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Posted in thread: Are the yeast dead? on 05-21-2012 at 08:49 PM
I use 1/4 tsp per packet so 5 tsp would be enough for 20 packets. I don't know if there are
different types of nutrient of what yopu recommended add ition would be.I read a few sources
that said one t...
Posted in thread: Are the yeast dead? on 05-21-2012 at 10:03 AM
Never had the need to use yeast nutrient until yesterday. I made a big DIPA (1.095) yesterday
and was using 2 packs of US05. Went to rehydrate the yeast and threw in DPA-based yeast
nutrient (5 tsp) i...
Posted in thread: Beer flavor total change in a day on 03-22-2012 at 02:03 PM
I'll dial back the co2. Thanks all. Here's my last question. I've run dozens of kegs through
this system on more or less identical settings. 48*, 15psi... This is the very first time this
Posted in thread: Beer flavor total change in a day on 03-21-2012 at 06:36 PM
First off, I wouldn't say that there is a perfect setting for all beers. Perhaps how you have
it set is just too much for this particular beer. What kind of stout is it? If it's a low
Posted in thread: Beer flavor total change in a day on 03-21-2012 at 12:44 PM
OK, ill not discount carbonic acid, but I set the psi at 14 like I do for most of my beers. I
didn't power charge the keg. It's not overly foamy and has the right amount of co2 "bite."A)
How or why do...
Posted in thread: Beer flavor total change in a day on 03-21-2012 at 04:33 AM
I kegged a stout on Friday. I've been tasting the beer every day to check the progression.
Regardless, it's tasted really good every day, just low on carb. Today, however, as soon as I
pulled the tap ...
Posted in thread: "Honey Kolsch" without honey! on 03-07-2012 at 11:33 PM
Do I shake the carboy after adding it?Any time I've ever added honey, I boil a small amount of
water (pint or two- just enough to work with the honey) and add the honey to that boil. Mix the
Posted in thread: beer tastes like star san on 02-21-2012 at 11:29 PM
This is a shot in the dark and may not apply but here goes. I used to use a particular brand of
bottled water. One day I actually bought the water for drinking at my house and found that it
Posted in thread: Noob newbie help sorry on 02-14-2012 at 06:49 PM
I have noticed that a lot of the google answers point to older threads. It seems like this
hobby changes quite a bit (secondary vs no secondary, late malt extract etc) so I know I've
duplicated some q...
Posted in thread: Noob newbie help sorry on 02-14-2012 at 03:23 PM
I see absolutely no problem with a newbie posting any question whatsoever in the beginners
forum. And at the same time, I find no reason for anybody to complain when a vet flames said
newbie for askin...