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Posted in thread: Left Hand Milk Stout Clone on 10-11-2014 at 05:11 PM
One week after brewing I took a gravity reading and I am @ 1.029 - seems very high. I have
never had a beer stall out fermenting. I swirled the fermenter and have it now @ 70 - hoping it
will kick bac...
Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 02:22 AM
The water level is near the beer level, the fermenter wants to float! I usually circulate ice
bottles in the tub to keep the water temp near 60 but then I talked myself into the idea that
if the water...
Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 01:30 AM
My fermenter is submerged to the point that it almost wants to float - there is very little if
any beer above the waterline so the stick on thermometers are no good. I can put my digital
against the b...
Posted in thread: Fermenting in tub of water on 07-15-2014 at 01:17 AM
I ferment in buckets submerged in a tub of water in my basement. Ambient temperature is 66-68,
the tub of water tends to be a few degrees cooler unless I augment with ice. My question is,
without a th...
Posted in thread: Oxyclean mistake on 06-15-2014 at 04:43 AM
So this was my first time using oxyclean as a cleaner. I used the oxyclean free stuff, I used
3/4 of a cup to 5 gallons, I then let it sit for about 20 - 30 min, I then poured it out,
forgot to rinse,...
Posted in thread: 525SS tension on 06-05-2014 at 03:36 AM
Thanks - that's a great pic. Looks like I assembled right and there are no leaks - guess that's
all that really matters!
Posted in thread: 525SS tension on 06-03-2014 at 08:20 PM
I tore down and cleaned my 525SS's last night, after assembly I had no leaks but the tap
handles move so freely I am afraid they will just fall open. Before the cleaning they seems to
have more resist...
Posted in thread: Great article on yeast on 05-27-2014 at 06:05 PM
Read this great article today Strange Brews: The Genes of Craft Beer and the part that talked
about how DRASTICALLY different the same recipe was when simply changing yeast got me thinking
I am in a y...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-15-2014 at 01:54 AM
Count me in! Thanks!
Posted in thread: new Northern Brewer catalog. megapot 1.2 on 01-11-2014 at 04:24 PM
Anyone using a 15gal for 5gal batches? Is it too big/tall for this?I do BIAB in a 10gal pot and
many times have little to no room to spare when mashing, thinking a 15 would give me ample