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Posted in thread: Bottling Right out of the Primary (Conical) on 01-07-2015 at 02:53 AM
Thanks for the input. I think I'm going to need a keg to really make this work... Next project.
Posted in thread: Bottling Right out of the Primary (Conical) on 12-28-2014 at 08:42 PM
In my ongoing quest to create the laziest brew set-up possible, I've come across Brew Demon's 2
gallon conical fermentors. Has anyone tried using these as a primary and bottling right out of
Posted in thread: Grains / Hops / Yeast Tables on 01-17-2014 at 12:02 AM
I'm putting together a spreadsheet style recipe calculator. Does anyone have a source for
updated ingredients tables to easily copy and paste (ex: list of hops and their AAs)? Most of
the ones I'm fin...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-11-2013 at 09:35 AM
The barrels have re-used for decades in a lot of cases, so they are as neutral as can be. They
are mostly used to create a nice home for all the microflora, and it allows a certain amount of
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-10-2013 at 07:08 PM
Thanks guys I guess I'm going to do a few (non-sour) dark beers first to try and break in the
barrel.I know that smaller barrel = more surface area. Another thing that it means is that the
wood is les...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-09-2013 at 04:15 AM
O ya scrubbing is out of the question. I'm not sure what exactly I will do In order to reuse
the sour yeast. It would be nice to just give the barrel a quick rinse and then rack in the
next beer assum...
Posted in thread: Reusing sour barrels on 04-08-2013 at 02:00 AM
So I've got a 5 gallon barrel. It had bourbon in it for 250 days. Soon I will attempt my first
sour ale. I'll be fermenting with a commercial Belgian yeast and then racking to the barrel
with some Jol...
Posted in thread: Imperial Red? or something else? on 03-11-2013 at 05:59 PM
Posted in thread: Imperial Red? or something else? on 03-11-2013 at 03:40 AM
This is what I'll be brewing tomorrow. I was originally aiming for an imperial red but I've
strayed quite a bit from the standard recipes in that category. I'm mostly interested in your
Posted in thread: Sudden Temp Rise on 02-10-2013 at 10:50 PM
Thanks! Gassing off makes a lot of sense. However, I'm not convinced of the imperfect seal
theory. Are there any other theories as to why to why this is only effecting one beer? The one