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Posted in thread: Aeration prior to ferment on 03-30-2015 at 09:28 PM
I went cheap and got a wine degasser at my LHBS. Been using it for over 6 years and haven't had
any fermentation issues since.
Posted in thread: I think hop dust killed my vacuum sealer on 03-29-2015 at 11:55 AM
Try another bag. The Quality Control at foodsaver for their bags is atrocious. Out of 25 bags
in a box, 5 will not hold a vacuum. Reusing? Even worse, maybe 25% fail the second go around.
This is my e...
Posted in thread: Spring Giveaway! on 03-27-2015 at 08:48 PM
Posted in thread: Grain Bag Upcycling on 03-26-2015 at 10:38 PM
Your screwing me again Bobby. When I think back to all the bags I've just thrown away......
Looks good bud!
Posted in thread: Dry hop squeeze and time on 03-22-2015 at 09:04 PM
I wouldn't go any less than a week of dry hopping. I'd also leave the hops in the fermenter
when you rack to your bottling bucket. Like you said, no sense in stirring up stuff for
Posted in thread: Dry vs Liquid yeast on 03-21-2015 at 11:50 AM
For me personally, I would love if all yeast strains came in a dried form. Some do, but most
don't. I have no idea why. Excellent question, and hopefully we both can learn from others
answering your p...
Posted in thread: Looking for affordable RIMS system on 03-20-2015 at 10:22 PM
I built my own with no regrets. If your just building a tube with no electronics, can't beat
the price. I used Sawdustguys design. Link has part numbers and vendors.
Posted in thread: Prices going up? on 03-14-2015 at 07:06 PM
I think everything creeps up in price. Beer is just one of them. I so rarely go to the 'beer'
store anymore. Price isn't such determining factor as it used to be because of that. About the
only time I...
Posted in thread: Pale ale tommorow, hop combos? on 03-14-2015 at 07:00 PM
Thanks for the replys. I have never used Citra so not sure what to expect. I was doing a 8.5
gallon batch and planning on this. To much citra in your opinion Hammy?Magnum13.5%0.750
Posted in thread: Pale ale tommorow, hop combos? on 03-14-2015 at 12:57 PM
In my opinion....You can't go wrong with any combo of the "C" hops. However, Citra I only use
in small doses. For me, a little bit goes a long way.