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Posted in thread: Pipeline Question: Leave in fermentor or keg it? on 04-03-2011 at 03:58 PM
I would want to get it off the yeast so you don't get any off flavors. If you leave it too long
on the primary yeast trub, you could get autolysis. I'd rack it to the keg, put the lid on,
purge the ai...
Posted in thread: Just FYI...Force Carbing w/ Picnic Taps on on 03-23-2011 at 05:33 PM
My first keg leaked everywhere because the picnic tap couldn't handle anything near 30 psi.
Good to know it wasn't just me!And goodbye picnic tap!
Posted in thread: Regulator Problems? on 02-21-2011 at 05:58 PM
Time to resurrect this thread!I just kegged my first beer last night and had some issues. I'm
having trouble getting a good seal. I had not heard of giving the keg a 'shot' of CO2 to help
seal the lid...
Posted in thread: Mash in cold garage? on 01-31-2011 at 05:58 PM
What are you using as a mash tun?
Posted in thread: My method for sealing a heatstick on 01-24-2011 at 10:21 PM
It looks great, but is there any concern about the silicone being toxic or anything? I'm not
implying it is, just want to be safe.
Posted in thread: 2.5 gallon batch in 6 gallon carboy on 01-23-2011 at 04:39 PM
I really wouldn't worry about it. I can't be 100% since you're talking about Apfelwein, but I
would do it in a second with beer.The head space in your carboy will be the CO2 given off by
Posted in thread: Heatstick problem... on 01-23-2011 at 02:29 AM
I had no idea there was so much debate on how to do this!I'm glad I posted this before I
assembled my second heatstick. I was about to start JB Welding a 2000W heatstick that has a 90
deg bend at the ...
Posted in thread: Heatstick problem... on 01-22-2011 at 11:18 PM
Hey guys,I've got an issue with my heatstick and was wondering if anyone might have an idea
what's happening.I built a 1500 Watt heatstick with the instructions from this website:
brewed with it won...
Posted in thread: The 'Keezer' Project on 12-16-2010 at 05:48 PM
Hey Jester,Just curious, how is the keezer holding up? The exhaust fan still working properly?
I saw taht someone asked a year ago or so, and just wondered if everything is still operating
at peak per...
Posted in thread: Large Giveaway - Fermenter, Mash Paddles, Thermapen on 12-03-2010 at 05:47 PM