Last Activity:03-15-2014 5:24 PM
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Posted in thread: Do you filter/gelatin every beer style? on 03-15-2014 at 09:19 PM
I have never filtered or gelatinized a beer. I suppose if I pushed beers more, I'd probably get
cloudier, but just a little whirlfloc in the boil and time seem to do the trick for me. Here is
an IPA I...
Posted in thread: Rice Hull Question on 03-15-2014 at 08:56 PM
I usually throw in half a pound to a 5 gallon batch if I'm brewing something with wheat or rye.
I usually just add this to the grain bill and add the extra strike water needed. Honestly, I
don't know ...
Posted in thread: Rehydration on Nottingham Ale Yeast? on 03-15-2014 at 03:50 AM
I always rehydrate, why? Because the manufacturer recommends it. And honestly, it's such a
simple process, why not do it? Usually, while heating up my strike water, I just fill my flask
with RO water ...
Posted in thread: Any real life brewers? on 03-15-2014 at 03:38 AM
Wow, if you know so little about brewing and the equipment available, then you stand 0% of
succeeding.Meh, we all have to start somewhere. Coming to a forum, dedicated to brewing beer
isn't a bad plac...
Posted in thread: Name for March 15th brew on 03-14-2014 at 10:07 PM
I like the Ides of March idea. Go with the Latin though: Idus Martiae, gives it a real
Posted in thread: Noob paranoia after all these years. on 03-14-2014 at 10:04 PM
Have you ever tried using RO water from the store to brew with? That would be an easy first
step to be able to rule out your water. After that, I'd look into fermentation temps. Then move
on from ther...
Posted in thread: secondary fermentation on 03-14-2014 at 08:52 PM
Oh, I've seen people on this forum say things like 'don't worry about headspace- the co2
blanket will protect the beer'. That's true, very short term, but long term that c02 "blanket"
disperses, and r...
Posted in thread: secondary fermentation on 03-14-2014 at 05:19 PM
When initially introduced to an environment a heavier gas will drop, but it then begins the
diffusion process and mixes with any other gasses in the system. Even in the absence of outside
Posted in thread: Kegging on 03-14-2014 at 04:19 PM
How exactly do you purge the empty keg?It's going to be very tough to get all the regular air
out of that large of a space, but just fill it with CO2 when it's all sealed up, let it sit for
a second o...
Posted in thread: secondary fermentation on 03-14-2014 at 04:02 PM
But that co2 "blanket" IS a myth! Sure, during active fermentation the yeast are putting off so
much co2 that nothing else much can impact the beer, but once fermentation ends, and especially
if the b...