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Posted in thread: Advice on a Baltic Cherry Porter. on 04-10-2011 at 03:58 AM
Looking for some advice on the amount of cherry product I should use on a five gallon batch.
I'm using JZ's all grain recipe for Zek's Baltic Porter as my starting point for this
recipe.I'm thinking a...
Posted in thread: Using oak spirals for aging. on 03-14-2011 at 09:53 PM
I was thinking about using half a spiral so it's good to know I was leaning in the right
direction as far as how much to use.Thanks.Dukester
Posted in thread: Using oak spirals for aging. on 03-14-2011 at 03:30 AM
I'm working on a recipe for a pale ale based on a one off version of Twilight Ale that
Deschutes Brewing made by aging Twilight in Pinot Noir barrels. Super tasty beer.My thought was
to soak a couple ...
Posted in thread: Pressure release valve failures on Corny Kegs. on 03-13-2011 at 05:14 AM
Tried the keg lube and making sure the valve was seated, but that didn't do the trick. I
discovered I had put the wrong valve back in when I reassembled the keg and the valve I put
back in was an ever...
Posted in thread: Pressure release valve failures on Corny Kegs. on 03-11-2011 at 05:24 AM
Okay, so on two separate occasions of kegging beers in two weeks, I've had two pressure release
valves fail. Prior to kegging, I disassembled the keg, cleaned and sanitized it and put it back
Posted in thread: How often do you brew? on 02-25-2011 at 02:32 AM
Even working two jobs (one of which is at my LHBS) and with a three year old, I make time to
brew once a week. I usually dough in as everyone is getting ready for bed. Brewing is somewhat
Posted in thread: Yeast starter with an Erlenmeyer Flask questions. on 02-14-2011 at 03:46 AM
So I finally got the gear I need to do proper starters after doing the pot and growler
technique for a while. I boiled the starter wort in the flask but what is the best way to cool
it quickly? Clearl...
Posted in thread: Number of batches from 20lb propane tank. on 02-07-2011 at 04:41 AM
Thanks all for the info. I've managed five batches from the tank. I'm guessing it's from my
tendency for low roiling boil rather than a vigorous bubbling monster boil.Good info and thanks
Posted in thread: Edme Pressure Barrel parts. on 01-29-2011 at 03:46 AM
Just came across a stash of Edme Pressure Barrel parts at work and wonder if there is anyone
interested in them. I have several replacement taps and CO2 injectors.Let me know if anybody is
Posted in thread: Number of batches from 20lb propane tank. on 01-19-2011 at 04:07 AM
I can tell the low temps in Portland have definately been affecting my time to boil. Thinking
about adding an extra wind sheild around the burner and maybe some of whats referred to as NASA