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  • Posted in thread: Danby w/ built in freezer on 06-02-2016 at 01:31 AM
    Does anyone have more knowledge on how easily the freezer is removed from one of these? Am I
    better off playing it safe and using the fridge only Danby that many others on this forum have
    appeared to ...

  • Posted in thread: should I do sour mash for Berliner weisse? on 06-02-2016 at 01:25 AM
    The sour mash probably wouldn't be necessary if you're using WLP630. If you haven't started
    yet, you might want to try the recipe and process listed on Milk The Funk for their Berliner

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting beer smells sweet -- should I be worried? on 06-02-2016 at 01:09 AM
    Are you brewing a hefeweizen? Which yeast did you use?

  • Posted in thread: Over carbed keg on 06-02-2016 at 01:07 AM
    Also burping 2-3 times a day, and a,little gas comes out. Will lettingit sit like this fix the
    problem?Keep venting it 2-3 times per day. Before the last vent of the day, pour a couple
    ounces to see i...

  • Posted in thread: Coco nibs in secondary fermentation on 06-02-2016 at 12:55 AM
    "Well, actually" ;)It's debatable, of course, but unless your stout is exceptionally clear
    going into the fermentor, there'll likely be quite a deep trub/yeast/detritus layer at the
    bottom post-primar...

  • Posted in thread: Coco nibs in secondary fermentation on 06-01-2016 at 12:40 AM
    Thank you! I will have to do that. Would that be to much exposure tho? With opening and
    shutting the carboy?It's really not that much exposure opening the carboy for a sample. You
    have already gotten ...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter in 64 oz growler on 05-26-2016 at 12:19 AM
    Here's the problem: His wort is 1.070, not 1.060 or less. So he does not have enough viable
    cells to direct-pitch.Yeah, I agree. I was writing my reply when he disclosed his target OG, so
    I didn't see...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter in 64 oz growler on 05-25-2016 at 01:05 AM
    If you're on Amazon (especially Prime) here's the jar I use for starters: may have the
    concave-up and down thing backwards, but you get what I mean...Thought this might be helpful
    for your concave vs...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter in 64 oz growler on 05-25-2016 at 12:55 AM
    I think the GigaYeast packets are ~200 billion viable cells. You could probably get away with
    directly pitching a fresh pack into 5 gallons of wort with an OG of 1.060 or less.I agree. If
    you're using...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone ever add coffee beans straight into bottled beer? on 05-12-2016 at 12:46 AM
    Depending on the intensity of coffee flavor you want, I would try 6 grams or .2 ounces of beans
    in a bottle. You should have the coffee flavor extracted in 18-24 hours. I'm basing the weights
    on using...