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Posted in thread: When bottling off a keg why are my bottles having very little carbonation? on 06-03-2014 at 02:32 AM
I keg all my beer and have been doing so for the past 2 years. Most recently I have started
bottling my beer off of the keg in order to submit bottles for homebrew competitions.
Unfortunately, in both...
Posted in thread: After lagering there was a weird film on top. on 04-15-2014 at 07:45 PM
So after 2 weeks of lagering between 41-45 degrees I popped the top on the fermenter and found
a weird film on top of the beer. Is this anything to be concerned with?
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Belgian IPA on 08-15-2013 at 11:35 AM
I haven't used torrified wheat before. What characteristics does it add to the beer?
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Belgian IPA on 07-09-2013 at 08:27 PM
Thanks for the feedback and various ideas. I will definetely take it all into account. I guess
I think the fruity esters is the whole benefit of doing a Belgian IPA. Otherwise you would just
Posted in thread: Recommendations for a Belgian IPA on 07-09-2013 at 03:34 PM
Any recommended recipes for a Belgian IPA? I am looking for ideas on what type of grain bill to
utilize. I know some people choose to do just an American IPA grain bill using Belgian yeast.
Posted in thread: Any idea why I have so much foam? on 05-29-2013 at 01:02 PM
My initial thought is that you have residual cleaner/santizer in the lines. What did you use to
clean your beer lines?After a few weeks the residual cleaner went away and I no longer had any
Posted in thread: Any idea why I have so much foam? on 04-23-2013 at 07:46 PM
I currently have a 3.1% ABV Irish Red Ale on CO2. It is only at 6 psi and I still have about
75% of my pint glass full of head/foam. About half of that dissapates after about 5 minutes. I
have not had...
Posted in thread: Issues carbing Irish Dry Stout with beer gas on 12-18-2012 at 06:41 PM
Well just to report back I went ahead and adjusted the stout to 30 psi for about 10 days and it
had a great pour. It had the nice cascading effect that we expect to see with stouts on
nitrogen. This m...
Posted in thread: What do you use to filter your tap water? on 12-11-2012 at 04:09 PM
I am an ex- Seattle resident. People living along the North Pacific coastal region are enjoying
water of almost RO quality. Without doubt there are other localized regions with equally
Posted in thread: Beer tastes sweet eventhough the fg hydrometer reading is correct on 11-14-2012 at 11:54 PM
Hmmm definitely increase your hops. Try 1.5 oz for bittering and feel free to add another ounce
at 15 min. I'd also replace that Crystal-20 with something darker. Perhaps try adding some
molasses or o...