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Posted in thread: What is a good price for kegging equipment? on 08-26-2014 at 10:06 PM
Check your LHBS... a couple of the ones around me are much cheaper than buying online and then
paying for shipping. One I don't necessarily like going to sells his pin locks for $35 with a
new set of ...
Posted in thread: Cause of astringency? on 08-26-2014 at 03:15 PM
What is your water chemistry and what are you adding to it?Don't batch sparge more than twice.
Once for low OG beers.This and/or acidify your sparge water a bit. For the grain, how much care
are you t...
Posted in thread: Online Buying Rather Than Local on 08-21-2014 at 03:39 PM
I'm split. My LHBS is rarely open, and doesn't usually have all the stuff I need or they don't
turn over their inventory fast enough. So I don't buy much from them and prefer to go online.
The next cl...
Posted in thread: Yeast Blending for Saisons on 08-15-2014 at 05:24 PM
Anytime 3711 has played a role in my saisons, they have always gone down to at least 1.004, but
are usually 1.001-3. I usually mash low and have a decent amount of simple sugars as well to go
Posted in thread: Saison, the blank canvas of brewing on 08-15-2014 at 04:37 PM
I really don't like to add much, if anything, for spices in my saisions. I really prefer to
make the yeast to the work. Occasionally I'll add a touch of coriander or certain peppercorns,
but very smal...
Posted in thread: Adding coffee to a stout on 08-14-2014 at 08:01 PM
Hmm that's weird, what do you think gives it a seafood taste?? ;):D
Posted in thread: Adding coffee to a stout on 08-14-2014 at 04:23 PM
I recently kegged a coffee stout. I used the cold brew method and didn't boil or anything
afterwards. I added it when I racked to the keg. Coffee is pretty acidic and I boiled the water
prior, so I do...
Posted in thread: Primary Bucket w/ Spigot on 08-13-2014 at 10:39 PM
I've done it before with no issues. The amount of sediment would depend on how much you
transferred to the bucket and if you dry hopped. Personally I have only had sediment go up to
the spigot's level...
Posted in thread: Temperature Slightly Too High? on 08-13-2014 at 05:56 PM
US05 is very forgiving. You might get some off flavors if the temp is ~72-73, but nothing that
is too terrible or will ruin the beer.A really easy way to help control temperature is to get a
Posted in thread: Temperature Slightly Too High? on 08-13-2014 at 04:34 PM
What yeast are you using? US-05 or similar?