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Posted in thread: First time conditioning grain before grind.... on 10-04-2015 at 03:52 PM
Don't think I'll go back to dry crushing. Spritzed 5 lbs of barley malt down with a spray
bottle and let it sit for 20 minutes. Ran it through at the usual 0.032" (0.8mm) gap. This gap
always looked a...
Posted in thread: Three weeks on Belle Saison too long? on 10-03-2015 at 09:43 PM
It will be in the primary. It's a Saison so a little off flavor is acceptable.All the Best,D.
Posted in thread: Three weeks on Belle Saison too long? on 10-03-2015 at 09:28 PM
Have to go out of town and won't be able to deal with this for three weeks. This too long to
let it sit? Will probably be around 75F for most of that time.Just can't get SWMBO to bottle my
beer when i...
Posted in thread: Huge bottling failure on 07-15-2015 at 08:47 PM
That most likely was not an oxygen bubble. That was CO2 coming out of suspension because of the
movement of the liquid. The only way it was 'air' is if you kept pulling the siphon out of
liquid, or if...
Posted in thread: Mash Tun Spigot on 07-14-2015 at 09:52 PM
As long as it seals it shouldn't be a problem. Make sure the sealing washers are a good match
to the hole size.Also, opening up the existing hole and keeping it round can be
Posted in thread: Cider smells like Cat Pee on 07-07-2015 at 11:27 AM
Aging helps quite a bit.Two month minimum. Better at six.You might have done better with
71B-1122.I find it requires less aging for good flavor.It seems to pass it's peak flavor faster
though.All the ...
Posted in thread: Can/When will bottled beer go bad? on 07-06-2015 at 09:20 PM
I have one last bottle of a Russian Imperial Stout the local homebrew club made for National
Homebrew Day in 1997.It's changed over the years. It's a little past prime now but the oneI had
Posted in thread: First all grain! Please help on 07-04-2015 at 05:26 PM
I also have a 3 gallon pot so would it make sense to boil 2 more gallons of wort in that? I ll
eventually buy a bigger pot.Just use the 5. Your process sounds fine.You could just make 3
Posted in thread: Bottled Beer Into Secondary?? on 07-03-2015 at 09:30 PM
Glad I make 3 gallon batches. If something turns into swill I only have 30+/- bottles to choke
through.All the Best,D. White
Posted in thread: Forgot my 30 minute hop additions on 07-03-2015 at 09:26 PM
I'm drinking a 54 IBU stout I recently made. Wish it was 35.All the Best,D. White