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Posted in thread: Bottling Tip - Rack your Headspace on 03-27-2013 at 06:14 PM
I have an idea for an experiment: fart into your bottling bucket, then fill the bucket with
water, then bring it into another room and see if you can still smell the fart above the water
in the bucket...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tip - Rack your Headspace on 03-26-2013 at 05:13 PM
Zach, thanks for the advice, good stuff. I had no evidence that it's doing anything, but I
thought, it can't hurt and it's effortless, so, why not? My only reason for thinking the C02
would remain set...
Posted in thread: Bottling Tip - Rack your Headspace on 03-26-2013 at 02:05 PM
There's no way you're going to clear out all the CO2 in the fermenter, so there will still be a
blanket there for the next 10 minutes until it's been racked into the bottling bucket (where it
Posted in thread: Bottling Tip - Rack your Headspace on 03-25-2013 at 06:20 PM
Short version: Slowly pump some CO2 out of your fermenter into your bottling bucket with your
autosiphon before racking the beer. ----Long Version:I bottle and have had some oxidation
issues since I s...
Posted in thread: Wort chiller wort it? on 02-20-2013 at 05:05 PM
coppertubingsales dot com has nice bundles for building one, it's pretty easy.
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Posted in thread: What's the worst craft brew (commercial) you've had? on 10-04-2012 at 07:21 PM
Worst craft beer I've ever had has to be Sam Adams Triple Bock. Agreed. Soy sauce and motor
oil. Second place goes to last year's Southern Tier Pumking. Vodka mixed with half a pound of
Posted in thread: MD/DC grain on 09-28-2012 at 01:39 PM
I'll join in for:1 GW-2RowThanks!
Posted in thread: Making an 8% ABV into 4%??? on 09-27-2012 at 04:19 PM
It would be a great tool to use for events like weddings where your beer will be drank quickly
and will not need to be aged. But that is about it.Right, I think that's where it would work.
If you dilu...
Posted in thread: Cascadian Dark Ale (Black IPA) recipe critique on 09-26-2012 at 07:52 PM
What is your batch size? If you are using that much Crystal malt, this will turn out closer to
a Porter than a Black IPA, in my opinion. I would leave it out entirely.I'm not sure if you'll
need both ...