Last Activity:11-29-2010 10:08 AM
Posted in thread: Slowly leaking corny keg? on 11-14-2010 at 07:22 PM
thanks, sorry for the late reply, family problems... the keg is disconnected all the time, but
I will try the different tricks you suggested and I get back to you. cheers
Posted in thread: Slowly leaking corny keg? on 11-01-2010 at 05:42 PM
Yes, I filled the keg up some extra with the Co2 and then I used soapy water (the same as with
bicycle tires). No sign of any bubbles though.
Posted in thread: Slowly leaking corny keg? on 11-01-2010 at 05:00 PM
Hi,my cornelius keg is letting off pressure, but I do not seem to find where. I have tried to
put water to see bubbles to no awail. It is also only leaking down to the pressure of 1.6 Bar.
Do anyone h...
Posted in thread: Fermentation problem on 10-12-2010 at 09:24 AM
I wouldn't worry too much about krasen or no krausen. Altough the vast majority of brews will
exhibit a krausen, not all of them do in my experience. I have one batch right now that looks
like dirty c...
Posted in thread: Fermentation problem on 10-11-2010 at 09:58 PM
Unless you take a gravity reading you don't know what's really going on, not by airlock
bubbling or by whatever you mean by the amount of foam. Neither of those signs are effective,
they don't tell yo...
Posted in thread: Fermentation problem on 10-11-2010 at 02:07 PM
there never was any foam, not at the start nor now. There is fermentation however, I always
judge the fermentation on the the foam so I cannot judge if it is an normal level fermentation.
Posted in thread: Fermentation problem on 10-11-2010 at 12:58 PM
I started a beer last friday with dried yeast, the mash does not seem to go on normally.
Allthough there is fermentation, there is no foam like usual. It could be that the yeast was
past the last expi...
Posted in thread: Loss of head due to spices on 02-17-2010 at 09:50 AM
Could easily be the oils from the citrus zest. It takes a surprisingly small amount of oil to
ruin head retention. Might want to try dried orange peel next time.Cheers, I'll try and dry
them next time...
Posted in thread: Loss of head due to spices on 02-17-2010 at 09:15 AM
I've made a pale ale spiced up with coriander, orange and grapefruit peel to ferment together
with the beer at the of the fermentation. It was the zest from 2 oranges and 1 grapefruit, I
have kegged i...
Posted in thread: Malt extract - contents? on 02-16-2010 at 04:41 PM
The main difference is in the composition of the non-fermentables, more caramelization of the
higher saccharides. The mono- and di-saccharides aren't effected.so caramelized higher
saccharides are som...