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  • Posted in thread: No kreusen with 05 in a dark beer? on 11-28-2014 at 03:14 AM
    I used US05 in an imperial stout a couple months ago, and as I recall, there was krausen.
    Looking back at my notes, I rehydrated, but I don't think that this would account for the
    presence or absence ...

  • Posted in thread: High ABV beer with high FG not carbing in keg on 11-26-2014 at 03:08 PM
    Is your gas bottle cold? Full bottles of CO2 sometimes don't like to go from liquid to gas or
    something when they are cold. You still get gas, just not what ya think. I keep my gas bottles
    at room tem...

  • Posted in thread: High ABV beer with high FG not carbing in keg on 11-26-2014 at 03:06 PM
    Hmm... I was going to ask if there was any way the CO2 could be leaking out, but if you're
    getting CO2 when you release the safety that doesn't seem likely. Something else you could try
    would be to pu...

  • Posted in thread: High ABV beer with high FG not carbing in keg on 11-26-2014 at 02:44 PM
    Possible to be overcarbed? Are you getting a lot of foam when you pour?Absolutely zero
    foam...I've never done it, but I am thinking of rolling the keg on the floor with some pressure
    applied.

  • Posted in thread: High ABV beer with high FG not carbing in keg on 11-26-2014 at 02:06 PM
    Are you sure you're getting CO2 into the keg? I would recommend making sure your tank and
    regulator are one and the QD is firmly pushed onto the post. What happens when you pull the
    manual release in ...

  • Posted in thread: High ABV beer with high FG not carbing in keg on 11-26-2014 at 01:52 PM
    Hi all,I have an imperial stout that finished out around 1.025 with an ABV of 9.75%. Finished
    higher than I wanted, but so be it.I normally force carb in the keg, cold crashing to around
    36-38 degrees...

  • Posted in thread: 30# grain bill in 15g pot? on 11-25-2014 at 07:58 PM
    I'm my opinion this would be more of a traditional all grain setup since all the water isn't in
    the pot from the beginning. Don't want to start a debate. Since you'll have a thicker mash you
    should pr...

  • Posted in thread: 30# grain bill in 15g pot? on 11-25-2014 at 04:13 PM
    The tipped bucket was the tricky bit.

  • Posted in thread: 30# grain bill in 15g pot? on 11-25-2014 at 04:12 PM
    Yeah I may need to try that. Cooler worked out ok, but it was a little cumbersome. Not bad for
    a first outing though...

  • Posted in thread: 30# grain bill in 15g pot? on 11-25-2014 at 02:11 PM
    Yep... 11 gallons was just doable. Interested to see how the cooler sparge goes.

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*********************** Steve On tap: Imperial Stout On tap: Oaked Scottish 80/- On tap: 'Mercan Ale On tap: Smithy ESB Conditioning: Apfelwein Conditioning: Dubbel In primary: DFH 60 minute IPA clone On deck: Old Peculiar clone
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