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Posted in thread: keg wont carb on 06-01-2011 at 11:52 PM
i force carb kegs all the time - 30 psi for 36-48 hours.so i took 2 kegs and hooked up to the
same c02 same time. put to 30 psi for 48 hrs. keg#1 carbed fine and keg #2 didn't, just slight
Posted in thread: Anyone notice they drink more/faster with kegging than bottling? on 05-31-2011 at 12:13 PM
Has anyone noticed they were drinking more when they switched from bottling to kegging?Yes.Ill
just have a little half glass as a taster intead of opening a full bottlean hour later I have
had six lit...
Posted in thread: First All Grain Brew on 05-15-2011 at 02:02 PM
Sounds like it went reasonably well. Efficiency might be a tad low but perfecting the process
is part of the fun...gives you a reason to brew again, and again, and again...
Posted in thread: So I want to go AG... what do i need? on 05-15-2011 at 01:54 PM
Awesome guys, im loving all the response. To be honest perhaps when I am in my 40s I will own a
big gleaming AG set up, but currently I am 31 with three boys, a brand new wife and a brand new
Posted in thread: Best Thermometer on 05-15-2011 at 01:11 PM
Buy a thermapen. Issue solved.Agreed. They are expensive but mine does triple duty (brewing, in
the kitchen, at the grill.)... I can't justify the expense to my sugar momma. I will however
put it on m...
Posted in thread: Low carb and pissed on 05-12-2011 at 02:41 PM
Moving to warmer area upstairs = good. Flipping bottles = meh, but it makes you feel like
you're doing something to help. My 1.050 pale ales carbonate in 2 weeks. ALL of my 1.060 stouts
have ALWAYS ta...
Posted in thread: Do campden tablets de-chlorinate water on 05-06-2011 at 03:43 PM
Another thing to keep in my mind is that many of the aquarium conditioners also contain oils (I
think aloe vera) to coat and aid the fish. Not sure what affect this would have on the beer -
Posted in thread: Do campden tablets de-chlorinate water on 05-06-2011 at 03:13 PM
I have no idea about the example cited here, but it's important to remember that subtle
differences can take something from harmless to poisonous.For example, Carbon Dioxide is CO2
and Carbon Monoxide...
Posted in thread: Do campden tablets de-chlorinate water on 05-06-2011 at 02:47 PM
A little chemistry help here please...The aquarium dechlorinator I use, Sodium thiosulfate, is
Na2S2O3.Campden tablets are sodium metabisulfate which is Na2S2O5.How much difference do two
Posted in thread: Do campden tablets de-chlorinate water on 05-04-2011 at 11:56 AM
Keep in mind that most chemicals sold for the aquarium industry are usually not labeled for use
on food fish or fish that may enter the food chain. I personally wouldn't use them for anything