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Posted in thread: Shake the carbination into the Keg - Does it affect Flavor? on 09-28-2009 at 04:36 PM
The only reason I ask is because I want to try some of the beer in a day or two after kegging,
just to see where it stands. I will allow it it age and carb under the proper psi (per the
Posted in thread: Shake the carbination into the Keg - Does it affect Flavor? on 09-28-2009 at 01:38 PM
I have read that, after kegging, I can jack up the pressure in my keg and simply shake the hell
out of it to get it carbonated immediately. Obviously, I would purge all the oxygen out. Im
sure this wo...
Posted in thread: Can I Mix and Match US 2 Row and Maris Otter? on 08-27-2009 at 12:12 PM
Thank you for the correction on that. I had a feeling that what I read may have been a little
BS, and more of an opinion. I just want to verify that I can 1) mix these two without any weird
Posted in thread: Vojvodina Hops - How to use it??? on 08-27-2009 at 12:10 PM
Ya, Im still sitting on 4 oz, and Im afraid to use it because I dont know where they would be
good. Supposedly they are supposed to be good for a high AA noble aroma. Im scared to do that
no knowing e...
Posted in thread: Can I Mix and Match US 2 Row and Maris Otter? on 08-27-2009 at 12:22 AM
I have a recipe that calls for about 8 lbs of 2-row. It is a scaled down version of the
Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale posted by Yuri have about 5 lbs of US 2 row, and about 6 of Maris
Otter. Can I just ...
Posted in thread: Why does my brew taste horrible? on 08-22-2009 at 11:10 AM
I use iodaphor, and Im pretty sure I am mixing it right. I am using Pittsburgh water. Same as I
always have. There have been no changes that I know of.It started fermenting at about 71
degrees, but go...
Posted in thread: Why does my brew taste horrible? on 08-22-2009 at 12:46 AM
I have brewed about 18 AG batches. I have had 1 batch that was undrinkable, my 15th... WTF?I
can only describe it as a chemical-ish, bitter, "baking soda" taste. I dont really have any
better of a way...
Posted in thread: Is greater than 100% efficiency possible? on 07-30-2009 at 01:18 PM
Kaiser, I am considering my volume after it has cooled. Thanks for checking those numbers for
me. One thing that I have noticed, I definitely dont get as high of efficiency if I only bre a
5 gallon ba...
Posted in thread: Is greater than 100% efficiency possible? on 07-29-2009 at 08:36 PM
Beersmith states "actual efficiency" at 90.66, and "Efficiency into Boiler" at 95.93. I assumed
I wasnt getting any tannins if the runnings dont fall below 1.008. I use an evaporation rate of
9% per h...
Posted in thread: Is greater than 100% efficiency possible? on 07-29-2009 at 07:17 PM
Im sorry, that was a poorly written comment.I infuse to sac temp with 25.2 QUARTS. Then I fly
sparge till I collected 12.2 gallons. So, i cant really get 96%, can I?