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Posted in thread: Fermenting again? After a month? on 12-12-2013 at 07:44 PM
A temperature change could release some dissolved CO2. Did it get a little warmer?
Posted in thread: Should I Dump This Trub Before Pitching on 11-12-2013 at 08:21 PM
Posted in thread: Gearing up for St. Patty's Day - IRISH RED! on 01-29-2013 at 07:34 PM
I think you really need to use one of the liquid Irish yeasts to make it an Irish Red. The
yeast character is key to this style.
Posted in thread: Quick to keg beers? on 01-23-2013 at 07:05 PM
To get the lid to seal wet the rubber gasket with starsan. Put the lid on and crank the
pressure up to 40 psi. It should seal. No need to secondary when kegging unless you are doing
fruit or wood. The...
Posted in thread: Quick to keg beers? on 01-18-2013 at 09:32 PM
1040 hefe can be ready. Its meant to be a little yeasty.
Posted in thread: Lordy 40 Ale...40 ingredients. Whatcha think? on 01-18-2013 at 09:06 PM
Add in an ounce of 4 different sugars to get you to a real 40 ingredients instead of the
bottled water bull.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on my second beer? on 10-25-2012 at 11:12 PM
Fermentation temps are best kept stable. Best thing to do is keep brewing. Make another batch
with the temp controller and see if things improve.
Posted in thread: Beer in cancun? on 10-24-2012 at 10:54 PM
Leon is pretty good. Montejo is good too. A couple you don't get in the US.
Posted in thread: Wort Temp vs. Fermentaiton Chamber Temp on 09-28-2012 at 11:50 PM
Temps can be anywhere from 5 to 10 degress higher depending on how vigorous the yeast are
fermenting. Just tape the probe to the carboy to keep it at the set temp.
Posted in thread: Ipa recipe on 09-25-2012 at 12:01 AM
First off I would cut back on the crystal malts. I personally don't use any crystal in my IPAs.
Also I would switch the Nugget and the Cascade and add more late hops.