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Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 07-06-2014 at 03:54 AM
Given that it's a lager yeast (Mangrove Jacks M84) isn't it a bit unusual for it to be
flocculating at the *top*?
Posted in thread: Is this an infection? on 07-06-2014 at 12:02 AM
Hey,This is a Pilsner (M84 yeast). It tasted fine so I kegged it anyway (and even bottled a
few). After diacetyl rest it was sitting at 1.011 or thereabouts.Do ya'll think it's an
infection? If so, wh...
Posted in thread: Siphon is really slow on 05-13-2014 at 09:53 AM
Hey Guys,Is it unusual that my siphon (an auto siphon) takes like 20 minutes to transfer 5
gallons of beer? I always have the bottom of the vessel I'm siphoning from above the top of the
vessel I'm si...
Posted in thread: Mistakes. Read one, leave one. on 05-04-2014 at 05:15 AM
Mistake #1: Putting marbles in dry hop bag to weigh down hops. My keg has a dip tube that goes
right to the bottom so I kept getting hop gunk in my beer. And grassy flavours.Mistake #2: I go
Posted in thread: Help!!! Beer forced through gas line/regulator on 04-28-2014 at 07:03 AM
Hi guys,Made a silly mistake this evening - after 48hrs at 30PSI initial force carbing, I
backed the pressure back down to 12PSI to complete last 25% of carbonation. Problem is, I
wasn't thinking and ...
Posted in thread: BJCP15A (Weizen/Weissbier) - adding fruit on 02-10-2014 at 12:25 AM
Depends, but most likely yes, and it should be entered in Category 20 or 23. If you are adding
a bit of Lemon zest for some added tartness you can probably get away with it. If you add
Posted in thread: BJCP15A (Weizen/Weissbier) - adding fruit on 02-09-2014 at 11:32 PM
Hi Guys,Thinking of entering my first ever comp. Don't really care how I do to be honest. But
wondering, if I'm brewing a "15A Weizen / Weissbier", would I expect to get hammered in the
judging if I a...
Posted in thread: DIY "sanitiser keg" with ball lock valve on 02-07-2014 at 05:51 AM
Here's what I did in the end (damn you yanks with your 5/8" threads! finding anything to fit
was a mission)Works pretty well, just poured my first beer from my new Keezer!
Posted in thread: Stuck sparge when draining too slowly on 02-03-2014 at 02:11 AM
grain particles could be getting past the false bottom and the slow flow allows them to build
up at some choke point stopping the flow over time. do you use rice hulls? that could help. i
used to fly ...
Posted in thread: Stuck sparge when draining too slowly on 02-02-2014 at 11:10 PM
Hi guys,I've got a 10g Rubbermaid cooler with false bottom. I've found that draining stops (and
I have to open up wider and recirc) if I try and drain too slowly. What would cause this and
what can I ...