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Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp Adjustments on 01-20-2015 at 12:47 PM
Eh, whatever.... it's too late now and I'm sure it will be fine. Don't worry. Those first few
days are key.
Posted in thread: Galaxy on 01-19-2015 at 10:19 PM
I like dropping galaxy as the 15 minute addition.
Posted in thread: What to buy? on 01-18-2015 at 04:06 AM
how about another bucket and then $60 worth of awesome ingredients for beer?
Posted in thread: New counter flow chiller questions. on 01-17-2015 at 03:07 AM
So apparently they make these crazy things called pipe caps which should screw right onto the
compression fittings I'll be using.... Geeze talking about needing to do some research before
Posted in thread: New counter flow chiller questions. on 01-17-2015 at 02:43 AM
So I used to use a friends plate chiller but don't have easy access to it anymore and thought
it could clog a bit to easily so I went out and got a counterflow chiller. It's a bit wider and
I'm going ...
Posted in thread: First all grain brew day on 01-17-2015 at 02:02 AM
The only problem is that your not relaxing and drinking a beer. It's all good!
Posted in thread: Ordering ingredients on 01-17-2015 at 02:00 AM
For most beers I use dried yeast now. Cheaper, more viable and easier. For specialty beers I'll
buy the wet stuff because there's better variety. I'm an MN guy so Midwest Supplies and
Northern Brewer ...
Posted in thread: RIS, bottled, not carbonating. on 01-17-2015 at 01:52 AM
I always repitch a half pack of dry US-05 yeast before bottling big beers that have aged for a
significant amount of time. That said, last month I bottled a Dopplebock and a Barleywine but
Posted in thread: Cascadian Dark Ale specs on 01-17-2015 at 01:46 AM
There is endless debate around this topic but for me it's just a IPA that's black. I guess it
could be a APA that's black too, and one of the best beers I made was just that. I like to use
Posted in thread: Imperial Stout on 01-17-2015 at 01:41 AM
I might be late for this but the biggest thing I can suggest for those big beers is proper
aeration and a low starting temp for fermentation. Otherwise you can wind up with something