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  • Posted in thread: Looking to go into kegging. Questions inside on 09-23-2014 at 10:15 AM
    They will balance unless on separate regulators. You should get the manifolds with built in
    check valves because if you don't and you put a higher carbed keg in line it will bleed into
    the lower ones ...

  • Posted in thread: Inline copper cfc? on 09-23-2014 at 10:04 AM
    If the wort tube is large enough that it would not clog,you could do it. I would think it would
    be like whorlpooling. If you could filter it, would be better. I wouldn't do it with a plate

  • Posted in thread: Anglo-American Pale Ale recipe critique on 09-23-2014 at 09:36 AM
    I have been doing the FWH on myIPA and APA and am having a difficult time finding out how many
    IBU's it contributes. where did you get your 20 IBU calculation from? Also when I omitted the
    60 min bitt...

  • Posted in thread: 30 hours no activity on 09-15-2014 at 10:02 AM
    How old was the package, is it the one that was sitting on the shelf with the kit? There good
    for 2 years if kept in a fridge. I would rehydrate another (fresh) package and pitch.

  • Posted in thread: Cold crashing versus just kegging on 09-04-2014 at 11:42 AM
    When I started kegging I turned my cold crashing fridge into a kegerator. It is set at 40* and
    it amazed me how much longer it took the kegs to clear verses the carboys at 38*, about twice
    as long. Am...

  • Posted in thread: Stressed Yeast? on 09-04-2014 at 11:16 AM
    I noticed similar issues with attenuation when switching to all grain. It boiled down to not
    enough oxygen. When extract brewing you add up to 1/2 of the total wort as tap water that is
    oxygenated,so ...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 09-03-2014 at 12:27 PM
    I tried to make an ordinary bitter, which when fermented with almost any English yeast is
    drinkable in about 28days, kegged it in 21 days, that was july 8th, and it is still cloudy and
    just now drinka...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 08-26-2014 at 10:42 AM
    Perfect time for an experiment, hide a 6 pack for 4-6 months and see if they aren't very fizzy
    at that time. i think that yeast just keeps slowly chewing on on stuff ,kinda like bret does
    very slowly....

  • Posted in thread: Over pitch on 08-26-2014 at 10:25 AM
    I only repitch from beers 1.060 or less and med to low hoppieness. After rinsing(lots of info
    on that elsewhere on this site)there is enough to split into 2-3 1.060 beers or one monster. I
    like to pit...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 2575-PC Kölsch II on 08-25-2014 at 10:36 AM
    I have been using this yeast for IPA, DIPA,honey kolsch, bitter kolsch,amber,oktoberfest,ect.
    Used different temps from 55 to 68f and found that 59*f was the sweet spot. The 2 at 55*f took
    4 weeks to ...