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Posted in thread: WARNING - Racking on top of priming solution may not provide sufficient mixing on 09-03-2015 at 06:29 PM
Thank you for solving a mystery for me. Ive had this happen several times and while reviewing
my notes it was always on beer that was either cold crashed or a lager that was still really
cold when bot...
Posted in thread: Crabapples...Time to share those recipes! on 08-29-2015 at 01:26 PM
In my experience with a juicer it does work the problem that arises with my juicer at least is
you end up with a thick foamy layer on top of the juice that you have to separate out. The
first time I m...
Posted in thread: "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale on 08-24-2015 at 11:16 PM
I would definatly advocate the use of lager yeast at around 64f. I have made the ale version a
few times and it comes out much more clean and lets the rye flavour come through better.
Dropped crystal ...
Posted in thread: HELP!!!! Building a walk in cooler on 08-17-2015 at 07:20 PM
Posted in thread: HELP!!!! Building a walk in cooler on 08-17-2015 at 07:19 PM
I have some experience designing walking coolers. Here is an example of what i use. Ive also
included a chart showing the u-value ( 1÷ R value) of various insulating materials. Its
probably a little o...
Posted in thread: Sankey Keg to Corny Kegs on 08-17-2015 at 05:54 PM
Depends if your kegs are pin lock or ball lock but your going to need a gas fitting and a
liquid fitting for your corny kegs and a couple hose clamps to attach the lines but other than
that it is pret...
Posted in thread: Anyone else annoyed with newer breweries using cans? on 08-17-2015 at 03:45 PM
Alot of craft brewers in my area have been trending towards cans and it seems like a win win
situation keeps the beer fresher and they are cheaper. The big disadvantage seems to be storing
the cans at...
Posted in thread: Joie de Vivre - Soured Saison with Plums and Peaches on 08-15-2015 at 10:29 PM
Thanks for the advice I will use whole grains next time. And also try to keep the temp a bit
lower than 120.
Posted in thread: Joie de Vivre - Soured Saison with Plums and Peaches on 08-15-2015 at 04:14 PM
I did use crushed grains actually should I have used whole? Not sure what types of brett they
are but one was harvested from a 100% brett cider and the other from a blondish wild ale.
Posted in thread: Joie de Vivre - Soured Saison with Plums and Peaches on 08-15-2015 at 12:43 PM
Thanks for reply. I think your right about the temperature was too high... I sampled when I
racked it over to the plums the other day and it wasnt sour at all. I got my hands on a pure
brett culture a...