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Posted in thread: Experienced Homebrewer Turned Beginner! Help! on 03-10-2015 at 05:30 AM
That carboy has way too much headspace if it's a secondary vessel. Not an issue if primary,
though.Does your kettle have a ball valve? If so, take are real good look (as in completely
disassemble it) ...
Posted in thread: Experienced Homebrewer Turned Beginner! Help! on 03-04-2015 at 03:10 AM
Thanks for the replies guys!Not likely that an infection could travel through CO2 Lines. I
think your first instinct was probably correct, there is a sanitation problem somewhere in the
process. You d...
Posted in thread: Experienced Homebrewer Turned Beginner! Help! on 03-03-2015 at 05:42 AM
Hello fellow homebrewers!Due to a busy schedule... I took a year long break from brewing and
just started back up again at the end of 2014. I had been brewing for many years and have 50+
Posted in thread: Hose clamps or... on co2 lines? on 10-02-2013 at 08:04 PM
In the past year I have had two slow leaks on my co2 lines which completely drained my cylinder
and left me quite thirsty.I currently use hoseclamps to secure the 1/4" beer tubing lines onto
Posted in thread: Mr first Belgian Saison... on 02-12-2013 at 04:16 AM
Turned out great!!! :mug:I was just reading some tasting notes (I have never tried one) and I
am very happy with it! It has many different complex flavors and a nice acidic finish with a
slight spice ...
Posted in thread: Weird fermentation? on 02-12-2013 at 04:01 AM
I've never seen that before but I can only imagine it is from the Co2 suspended in the beer.
Ever shaken a beer before? Same thing! :)
Posted in thread: How long does your brew day take? on 01-30-2013 at 02:59 AM
The fastest brew day I had was just over 4 hours. It was a hefeweizen that turned out nasty!
(go figure) I ended up dumping it...Most of my batches take 5-6 hours as well.
Posted in thread: my stout lacks body, can i fix it in secondary? on 12-03-2012 at 03:06 AM
If you ask me, you'll do better by leaving this beer alone and fixing your overfill mistake in
the next batch. Otherwise, you are very likely to add new mistakes and be unable to figure out
Posted in thread: using expired white labs yeast on 12-03-2012 at 03:00 AM
Double check that it isn't the manufactured date that you are looking at. I've never used white
labs yeast but I know that wyeast stamps the manufactured date on the packs.
Posted in thread: Another "is this infected?" Thread on 12-03-2012 at 02:52 AM
It's hard to say at this point. It is quite possible that the cocoa has formed some sort of
layer on top of the wort. However, I ave never brewed with cocoa so I wouldn't know.I would let
it be for no...