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  • Posted in thread: US-05 off flavors. on 06-02-2016 at 11:16 AM
    After noticing these flavors a few years ago, I started experimenting with ferm temps when
    using US-05, and found that it's most neutral around 66-68 (ferm temp, not ambient).

  • Posted in thread: Tons of Foam on 11-25-2015 at 01:50 AM
    Check the beer line when pouring: if it's full of bubbles or actual foam coming right out of
    the keg, suspect a bad or missing O-ring under the Out dip tube flange...Cheers!Thank you, sir.
    Problem sol...

  • Posted in thread: Tons of Foam on 11-24-2015 at 04:26 PM
    I forced carbed. The beer doesn't taste over-carbed, though. When I force carb, I try to do so
    only to give it a head start - then let it come up to it's appropriate level over the next few
    days.I'm t...

  • Posted in thread: Tons of Foam on 11-24-2015 at 04:15 PM
    Probably a pretty common question on this section of the forum, but here's my situation.My
    recent blonde ale is coming out of the keg as nothing but foam. My beer is carbed and my tap is
    set up at 10P...

  • Posted in thread: IPA Critique - "Holiday" IPA on 11-13-2015 at 06:20 AM
    I would agree with your thought that this may be a bit out of balance. As it stands I would
    either increase your grain bill or decrease your hop levels. If you do the former, you'll be
    sitting in APA ...

  • Posted in thread: Clarifying in the Keg on 10-12-2015 at 01:09 PM
    Is there a reason you are priming in the keg as opposed to just putting it on gas to carb up?
    Just curious - some people prefer keg priming, but considering it's an IPA, I'd want to get it
    carbed asap...

  • Posted in thread: Pumpkin Beer - No fermentation on 10-06-2015 at 02:34 PM
    I would wait to see if the S-05 picks up by this evening. Although I don't brew lagers, I
    believe they are typically slower to start than ales and require a pretty big pitch rate, so
    you may have mass...

  • Posted in thread: Crashing for clarity on 10-02-2015 at 10:21 AM
    Double post - oops.

  • Posted in thread: Crashing for clarity on 10-02-2015 at 10:20 AM
    Take the air-lock off and replace with some sanitized foil. No suck back possible. Problem
    solved.I crash all my beers in the primary to 32F before fining and kegging.I would be hesitant
    to do this, p...

  • Posted in thread: Dealing with the acid in honey on 10-01-2015 at 11:48 PM
    I have nothing valuable to offer here, since the most honey I've ever brewed with at a time was
    1lb, but I just wanted to say that it's awesome that you are beekeeping.