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Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 03:26 PM
Posted in thread: My Garage conversion to brewery on 11-19-2013 at 10:05 PM
Do your best to keep everything, and I mean EVERYTHING, out of your chiller/pump setup. A few
nylon bags for your hops/spices will save you worlds of hurt. Trust me...just...trust me.
Posted in thread: 3 FLoyds Zombie Dust attempt. Help/info requested on 11-06-2013 at 12:13 AM
First time having this beer tonight, as it's not available in NY (out of town in the Midwest on
business, was lucky enough to snag a 6-er). The only thing I can say is that there is
definitely some Am...
Posted in thread: Help. Losing my C02 somehow on 10-31-2013 at 06:54 PM
Dish soap and water will provide you with a little more bubblage to fully cover the
connections/parts to look for growing bubbles. Also, previous poster is correct, any noise at
all is bad. Regulators...
Posted in thread: Hopbursting, Hop stand, and bitterness on 10-23-2013 at 10:52 PM
Hops isomerize at temps above 170, but this is very tricky to calculate. I think Mitch Steele's
IPA book has some info on it, but you can definitely get significant bittering from hop
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest Ale yeast choice? on 10-18-2013 at 04:02 PM
If you want to do an ALE version of an Oktoberfest (which I do, for time purposes), you can use
US-04. I used Wyeast 1968 this year (the Fuller's strain), and it worked very well. It doesn't
Posted in thread: Plate Chiller In Ice Water? on 10-04-2013 at 08:02 PM
A better solution is to buy a submersible pump (like $15, Harbor Freight or Amazon) and use to
to run ice water through the plate chiller once your tap water has taken the wort down to the
Posted in thread: Belgian Dark Strong: 84F fermentation temp. What does this mean?! on 10-04-2013 at 07:47 PM
Belgians are all about the ester profile of the yeast, so with mine i typically pitch at 68 and
just let it ride up to 75 for the first 18 hours, then let it free ride as high as it likes.
Don't be af...
Posted in thread: Today's lesson learned while brewing. on 10-04-2013 at 07:44 PM
Clogs are a big one. EVERYTHING either needs to go in a bag or in some strainer. Especially if
you have a pump system. Trust me...just...trust me.
Posted in thread: Pitch Brett into sealed keg? on 08-15-2013 at 08:58 PM
Hi All,Looking to do my first brew with Brett. I want to do a Belgian golden strong that I'd
ferment all the way out with trappist high gravity first, then pitch brett brux. In the
interest of keeping...