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Posted in thread: Blackberry Mead (Melomel) on 08-13-2012 at 04:54 PM
I was going to wait to post this, but judging from the success at a recent NYE party I thought
it would be better sooner than later.Yeast: Lalvin K1-V1116 Yeast Starter: no Batch Size
(Gallons): 5 Ori...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Tap Lines on 05-22-2012 at 03:16 PM
What kind of keg are you using? I assume you are talking about homebrew here right? If it’s a
homebrew “corny” keg (or really any other type of keg that you are able to open and refill)
than just clea...
Posted in thread: Cleaning Tap Lines on 05-22-2012 at 01:51 PM
I don't know if this is the right section to post this but here it goes...I just finished my
first keg of beer and how I need to clean the lines, I've been looking online at different
things some are ...
Posted in thread: Knotty Pine and Cedar Log Keezer Build on 04-05-2012 at 01:14 PM
Looks awesome, I'm about to start one myself but with a 5 cubic foot freezer. I have a few
questions;1.) How difficult was it to drill through the top of the freezer for all the tubing
and bolting on ...
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 05:39 PM
thanks for the help, i think im gonna boil for 60 min with a modified hops schedule
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 02:51 PM
You could always just start with the 6 gallons, then top off with water to hit your expect OG
after cooldown, the same you would extract. The last thing you want is to use TOO much water,
so I'd warn ...
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 02:47 PM
You'll also lose water to grain absorption. I lose about 0.13 gallons per pound of grain so you
need to account for that. I think a typical loss factor is about 0.15 gallons per pound.if i go
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 02:44 PM
I boil off a little over a gallon every hour. Definitely test it, it varies widely with
conditions. There's really no need to boil a wheat beer for 90 minutes. Let us know the hop
schedule and we can ...
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 12:56 PM
alright, i'll test it this weekend.
Posted in thread: First timer on 03-27-2012 at 12:30 PM
Boil off depends on a lot of factors but yeah the pre boil volume looks low. I boil off 2
gallons in 60 minutes. I would boil plain water for 30 minutes or so and mark the boil off then
multiply by 3 ...