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  • Posted in thread: KBS Clone Recipe in Zymurgy! on 10-08-2015 at 12:08 AM
    I brewed something similar to this a couple days ago and it's in the fermenter now. I didn't
    add coffee to the kettle at flameout though. I just bought some Sumatra and Kona coffee
    yesterday. Would it...

  • Posted in thread: I hate to do this, but I need help with a mash tun leak on 09-09-2015 at 04:21 PM
    TBH, depending on how big / fast the leak is - RDWHAHB. I found out the hard way that
    overtightening will destory the bulkhead and make it all but impossible to seal without using
    some kind of silicon...

  • Posted in thread: Old yeast - Toss or propigate? on 08-30-2015 at 02:00 PM
    Thanks for these links.I had used Brewers Friend, but they reported the viability of this yeast
    packet to be 0%, which just didn't add up.I wish there was some kind of consensus on the
    science of this...

  • Posted in thread: Old yeast - Toss or propigate? on 08-30-2015 at 01:15 PM
    Looking to brew my Breakfast Stout again, and I'm looking through the fridge and I find an old
    packet of Omega Yeast Labs British Ale II, packaged on 2/6/15.The OG of the beer comes in
    around 1.084 an...

  • Posted in thread: Chest Freezer to fit Speidel 60L Fermenter on 08-30-2015 at 01:06 PM
    Anyone else out there have a chest freezer they are using with their speidel fermenter? Any
    other options for these fermenters?I have a Spidel 30L fermenter and I use a 5cf chest freezer
    with a collar...

  • Posted in thread: KBS Clone Recipe in Zymurgy! on 06-04-2015 at 07:10 PM
    After about 48 hours I still do not see any signs of fermentation taking place. Is this because
    of the chocolate? Could there be other reasons? Any and all help would be greatly appreciated.
    What was ...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 05-27-2015 at 07:20 PM
    Anyone else have this beer turn out acrid?I just kegged this on Sunday and the flavor just
    isn't right. Like strong, burnt coffee is what I'm picking up.I used 2 ounces of Sumatra
    grounds at flameout,...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 04-20-2015 at 03:06 PM
    I took a gravity sample of this beer on Saturday, so 6 days after I pitched. Airlock activity
    had stopped as far as I could tell.I taped the STC-1000 probe to the bucket and set the STC to
    18.6C for t...

  • Posted in thread: Did I mess up? on 04-13-2015 at 01:37 AM
    When I re hydrated my yeast I re hydrated it in diluted star san water. It has been 24 hours
    and nothing yet in primary fermenter. I understand that it could take a few days to start, but
    I am just wa...

  • Posted in thread: First brew in 2 years, did I pitch enough yeast on 04-13-2015 at 01:23 AM
    If you've got that much airlock activity, your yeast are most likely done with their aerobic
    growth (Consuming free oxygen in the wort), and now they're onto anaerobic growth (consuming
    sugars). Pitch...

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