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Posted in thread: Adding zest to secondary on 02-03-2016 at 02:42 AM
I've zested grapefruit w/ just a quick wash for my grapefruit IPA with no problems on at least
6 batches...and I've used raspberries, jalapenos and peaches w/o boiling on at least 13 batches
Posted in thread: Help balancing new keg system please! on 02-03-2016 at 02:36 AM
What happens when you turn off the gas, vent your keg and then pour? What temperature is your
beer at and at what PSI and duration did you carb?
Posted in thread: Primary is done, rack to secondary or just dry hop in the primary? on 01-05-2016 at 12:46 AM
Thanks guys. I just bottled this weekend and the hops dropped right down. This is gonna be my
cleanest dry hopped beer yet! One strange thing happen though. My second gravity reading (at
room temp) wa...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Or Recipe Issue? on 12-29-2015 at 03:56 AM
It sounds like a sticky fermentation. I always, even with lagers, raise my temp up after
primary is showing signs of stopping. It helps clean up some esters and helps push those last
gravity points ou...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Or Recipe Issue? on 12-28-2015 at 01:48 AM
How do you measure gravity?Hydrometer...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Or Recipe Issue? on 12-28-2015 at 01:47 AM
It could be an equipment calibration issue. Say your thermometer was off 6 F then you would
actually be mashing at 158 F which could explain the high FG. Or your hydrometer could be off,
does it taste...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Or Recipe Issue? on 12-28-2015 at 01:40 AM
Did you pitch a big healthy yeast starter? If yes you may have transferred to secondary too
soon. I've had success with lager simply letting it sit in the primary for 2 months, tasted
exactly like the...
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation Or Recipe Issue? on 12-25-2015 at 08:21 PM
So I brewed an Oktoberfest using Wyeast 2112 California Lager, was expecting a F.G. of about
1.012, but ended up with a F.G of 1.023. The first batch was fermented at 58 degrees F. I
decided to do a s...
Posted in thread: Primary is done, rack to secondary or just dry hop in the primary? on 12-25-2015 at 08:12 PM
So, I new to skipping the secondary and I'm getting ready to dry hop a brew. I plan on dry
hopping for five days with pellets and then I'm gonna cold crash. This will also be the firt
beer I cold cras...
Posted in thread: Grapefruit IPA Recipee opinion on 11-25-2015 at 08:53 PM
Your FG seems a bit high...I would recommend drying it out a bit more as to not have the
maltiness round out and mute the drier, more tart aspects of the grapefruit profile you are
going for. I'd say ...