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Posted in thread: can you lose overall batch volume when using a blowoff tube on 09-11-2014 at 01:03 AM
Some people run a tube into a small sanitized container from the fermenter and run a tube from
the top of that to a blowoff. After high krausen you can dump it back down the tube into the
Posted in thread: Ss Brewing Technologies "That's a ton of Stuff!" Giveaway on 09-09-2014 at 12:32 AM
Posted in thread: Belgian Golden Strong Help on 09-05-2014 at 02:37 PM
I would use this and make a 2L starter.
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GravityIt makes great belgian golden strong ales.If you're going to...
Posted in thread: Can fully carbed cider be pasteurized? on 08-04-2014 at 08:12 PM
Do those chemicals add any funky flavors? I have a gallon of cider in secondary that's clearing
nicely and reads about 0.996 SG. When I bottle it I want to add some frozen concentrate for
flavor and s...
Posted in thread: Loss of bright hop flavors and aroma on 08-04-2014 at 08:00 PM
OK. So you are racking your almost finished beer from the fermentor to a keg with dry hops
using C02 pressure. It sounds like a very conservative approach to racking. It does raise some
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5gal Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 08-04-2014 at 03:53 PM
Posted in thread: Can fully carbed cider be pasteurized? on 08-04-2014 at 12:52 AM
I've done about 60 bottles, one exploded as it was cooling, I would sorbate + campden if it's
Posted in thread: Loss of bright hop flavors and aroma on 08-03-2014 at 06:47 PM
Woah, 7 weeks? I go 2-3 weeks max boil-drinking. Oxygen will have an affect as well as time. I
push to my purged kegs with the dry hops in them from the fermenter with co2, better bottle
with elbow ad...
Posted in thread: All of my beers taste exactly the same on 08-03-2014 at 06:41 PM
With all those recipe differences and a similar flavor, I'd look at your water and fermentation
temperature. Try bottled or reverse osmosis water, google fermenter swamp cooler.
Posted in thread: Will Green Apple Flavor "Age Out?" on 07-30-2014 at 06:12 PM
Acetaldehyde should be metabolized by the yeast if kept warm, but this sounds like esters from
high fermentation temps. They will age out somewhat, but so will your hop flavors. I might
taste like str...