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Posted in thread: "No Chill" Containers on 08-31-2012 at 02:44 PM
I purchased one of these from the Academy Sports that's walking distance from the house since
my Walmart doesn't carry them. So, I guess I will drain the hot wort into this Aquatainer at
Posted in thread: How long do you ferment your session brews? on 07-11-2012 at 06:20 PM
Me finds that with British strains I have to either wait a bit longer or fine before packaging.
Not necessarily for visual clarity but I find that it tempers the esters a bit.
Posted in thread: Dry Yeast Making Dry Beer? on 07-10-2012 at 07:13 PM
Also you could change up your grain bill a bit, add some more crystal, a darker shade of
crystal, bisquit malt, oh and those naked malted oats are excellent.
Posted in thread: Diacetyl Problem on 07-10-2012 at 07:05 PM
Put anti-butter in it.
Posted in thread: English ale yeast hates me on 07-09-2012 at 02:36 AM
Wyeast, it's fruity in the right way. Saf-04 for a cleaner English yeasty and what the others
said; leave it on the yeast in primary for a time.
Posted in thread: Neat fact about white labs vials on 07-08-2012 at 05:58 AM
Posted in thread: always getting diaceytl on 07-08-2012 at 05:56 AM
Add more yeast to it, a couple of packs of saf-lager, hydrated, or a big active starter. It
will help, I promise, it will work or my name isn't General Zod.
Posted in thread: No chill wort cooling... on 07-06-2012 at 02:09 PM
I've had great success with no-chill and have been making amazingly clear beers. I let it cool
in a Win-pak and then use it as a fermenter. I would recommend a 90 minute boil and whirlpool
Posted in thread: Speidel Fermenters? on 07-05-2012 at 11:37 PM
Does anyone have any opinions on using these for no chill brewing. I guess I'm wondering if the
valve is also HDPE so I don't melt it when pouring boiling wort in.
Posted in thread: keg conditioning question on 07-05-2012 at 05:09 PM
Thanks chief, that's what I think I'll end up doing. I may add a little gelatin to the keg
which I've had great success in the past when it comes to smoothing out a brew if I get