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Posted in thread: Question about secondary on 10-03-2015 at 05:30 PM
I dry hop in primary. I bag the hops so that I 1) don't lose too much wort in the hops and 2)
don't get the hops into the keg. Are transferring to a second keg before it is carbonated the
risks are in...
Posted in thread: Question about secondary on 10-02-2015 at 04:47 PM
Since I started brewing years ago I made a conscious decision to skip 2ndary. A lot of this
decision was based on feedback in this forum. Since I had a couple of batches go south and I
didn't see the ...
Posted in thread: Double IPA mess on 07-06-2015 at 09:46 PM
Did you purge the receiving keg? That's about the only step that you maybe could've done
differently, otherwise it sounds like you adapted the best you could. I need to have "put a bag
over your racki...
Posted in thread: Double IPA mess on 07-06-2015 at 03:10 AM
I kegged a DIPA a couple of weeks ago and I had quite a difficult time racking in between the
trub and the dry hop mess all over the top. I managed to get everything in there but apparently
a lot of h...
Posted in thread: Pour on on 06-07-2015 at 03:41 AM
I just pushed a high gravity double IPA into secondary tonight and I was planning on pouring my
new recipe (porter) on top of the yeast cake after siphoning but I was not able to align my
schedule to ...
Posted in thread: Kegerator experiences on 12-18-2014 at 07:44 PM
If they are going to give the full $1500, perhaps you should consider building a keezer and
putting a Johnson temperature controller in it. From what I have seen, a 7 cu ft chest freezer
will hold 4 b...
Posted in thread: Kegerator experiences on 12-18-2014 at 07:13 PM
Hi guys,I recently lost my Bev Air BM23 (along with the rest of my house) in a fire. My
insurance does not require I replace with the EXACT unit but I can replace with with a
similarly VALUED unit.For...
Posted in thread: How old is too old? on 05-13-2012 at 11:08 PM
This. Even 1 small scratch inside the bucket can ruin a entire batch.Thanks for the replies. On
closer inspection I did see a couple of gouges (probably from shoving the oversized top of my
Posted in thread: How old is too old? on 05-12-2012 at 07:07 PM
As long as they are not scrached on the inside they are good to go...Visible scratches, to the
naked eye or really small stuff too hard to see without aid? I don't see anything of note but
I'd hate to...
Posted in thread: How old is too old? on 05-12-2012 at 06:25 PM
I have some older plastic 5 gal fermenters, maybe 4-5 years old. Battle worn but still worthy,
maybe. Permanent stains from idophor and beer with the occasional krausen stains that I can't
seem to get...