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Posted in thread: Penrose Kettle - Thermometer and sight gauge location on 06-11-2011 at 10:02 PM
Just curious if you ever mocked anything up, or have pictures of what you finally went
with.I've got a standard Penrose kettle with no customizations, but I'm thinking about getting
another one, and I...
Posted in thread: Help using a diffusion stone on 12-27-2010 at 04:17 PM
Actually they may not really have them...read these threads.There's been an issue with a
recall/discontinuation of the ones we have been using and nothing really has hit the market.
The threadings are...
Posted in thread: Help using a diffusion stone on 12-27-2010 at 03:20 PM
I recently purchased a diffusion stone (Here's the one I got from Austin Home Brew).I also
purchased a couple bernzomatic oxygen canisters from Home Depot.Now I'm trying to figure out
how to attach th...
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 12-17-2010 at 12:57 AM
After letting it go a bit longer in the secondary than I intended, I bottled my first batch
tonight. It finished at 1.028, so still pretty high. The sample I tasted was a little thin,
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 12-06-2010 at 08:09 PM
Im also going to gently stir the bottom of the carboy tonight, try and get the yeast back in
suspension, then I'll try the yeast starter later this week. I'll keep this updated.I also
tried the swirli...
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 12-06-2010 at 03:58 PM
An update:I made a yeast starter (100 G of amber DME, 1L of water boiled for 15 minutes, then
cooled) with Wyeast 1945 NB NeoBritannia and dumped that into my secondary.After 24 hours of
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 11-29-2010 at 10:06 PM
I couldn't say what went wrong, or if anything really went wrong. Usually the culprit on a
heavy beer like a stout is lack of aeration, assuming you went with dry yeast (I say this
because lack of a s...
Posted in thread: has anyone tried the brewers best oatmeal stout kit on 11-27-2010 at 03:00 AM
I've tried everything that I know do to Inc stirring, yeast energizer, even repitching on batch
1. That's why I wanted to see if anyone has had success with one.I steeped at 162 because
that's what th...