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Posted in thread: Brew beer without malt extract on 05-12-2014 at 05:03 PM
Sounds like it could turn out like a Abita style beer but they are lightly hoped.
Posted in thread: Why does my beer foam up after I open a bottle of it? on 05-12-2014 at 03:09 PM
Over carbed. And all beer has a "yeast infection" we add it on purpose to make alcohol. If it
tastes fine it's probably not infected with unwanted bacteria.
Posted in thread: Keg noob on 05-12-2014 at 01:21 PM
It seems to me that pin locks are cheaper and easier to find. If I didn't already have ball
locks I would switch. Also my advice is to do set it and forget it method of carbing instead of
shaking or s...
Posted in thread: First all electric brew on 04-28-2014 at 02:14 PM
I have one of those cheap dome perforated false bottoms meant for a cooler that I have drilled
out to accept 1/2 inch fittings. A better mash tun is on the wish list but it works for now
with some ric...
Posted in thread: First all electric brew on 04-22-2014 at 06:54 PM
I have to use a half pound of hulls otherwise the grains get so compacted from recirculating I
don't get enough flow through the false bottom.
Posted in thread: First all electric brew on 04-22-2014 at 01:23 PM
Good to hear that someone else has to use rice hulls and not just me. I modeled mine after Kal,
just need another pump and it will be completed. Right now I have to put the boiler on the
ground but it...
Posted in thread: chocolate milk stout stall? on 04-20-2014 at 01:54 PM
My milk stouts always stabilize around 1.020. There are a lot of unfermentable sugars in there
and I don't think you will ever get down to 1.010. Leave it alone at this point and check it
again on day...
Posted in thread: First Beer - Primary Time? on 04-18-2014 at 04:35 PM
Darker beers like porters can benefit from some extra time in the fermenter but that depends on
your own tastes. If it's stable bottle it and save some to taste a couple months down the road
to see if...
Posted in thread: Belgian Wit Beer Fermentation Question on 04-18-2014 at 04:25 PM
Star San is a must in my brew cave but I use vodka in my airlocks. If you are going to bottle
make sure it is done fermenting before with a hydrometer to avoid bottle bombs. I like my wits
young so I ...
Posted in thread: How do I know if my beer got infected? on 04-18-2014 at 04:14 PM
While good sanitation is paramount in making great beer I have found that as long as you pitch
a large healthy yeast colony little oops moments don't always end in tragedy. I think we all
have had a b...