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Posted in thread: question on a keg for a keggle conversion on 02-13-2013 at 10:47 PM
What resource does a consumer have if the retail outlet/ distributor refuses to take keg
back?Aluminum or stainless?First, lets clarify that I am talking about the literal direct
interpretation of own...
Posted in thread: question on a keg for a keggle conversion on 02-13-2013 at 10:00 PM
You can't just assume that someone that has kegs got them by "shady" means. I use a keg in my
setup, but received it from a buddy who owns a bar and was going to toss it out after the
Posted in thread: Noob needs help on 02-13-2013 at 09:49 PM
Did you make a gourmet meal from scratch your first time cooking or did you follow somebody
else's recipe?Yes, I used a recipe. But by the time I started brewing myself I was unsatisfied
with the kits...
Posted in thread: help on 02-13-2013 at 10:43 AM
From Wyeast Labs..."High pitch rates can lead to: •Very low ester production •Very
fast fermentations •Thin or lacking body/mouthfeel •Autolysis (Yeasty flavors due
to lysing o...
Posted in thread: bottles keep building pressure on 02-13-2013 at 10:40 AM
What temperature do you keep your fridge at? I had bottle bomb issues with a root beer I made.
The champagne yeast kept carbonating in my fridge at 42F, and they would spray 7ft in the air.
I have the...
Posted in thread: Noob needs help on 02-13-2013 at 10:33 AM
This is one reason why I don't clone beers. Why try to make someone elses beer? I would much
rather enjoy my own. If the gravity has stopped dropping, it is ready. Bottle it, wait, and
Posted in thread: yeast on 02-12-2013 at 08:58 PM
No, I haven't made a starter for any of my beers and haven't had any problems using WL yeast.
It is a matter of storage and time that I don't make starters.
Posted in thread: yeast on 02-11-2013 at 09:56 AM
I use WLP004 for all my stouts.
Posted in thread: Hydro reading drop massive on 02-11-2013 at 09:31 AM
If I am deciphering your post right, you forgot to put the airlock back on. If so, put the air
lock on immediately! If there was still active fermentation going on while the air lock is off,
Posted in thread: Hello Folks on 02-11-2013 at 08:28 AM
Boiling with the lid off allows any DMS from mashing to escape. But I used to boil with the lid
cracked and never had any DMS present in my beers. Believe me, if you have DMS in your beer,
you will kn...