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Posted in thread: A question about mashing on 09-04-2012 at 05:33 PM
Alright. Cool. I am not alone in this then!Thanks for the input.I seem to always overshoot the
strike water temp, so I will keep a pot of cool water on hand at the ready from now on.One last
Posted in thread: A question about mashing on 09-04-2012 at 05:11 PM
I brewed up my first lager earlier this summer and it is now, finally, ready for drinking.I was
a bit disappointed to find that is a bit sweeter than I would like, or would expect, for a
lager. Being ...
Posted in thread: Sow me your pump/plate chiller stand on 08-09-2012 at 04:48 PM
That is a great idea!I have a platform I threw together out of some scrap wood and I am not all
that happy with it.It works, but takes up way too much room for storage.Can you show me the
bottom of th...
Posted in thread: Lakeside Lager on 07-07-2012 at 12:45 AM
Racked this to secondary last night.Took a gravity reading tonight...and a little sample.Holy
crows! This is a good beer...and it is still cooking!
Posted in thread: My corny spunding valve build on 07-05-2012 at 12:51 PM
I'm in tampa so I will be paying a lit of attention to this thread. I have three sankes do you
think this is feasible for sanke use?Absolutely. I believe that the sanke path is surest.Trying
this in 5...
Posted in thread: My corny spunding valve build on 07-04-2012 at 04:48 PM
Thanks for the info.I think I have a bum Corny for doing pressurized ferments in. It doesn't
seem to seal properly.That one may be sold back to my LHBS.
Posted in thread: Primary fermentation in corny keg on 07-03-2012 at 05:59 PM
I would think not.It probably wouldn't hurt to lay a blanket of CO2 on top of the wort, but if
your yeast get to work in a hurry, I wouldn't think it would be all that necessary.
Posted in thread: My corny spunding valve build on 07-03-2012 at 01:10 PM
CS223,I have my first pressurized ferment going (I think), but I am not seeing any pressure
reading on the gauge. I am using a two-keg setup with a quart of boiled water in the bottom of
Posted in thread: Primary fermentation in corny keg on 07-02-2012 at 04:36 PM
I have my first pressurized fermentation under way!Can't wait to get home tonight to see if
there is actually any pressure building in there.
Posted in thread: CO2 Charger for Racking? on 06-27-2012 at 02:43 PM
Thanks for the input, folks.I was hoping that you could just squeeze a bit of gas at a time
from the charger and this seems to be the case.If worse comes to worst, I will grab the CO2
tank and regulat...