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  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Closed? on 02-26-2014 at 06:06 PM
    Yeah, I googled all the goofy holidays for today as well and got a chuckle. I'll holler at them
    tomorrow I guess.

  • Posted in thread: Austin Homebrew Closed? on 02-26-2014 at 05:50 PM
    I placed an order on Friday and these guys still haven't shipped. I tried to call them today
    and their phone says they are closed for the "holiday". Anyone live in Austin and know what is
    going on wit...

  • Posted in thread: Alcohol Taste in Hef on 02-09-2014 at 02:40 AM
    May be a pH issue in your mash. That would give a harshness taste similar to the alcohol taste
    you describe. Consider using phosphoric acid at least in your sparge water and possibly in your
    primary m...

  • Posted in thread: Racking to a secondary fermentor? on 01-24-2014 at 02:03 AM
    You guys are waaaaaaay to paranoid about using a secondary. Use it when you need to, make sure
    once the beer is siphoning you get your hose submerged, and it's all good. I've secondary-ed
    many many ti...

  • Posted in thread: Sticky Beer on 01-24-2014 at 12:27 AM
    I'll ask the obvious question... How long did you let it ferment in the first place? Also, what
    was the OGMy guess is it fully fermented. RIS is very strong and will have a higher FG than
    your typical...

  • Posted in thread: Racking to a secondary fermentor? on 01-23-2014 at 11:20 PM
    Yeah dude, you are way overthinking.To answer your question, your beer is not ruined by racking
    to secondary.For future, it is absolutely unnecessary to rack to secondary unless dry hopping
    or adding ...

  • Posted in thread: Is a fermentation this fast OK? on 01-23-2014 at 03:08 AM
    5 days is typical. Conditioning takes a couple weeks at least. Go on taste, you may be able to
    bottle/keg early.

  • Posted in thread: Which is better, several small starters or a big one on 01-23-2014 at 03:06 AM
    1 starter.less stress on yeastLess chance of infectionLess hassle

  • Posted in thread: is there enough yeast in my starter? on 01-23-2014 at 03:03 AM
    If your starter is fermenting within 24 hours you should be fine. Typically when you wash yeast
    you get like 300-400 billion cells at least, so my guess is you got plenty. I will typically
    split my wa...

  • Posted in thread: When to cold crash? on 01-23-2014 at 02:57 AM
    Cold crash benefits are really only seen in kegging. The natural carbing will generate more
    sediment than what is in solution right now. If you want beer clarity (I'm talking super clear)
    and you are ...

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