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  • Posted in thread: What precautions to take brewing with Brett? on 12-08-2015 at 06:43 PM
    I've done several brett brews and never had a problem sharing any equipment. This includes
    plastic fermenters, siphons, kegs, etc. I follow standard cleaning and sanitizing procedures
    for every batch....

  • Posted in thread: WLP644 lag time effects on 11-12-2015 at 03:55 PM
    My experience with WLP644 is that it does start fermenting quite quickly, but takes a long time
    to reach final attenuation. I've let it go for a month in primary and noticed a difference in
    gravity be...

  • Posted in thread: Immersion chiller woes on 11-01-2015 at 10:45 PM
    I use 2-3 clamps per hose-to-copper connection on my chiller, and I screw them really tight.
    Perhaps a little more brute force would solve your problem.

  • Posted in thread: What did I do wrong? on 10-29-2015 at 09:15 PM
    I highly doubt an ambient temp of 68-70F is the culprit. I've fermented plenty of beers in that
    range that turned out great. That is definitely *not* too warm to get a decent beer. Your
    attenuation wa...

  • Posted in thread: Double Pecan Brown Ale on 10-24-2015 at 09:20 PM
    This was one of my best beers of all time. It's great for a cold fall day. :mug:OG 1.071. FG
    1.02. ~7.1% ABV. Adjust base malt according to your expected efficiency. 10.0 Gallon
    BatchGrist:21 lbs Mari...

  • Posted in thread: Help with recipe change on 10-24-2015 at 09:08 PM
    I agree with D. White. What the recipe describes is a step-mash. You will still get a great
    beer with a single infusion mash. Brew on!

  • Posted in thread: Haze and head retention on 10-24-2015 at 09:05 PM
    1 week is not enough time for set-and-forget. Does your carbonation chart also take in to
    account line diameter, line length, vertical distance between keg post and faucet? These things
    all affect foa...

  • Posted in thread: DeBrewer's Home Brewery on 06-12-2015 at 03:11 PM
    Mother of God... I'd probably faint if I saw this in person. Sweet Baby Jesus that is one of
    the most gorgeous basements I've ever seen. You anywhere near Houston? Man, I'd bring you a few
    brews for e...

  • Posted in thread: 100% Brett IPA on 04-12-2015 at 10:49 PM
    My 5 gallon batch of this came out great. I could care less that WLP644 is actually Sacch, not
    Brett. My gravities after about 3.5 total weeks were1.071 OG1.010 FG = ~8.1% ABVI modified the
    dry hops j...

  • Posted in thread: 100% Brett IPA on 03-31-2015 at 07:28 PM
    It went down to 1.020 after 7 days. The taste and aroma was insane - like pineapple and citrus
    with maybe a small hint of wet goat. Absolutely no green or off flavors to speak of. :ban: On
    day 14, gra...