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Posted in thread: When to give up on sulfur smell? on 11-26-2013 at 02:55 PM
Try putting a piece of sanitized copper in the keg for a week or two. You could use a length of
copper tubing suspended with monofiliment fishing line. Cheers!!!
Posted in thread: Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical on 02-28-2013 at 02:33 AM
You all are going to drive yourselves nuts trying to get a good seal on your conical. For the
record I've brewed 100's of gallons in mine without one bubble in the blow off. Never had one
bad batch, a...
Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-29-2012 at 01:57 PM
Never dump it until you've tried everything at your disposal. Right now I'd say that's time.
Leave it in the primary for the full 3 weeks, 4 wouldn't hurt. Then package it and forget about
it for a mo...
Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-24-2012 at 09:16 PM
Word. Prob will let it set til week 3. Should I leave temp @ 64-66 ?I'd let it rise up to room
temp to finish out. Cheers!!!
Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-23-2012 at 04:55 PM
Just let it ride. Every time you open the fermenter you open the door for an infection. As long
as I know fermentation took off I never check my Ales until week 3, Lagers week 4. Cheers!!!
Posted in thread: strong Alcohol taste and smell on 10-23-2012 at 04:38 PM
The beer is still green. Give it another week in the primary to let the yeast finish its job &
then package it. If everything else is right the beer will be fine... Cheers!!!
Posted in thread: Stressing Yeast in IPAs on 10-23-2012 at 04:22 PM
I've heard of stressing yeast to create esters in Wheat Beers but never heard of doing it with
IPA's, although it sounds logical... Cheers!!!
Posted in thread: Perume in my bottles. on 10-22-2012 at 08:25 PM
Never having been in those shoes all I can offer is what I'd try. 1) Remove rubber washers. 2)
Soak with diswasher detergent or Oxyclean for a few days as mentioned above. 3) Rinse. 4) Place
Posted in thread: 4.5 Cubic Foot Mini Fridge For Kegerator? on 10-16-2012 at 03:50 PM
Same reply from another forum in case others over here are interested...
Posted in thread: Why do my ales seem "creamy"? on 10-15-2012 at 05:28 PM
I typically leave it for one week. Temperature is whatever it is in my basement in Michigan
(usually around mid 60's to 70.Okay, I think you're tasting/feeling diacetyl. Google it and see
if it fits. ...