Last Activity:12-05-2013 11:33 PM
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Posted in thread: My adventure of opening a brewery in Chicago on 12-06-2013 at 05:15 AM
I hope these questions aren't too prying. Did you have to get a business loan, or did you
already have enough money for startup? Also, how long did it take before you started generating
Posted in thread: Ideal temp range to carb/condition on 12-03-2013 at 06:07 AM
70-72 is what I shoot for. How cool is the room? If it's too cold, it will take the bottles
longer to carb.
Posted in thread: Slowing down fermentation on 11-25-2013 at 09:17 AM
Oops, I just realized this isn't a beer forum. Foreign territory for me! I'd delete the post,
but this is the best I can do.
Posted in thread: Oxidized malt on 11-25-2013 at 04:14 AM
Oxidation has less to do with the grain age (unless it's been weeks and weeks since it was
crushed, I would think), but more to do with the fermentation and packaging process. Wild
Posted in thread: High OG on 11-24-2013 at 12:18 AM
Did you weigh the grains yourself or did someone at the LHBS do it? Maybe they accidentally
gave you a little more grain? One time there was a new guy at my LHBS who got my grains, and I
think he grab...
Posted in thread: US-05 mistake on 11-20-2013 at 04:36 AM
It finished! 1.011! I also tasted it, and it has a super dry finish. Is this normal for this
yeast? Just curious.
Posted in thread: US-05 mistake on 11-17-2013 at 02:29 AM
Okay, then that's what I'll do. Thanks!
Posted in thread: US-05 mistake on 11-17-2013 at 02:18 AM
I've been keeping it around 60. If nothing changes in a few days, I'll let it warm a little.
Posted in thread: US-05 mistake on 11-17-2013 at 02:03 AM
Update - it might be stuck. I went to add the dry hops today, decided to check the specific
gravity too. It's at 1.040 approximately. I've never checked the gravity this soon before, so
I'm not sure i...
Posted in thread: Tis' The Saison - Spiced Raspberry Ale on 11-14-2013 at 02:44 AM
some reason, my ipad makes it look fuschia. It really is a darker red.