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Posted in thread: What to do when your freezer turned lagering chamber goes on the fritz on 07-16-2014 at 09:27 PM
I have a Frigidaire freezer and my electronic control panel failed rendering the chamber
useless. Apparently this is very common and happens around the 2 yr mark. Instead of paying for
a service or co...
Posted in thread: Hop filters on 06-16-2013 at 04:15 PM
I like your approach. Is that from a crab pot to some other fryer cooker? Also how do you
suspend it in your Keggle?
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 05-16-2012 at 12:28 PM
I fermented at 52 degrees then layered down to 32 for three weeks. This would have been a great
beer to be able to dump trub from.
Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 05-16-2012 at 10:45 AM
I just finished a 15 gallon ferment in a sanke and I went the airlock route for the first three
days then installed my pressure rig. It was a pilsner in budvar yeast and it was a violent
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-04-2012 at 12:26 PM
IMO- this is temperature related. Ester production occurs in the higher temp range of brewing.
I would suggest finding the coolest spot in your home if you don't have space to Putin a
freezer or some ...
Posted in thread: Is going all grain worth it ? on 05-04-2012 at 12:11 PM
It was by far this best quote I could think of at the moment, plus I was drunk and on pain meds
:rockin:how I met your mother reference....I dig it haha. Point well made though.
Posted in thread: Is going all grain worth it ? on 05-04-2012 at 12:37 AM
AG definitely takes longer than extract. There's no argument on that point. Thing is you can't
build complex worts with grain steeps and extract. It doesn't mean you can't make great beer,
but not, wa...
Posted in thread: Czech Pilsner fermenting question. on 05-02-2012 at 12:15 AM
Agreed. Leave it be.
Posted in thread: Is going all grain worth it ? on 05-02-2012 at 12:07 AM
And the thread goes sideways.....I prefer AG but to each their own
Posted in thread: Is going all grain worth it ? on 05-01-2012 at 10:32 AM
I also found that extract beers tend to be thinner with less mouthfeel than AG. Ultimately I
made the move to AG as soon as I had the space to support both the gear and the ancillary
equipment for keg...