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Posted in thread: Sauerkraut Starter Gose on 07-06-2016 at 03:58 PM
Hi Folks,Just throwing my hat in the ring here.I started a batch of saurkraut on Monday
Posted in thread: Sour Saison Feedback on 07-05-2016 at 03:41 PM
Thanks for talking this out with me folks.I went with a 7.5 gallon batch and actually ended up
getting about an 8% gain in efficiency due to tweaking my mash procedure.I pitched the
Gigayeast 121 into...
Posted in thread: Sour Saison Feedback on 06-30-2016 at 07:10 PM
Gigayeast recommends anything below 7 IBUs, so I think I am good there.That's a really good
call on the gravity. I was paying zero attention to the FG.The 78% attenuation that is listed
on the Gigayea...
Posted in thread: Swamp Coller Cold Crash (SCCC) on 06-30-2016 at 04:55 PM
I second Sammy's comment. I typically just try to place my carboy where I will be racking from
the evening before bottling day and let it settle at room temp.My beers usually clear up nicely
Posted in thread: Sour Saison Feedback on 06-30-2016 at 04:45 PM
Hi Folks,I am planning a sour saison brew day this weekend and would love some feedback on my
process.This is my second time using a mixed culture, Gigayeast 121 - Farmhouse Sour. The yeast
is a mix o...
Posted in thread: Loose hops in corny keg on 06-17-2016 at 04:05 PM
How much hop pulp actually carried over into the filter?I was very surprised at how little hop
material made it out of the keg. I crashed it in my kegerator for about 24 hours before doing
Posted in thread: Loose hops in corny keg on 06-17-2016 at 03:27 PM
Thanks! I asked because I don't think you can really clean them to any sanitary standard,
unless you can purge them well enough, then boil or better yet autoclave them. That may not be
worth the troub...
Posted in thread: Loose hops in corny keg on 06-17-2016 at 02:58 PM
What kind of cartridge and how did you clean it? It's soaked with beer...It's a 5 micron
cartridge filter. I back flushed it with water, then sanitizer and am keeping it stored in the
filter housing i...
Posted in thread: Loose hops in corny keg on 06-17-2016 at 02:40 PM
Prepurge the receiving keg by filling it to the very, very top with Starsan. Put the lid on.
Push the Starsan back out through the liquid out. Now you've got a (very near) 100% purged keg,
Posted in thread: Loose hops in corny keg on 06-16-2016 at 03:33 PM
In bags, though.Yup, in bags. It was remarkably absent minded on my part.