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Posted in thread: The Bottom Fell Out!! on 12-05-2013 at 12:47 AM
I have heard that some of the cleaners like PBR or Oxy degrade the glass. I think I saw a
thread on it, and a guy at our homebrew club meeting had the same experience. Or maybe that was
the plastic be...
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-04-2013 at 01:02 AM
I use 1 packet of us-04 in 5 gallon batches all the time. Some of these batches are higher
gravity as well. Your fermentation might not be as clean as using 2 packets (although I think
it is negligibl...
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 02:05 AM
Hmm and if it doesnt taste waaay too sweet at 1042, is there a chance you have the reading
wrong? I would think that it would be like syrup, even for a stout.
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 02:03 AM
Yeah that's odd. Temps seem OK. Maybe pitched a little warm but that shouldnt have caused too
much problem? I ferment 04 at about 64 degrees in a ferm chamber and never have any issues in
that range. ...
Posted in thread: Trying to get into kegging. on 12-03-2013 at 01:45 AM
Just make sure you depress the gas in post and not the liquid out post! Not that I would have
ever taken a beer shower, I swear. I heard someone else... er... mention it.
Posted in thread: What's your favorite glass? on 12-03-2013 at 01:01 AM
Posted in thread: Trying to get into kegging. on 12-03-2013 at 12:36 AM
My input:1) I do this all the time. In fact, I rarely brew a full 5 gallons. No problems,
except the kegss blow faster :D2) I did exactly this before I built my keezer. It worked great.
Probably the b...
Posted in thread: Reusing Yeast Cake on 12-02-2013 at 12:01 AM
You can do this but be aware if you repitch more than one time you can have issuesI dont know
if I agree with this. I have used the same yeast 5+ times, and only stopped because the fridge
that I was ...
Posted in thread: First outdoor brewday on 11-30-2013 at 01:35 AM
You forgot #27: Relax, have fun and enjoy the experience.
Posted in thread: Time to pull the trigger... on 11-28-2013 at 08:18 PM
We are glad you are no longer lurking! No matter how you make your beer, you have a family here
that cant wait to give you all the advice that you never wanted :D