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  • Posted in thread: Gravity after long time in primary? on 02-10-2016 at 05:07 AM
    I brewed a light golden ale around Thanksgiving. Life got busy and I just got around to it
    tonight. The beer has been on primary in the fermentation chamber around 65 degrees since
    then.I would have t...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 01-07-2016 at 05:27 PM
    Congratulations! How long aged before your club tasted it? Not the result i got. Mine tasted
    well like you would expect something that had coffee in it a week would taste. Granted a day or
    two later i...

  • Posted in thread: Founder's Breakfast Stout Clone on 01-04-2016 at 09:59 PM
    I have brewed this twice now. The first time it came out around 1084 OG and it held up for a
    good couple of months. Sumatra at flameout and Kona in secondary for about a week. The second
    and most rece...

  • 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,...

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