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Posted in thread: DOH! Forgot to clean new wort chiller... on 06-25-2012 at 01:53 AM
After primary fermentation settles out, if you are still worried about the sheen, you can try
racking to a secondary. If you do it gently with a siphon and sacrifice and inch or so of
volume, you shou...
Posted in thread: Too much pressure and kruesen for air lock on 06-23-2012 at 08:10 PM
All - thank you both for the quick reply. I used my siphon tube to rig a temp blow-off tube to
the air lock hole (an kept the grommet where it belonged!!) and ran it to my 1 gal fermentor
Posted in thread: Too much pressure and kruesen for air lock on 06-23-2012 at 07:36 PM
Started fermentation of a Belgian Ale: 5 gal w/ 1.112 OG in a 7 gal bucket fermentor. Lag time
~ 6 hrs, been going for about 18 hours. I had to remove the airlock 30 minutes ago. Tried
changing out se...
Posted in thread: SuBourbon Stout on 03-04-2010 at 12:50 AM
Great news! I never found a local contest but I'm down to my last bottle of the stuff.
Fortunately its a 22-oz bomber size. The brew was a hit with the neighbors, especially the
Aussies.Try the follow...
Posted in thread: pellets, plugs, leaves, cones? on 01-16-2010 at 10:58 PM
Thanks! Tried to find the most appropriate thread for this question and this appeared the most
reasonable place. And yes, separate they did when I dropped them in the kettle a few minutes
Posted in thread: pellets, plugs, leaves, cones? on 01-16-2010 at 10:15 PM
I am using plugs vice pellets for the first time. Question: Does anyone recommend separating
the plug / pulling it apart before placing them in the boil pot?
Posted in thread: Multi-purpose drill powered pump on 09-16-2009 at 12:34 AM
Any one have any experience using one of these for liquid transfer (recirc or sparge)? Does it
work well at strike water temperatures? Is it a sealed impeller system? Is it good upto 190 F?
Posted in thread: Removing Labels From Bottles on 08-22-2009 at 06:38 PM
Found some U.S. bomber-size (22 oz / 650 ml) bottles that are very easy to de-label. I was only
planning to sterilize the bottles using my LHBS no-rinse sanitizing powder in v. hot water, but
Posted in thread: Extract and specific gravity. on 07-26-2009 at 01:30 AM
I am brewing an IPA right now following the recipe TheJadedDog came up with. There were a lot
of firsts for me in this batch, among them was the use of DME and steaping grains. My "problem"
is that my...