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Posted in thread: High Gravity Yeast Experiment on 06-27-2014 at 04:37 AM
I made a beer with an OG of 1.12. When I was finished I had way more wort than I needed, so I
did a little experiment. I intended to ferment the whole batch on WLP099 so I made an
appropriate starter ...
Posted in thread: Foamy Randall Pour on 06-19-2013 at 07:56 PM
Something like a nucleation effect taking place from the carbonation in the beer????? I'm not
sure but the beer tasted greatThat's kind of what I'm thinking. I like how Blichmann shows a
video of how ...
Posted in thread: Foamy Randall Pour on 06-19-2013 at 02:12 AM
Just got a Blichmann Hop Rocket and I'm getting a lot of foam.I added 3oz of leaf hops and
hooked it up to the keg with a Cobra tap to pour from. It's sitting in my kegerator so
everything is nice and...
Posted in thread: Hop back/ Hop Rocket question on 06-12-2013 at 05:36 PM
The aroma oils are not terribly water soluble and the more the ABV goes up, the better they
dissolve.If the oils disolve into the solution of beer, will that increase the flavor and
decrease aroma? O...
Posted in thread: Best way to add fruit to secondary? on 06-05-2013 at 12:45 PM
I used a bucket for the secondary.Freeze the fruit, chop it up, throw it in the bucket and rack
on top.Put a Nylon mesh bag in the bucket (think BIAB) and it will be much easier to rack into
a keg or ...
Posted in thread: Finally got a conical! on 06-05-2013 at 12:40 PM
Nice! I just started using a conical. Ferm temps do seem to get a little warmer in the conical
than in a carboy for some reason. I have have a Pale Ale with a nice banana flavor now because
of it. Now...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping and cold crashing help on 06-04-2013 at 02:48 AM
I've only bottled from a force carbed corny, but I'm interested in your cooler. What is that
sock above it? Can you tell us more about that?I have made some really great, clear beers and
I've never "c...
Posted in thread: keezer fan. on 05-29-2013 at 01:43 PM
I don't think paint would make much of a difference. When mine goes from room temperature to
freezing, it does get warm but after that its just maintaining temp and doesn't get warm at
Posted in thread: Multi-fruit Beer on 05-27-2013 at 04:00 PM
I've made a couple of strawberry beers that turned out really well. I used 6lbs of frozen
strawberries in 5 gallons.I made a base ale recipe. Then, transferred the beer on top of the
chopped fruit. Th...
Posted in thread: Fruit beer question - Preserves on 05-27-2013 at 03:45 PM
No. I would be worried about any additives in the preserves and the sticky mess left behind.