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  • Posted in thread: Tell me to calm down...RIS gravity on 07-18-2014 at 09:13 PM
    I would try pitching some wlp99 in there to get it to ferment down more. The only times I have
    ever had stuck fermentations was in dark beers. I still don't really know why that is. However,
    1050 is s...

  • Posted in thread: Dispensing water from a keg on 07-14-2014 at 10:52 PM
    You could also push the water with an inert gas like argon vs C02.

  • Posted in thread: Aging in plastic - best worst option for aging Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 07-10-2014 at 09:09 PM
    Use corn sugar as candi sugar is a bit less predictable. Long necks would be fine as others
    have said as long as you don't carb above 3 volumes. 1.012 is probably where the beer will
    stand but wait a ...

  • Posted in thread: Aging in plastic - best worst option for aging Belgian Dark Strong Ale on 07-10-2014 at 05:40 PM
    IMHO I would leave it in primary for 3 to 4 weeks and then bottle it. I moved away from using
    plastic buckets when I realized that the seals weren't very good and let in oxygen. The 5gal
    carboy would ...

  • Posted in thread: mash ph on 07-10-2014 at 05:23 PM
    Instead of using acid you could trying using german acidulated malt and see if that helps.
    Using that for 1-3% of your grain bill usually is a good starting point for lighter colored
    beers. Starting o...

  • Posted in thread: mash ph on 07-10-2014 at 03:57 PM
    I am in agreement with aj, you are also going to need a pH meter so you aren't just shooting in
    the dark.

  • Posted in thread: Homebrew belly issues on 07-07-2014 at 05:07 PM
    If you have diarrhea every time you drink homebrew then it sounds like you might have a allergy
    or something. Does this happen when you drink non-homebrew beer also? Maybe you should go to an

  • Posted in thread: Compound leaching from Plastic/PVC equipment on 07-07-2014 at 04:00 PM
    We constantly are consuming and absorbing plastic compounds. In the USA plastic is used for
    like everything. Do the coolers leech? Seems like they probably leech at least a bit of
    something. Why doesn...

  • Posted in thread: Alvinne's Morpheus Yeast on 06-19-2014 at 11:09 PM
    I would be aware that sometimes the breweries bottle with a different yeast then their
    proprietary one in order to avoid folks "stealing" it.

  • Posted in thread: First Water Adjustment - Bru'n Water on 06-16-2014 at 06:36 PM
    If you donate money to Martin he will send you the paid version which he updates periodically.