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    ABOUT ME

  • Southeast Louisiana
  • Work,beer
  • Accountant
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  • The Gong Show, Becker, CSI, Frasier, Seinfeld
  • Wife got me interested. Did 3-4 kits, then went all grain. All S/S setup.
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  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 10-01-2014 at 01:55 PM
    I had a problem with some New Belgium bottles. The bottles were shorter than the standard 12
    ounce. To crimp the cap the vertical column would be forced to a forward angle. I used a 3/16"
    thick piece ...

  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 09-30-2014 at 04:03 PM
    Bolt it to a board that can be clamped down to the table/counter you are capping on.It is
    bolted down to a board - thick, heavy, very sturdy board.The vertical post leans forward on the
    downstroke and...

  • Posted in thread: Super Agata - problems on 09-30-2014 at 03:44 PM
    My capper leans forward when I cap bottles (12 oz.) and makes the bottle cap seat
    unevenly.Anyone else have this problem ?If so, any fixes ?Considered pushing back on the top of
    the bar that houses th...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-28-2014 at 11:21 PM
    Gelatin works better in cold beer because proteins clump together in cold beer (chill haze),
    thus being easier to get and the weight of the clumps makes it fall easier to the bottom. It's
    like trying ...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-27-2014 at 12:13 AM
    Use this process, it works:Bertus Brewery Clearing BeerThanks. I read that before, but read it
    more slowly this time and do see where adding the gelatin mixture to super-cold beer works the
    best. Than...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-26-2014 at 02:39 PM
    How much gelatin are you guys adding, in how much water?I use 1 gram per gallon of beer in
    about 350 ml. of water.Boil water in Erlenmeyer flask with stir bar, let it cool down to 150 F,
    add gelatin a...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-26-2014 at 02:10 PM
    Thanks to all for the responses.Brewing on Monday, and will cold crash to 35F for 2 days, then
    add gelatin.I also pull a sample in a 12" glass graduated cylinder to monitor how the
    clarification proce...

  • Posted in thread: Beating a dead horse - gelatin on 09-26-2014 at 01:20 AM
    Brewing for 12+ years, and for the last 11 have used gelatin.I add gelatin to 65F beer, then
    crash to 35FIn 6 weeks or so, the beer is brilliant, ready to keg and force carbonate.Reading
    now many add ...

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin - addition to ??? on 07-19-2014 at 02:58 PM
    Been 9 days in brite tank with gelatin, and the sample I pulled in a glass graduated cylinder
    looks extremely clear. Will let go for a total of 14 days, then keg. I think the 6 weeks in the
    brite tank...

  • Posted in thread: Gelatin - addition to ??? on 07-10-2014 at 06:50 PM
    I have let in fermenter after crashing/gelatin for 6 weeks and after that time, the beer is
    brilliant.I have not done any "session" beers, so most of mine are 5++ % alcohol, so I believe
    the 6 weeks i...

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