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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
    flameout, bei...

  • 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
    they're unbreakable.

  • 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
    though.

  • 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
    impatient.

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