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Posted in thread: How's this deal for a first kegging system? on 11-24-2013 at 06:53 PM
Thanks guys. I ended up ordering the Amazon deal since it came with the three kegs and
everything else. I will report back on how it goes! thanks so much for the advice.Ron
Posted in thread: How's this deal for a first kegging system? on 11-23-2013 at 08:48 PM
Hey guys,I am going to jump into the kegging world. I really only need one right now, but this
looks like a great deal. What do you think? Any other recommendations? Thanks in advance.
Posted in thread: Calculating ABV from fruit in secondary? on 07-09-2013 at 05:35 PM
Thanks. I thought about taking a reading after I racked onto the fruit, but since the pureed
apricot was in the bottom of the secondary carboy when I racked, and I was advised NOT to
mix/stir/etc, I f...
Posted in thread: Calculating ABV from fruit in secondary? on 07-09-2013 at 04:46 AM
Hey Guys,Trying to figure this out, but I can't find a source.I brewed an Apricot Wheat ale
recently, just bottled it.I waited until 5 days ferm in the primary before racking to a
secondary on top of ...
Posted in thread: dish washing bottles? on 07-09-2013 at 04:18 AM
I'm still refining my process because I think it's a bit over cautious and redundant. I tend to
wash and store bottles, and then wash them again when I'm ready to bottle. I have been using
Posted in thread: 4.5 Gallon batch in a 5 gallon bucket? on 07-08-2013 at 05:29 PM
So...uh...:)Last night I brewed batch #13. Two new pieces of equipment caused me to miss my
final volume by + 1/2 gallon. My fermenter is a 5 gallon bucket, and I was targeting a 4G
batch. In hindsigh...
Posted in thread: Lemon zest on 07-08-2013 at 05:18 PM
I did a lemon wheat beer once and added the zest of two lemons at flameout. It was a 2.5Gallon
batch and the flavor was noticeable but not overpowering.
Posted in thread: Cold crashed and partially carbed, help! on 07-03-2013 at 07:41 AM
Posted in thread: Cold crashed and partially carbed, help! on 07-03-2013 at 02:37 AM
Guys,Just bottling my Black IPA tonight, and I think I screwed up.It was in the primary for 3
weeks, locked at 66 deg. I didn't take gravity readings but assumed it was done...and it's been
Posted in thread: Dry hop time and duration? on 06-29-2013 at 12:34 AM
Yeah, I hear you. I will just go ahead an bottle it and get it right next time. The great thing
about making beer though, is even when it's not great, it's still beer.Ron