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Posted in thread: bourbon that had oak cubes in it on 04-21-2016 at 04:31 AM
If I don't dump the whiskey along with the oak into the brew, I drink it. Never met a bourbon
that didn't improve with some oak.
Posted in thread: blowoff tube instead of airlock inside fermentation chamber? on 03-10-2016 at 06:18 AM
NO. For the starter we decant the beer from the yeast and no not care for the oxygen levels.
Using this method for a beer to drink will ensure that the beer is oxidized completely.And what
method do y...
Posted in thread: Yeast Harvested from Blowoff? on 03-10-2016 at 06:00 AM
If the yeast was diluted with a significant amount of sanitizer I wouldn't think it would be
very viable. If you used sterile water in a sealed blow off container fitted with an air lock
I'd expect it...
Posted in thread: What's your favorite glass? on 03-10-2016 at 05:38 AM
I'll take the bottomless glass every time!
Posted in thread: Official Pitched Stir Bar Count on 03-10-2016 at 05:29 AM
As I was preparing to make a starter, I couldn't find my stir bar. I figured I had poured it
into the fermenter with the previous starter. I didn't want to disturb the beer trying to
retrieve it, so I...
Posted in thread: blowoff tube instead of airlock inside fermentation chamber? on 03-10-2016 at 05:13 AM
Just cover the top of your carboy with a piece of sanitized aluminum foil. If it's good enough
for making a starter it's fine for a fermenter.
Posted in thread: Bitterness Perception on 03-10-2016 at 05:09 AM
If you prefer a sharper bitterness you might make an early kettle addition that equals as much
as 1/3 of your total desired IBUs, depending on the hop variety. Conventional wisdom tells us
that hops w...
Posted in thread: Plastic vs stainless on 03-06-2016 at 05:09 AM
I've been using a couple of Bigmouth Bubblers for a year or so and love them with the exception
of the indentations which make them hard to clean. There is a similar produce that came out
Posted in thread: How long to wait before capping bottles? on 03-01-2016 at 05:23 AM
After filling a bottle shall I cap it...Straight away?After a few minutes?Or right at the end
when they've all been filled?When I bottled, I filled all of the bottles, laying a cap on top
of each one ...
Posted in thread: rising temps on 03-01-2016 at 05:06 AM
Search the forums for, "swamp cooler". You'll find a lot of info on a really simple and
inexpensive way to lower fermentation temperatures.