liquid Bolts on 07-27-2012 at 11:29 AM
So this my first time kegging, and I did not realize the bolts for the Gas/Liquid side were
different, and I uh, switched.I seemed to put two gas on one keg, and two liquid on the other.
The one with ...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Purge? on 07-26-2012 at 01:07 AM
OK, now I'm not sure what's going on.You ever stick your head into your fermentation chamber a
take a big whiff and get that big burning sensation in your nose?Well, I'm getting that when I
stick my h...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Purge? on 07-25-2012 at 07:27 PM
The less headroom you have in the keg, the less co2 will be purged.That makes sense.I called my
wife during lunch and she said the keezer reeked off beer and she got dizzy when she stuck her
head in t...
Posted in thread: Oxygen Purge? on 07-25-2012 at 01:58 PM
I'm not even sure if I did this right as this is my first time kegging.I have a regulator going
into a manifold dispersed into two kegs. I set the PSI to 30 for force carbing, but then read
Posted in thread: Guide to set internal chest freezer thermostat to >32F; Eliminate external control on 07-23-2012 at 11:12 AM
I just took my first stab at this last night, and have my keezer reading at 28 (according to
this aquarium thermometer in a 2L at the bottom of the keezer) but the water is not frozen.
It's not even f...
Posted in thread: Adjustments for full boils with hopped extract? on 06-21-2012 at 03:29 AM
I was in a pinch and had to purchase a kit (5 gallon batch) from the local shop. The directions
for the kit have a 30 minute partial boil with:3.3 lbs Muntons hopped amber LME2 lbs Briess
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