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    ABOUT ME

  • Hiking,brewing,collecting palms
  • Retired school teacher
  • Country-Western
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  • Wai
  • Hawaii

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  • Posted in thread: Lagering on 02-20-2017 at 07:05 AM
    Most of the kits that are sold w/names of lagers have ale yeast in them.

  • Posted in thread: Huge fermentation...then very very little on 02-20-2017 at 07:03 AM
    My first 2 batches actively bubbled for 2 weeks. I brewed an Imperial IPA (extract) last week.
    Massive fermentation almost IMMEDIATELY (I had to swap out my air lock for a blow off tube
    because the Kr...

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question on 02-20-2017 at 06:59 AM
    Only once before I bottled. With a one gallon batch I didn't want to waste a bottle or two with
    testing.How can you be sure it was done? Short fementation and only one reading could mean your
    yeast wa...

  • Posted in thread: Fermentation finished, can I wait a week? on 02-19-2017 at 12:19 AM
    I let most of mine sit for 4 weeks. I get pretty clear bier w/o cold crashing.

  • Posted in thread: A lesson in bottle washing... on 02-19-2017 at 12:06 AM
    This. And I also notice some of my more hoppy beers leave a haze in the bottle that won't rinse
    off, but an Oxi-clean soak takes care of it.I also use Oxi-clean but later to remove the labels
    So I gue...

  • Posted in thread: A lesson in bottle washing... on 02-19-2017 at 12:04 AM
    I'm not entirely convinced that just rinsing will do the trick. I get a little bit of brown
    flakes when I wash my bottles. Having a few clear ones has let me see that this is from the top
    of the bottl...

  • Posted in thread: 4 months in... on 02-18-2017 at 11:59 PM
    I went from 5 gallons of beer brewed with 3 vessels and packaged in 50+ bottles, to 2.5 gallons
    brewed in 1 vessel and packaged in one 2.5 gallon keg. The classic homebrew books and forum
    wisdom can b...

  • Posted in thread: Dumb question on 02-18-2017 at 11:51 PM
    How many times did you check your FG? I don't care what yeast I use I let my biers ferment for
    4 weeks just to be sure.

  • Posted in thread: BIAB w/ cooler on 02-16-2017 at 08:07 AM
    I added a cheap valve to my cooler and a 90 degree elbow. The only other item (besides the bag)
    is a double piece of aluminum foil I lay over the mash before I put the lid on. Works great,
    mash temp s...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB w/ cooler on 02-16-2017 at 08:05 AM
    it's also not biab with a 10 gallon cooler, it's just normal. (you are just using a bag instead
    of a false bottom)If he's using a bag why is it not BIAB?also, I would not trust the plastic on
    the stoc...

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