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Posted in thread: Washed yeast shelf life and Dry hopped washing on 02-26-2013 at 04:58 PM
What will freezing washed yeast jars do? I have several washed yeast jars, all dated, most
under 2 months old.I know there are a few I won't be using soon. If I freeze them, will the
yeast last longer...
Posted in thread: Learned things this weekend about evaporation on 12-18-2012 at 11:20 PM
I did not top off. I left it go at around 4 gallons. If I bottled I might have been more
particular about it, but I keg. I am a big advocate of the saying, "Relax ... Have a
home-brew"I think two thin...
Posted in thread: Kegging or going all grain? on 12-18-2012 at 05:20 AM
I stopped brewing for several years because I hate bottling. My keg investment rekindled my
love for brewing. Because I bought a keg system, I took the step to AG. My next step will be a
Posted in thread: Learned things this weekend about evaporation on 12-18-2012 at 05:14 AM
I fell behind in my brewing lately so I decided to piggyback a double brew batch this past
weekend.When I determine my water volumes, I usually end up with 6.25 gallons of wort before I
boil. This wee...
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 11-29-2012 at 12:01 PM
I brewed version #6 and kegged it last week.I poured one glass of my own next to a glass of
blue moon. Results were very good, but not perfect.I used the 0.375 ounces of coriander and 1.5
ounces of Pe...
Posted in thread: Brewing first all-grain (Dead Guy Ale clone) on 11-10-2012 at 08:41 PM
Joy division, any reports from ur first day doing all grain brewing?
Posted in thread: Brewing first all-grain (Dead Guy Ale clone) on 11-10-2012 at 11:43 AM
There might be an advantage to adding water to the grains, but I think it is easier to
eliminate dough balls by adding grain to the water as I stir the whole time.
Posted in thread: Brewing first all-grain (Dead Guy Ale clone) on 11-10-2012 at 01:42 AM
Most new all grain brewers batch sparge. You will add your initial water to your unheated mash
tun and then add your grain. The cool mash tun and cool grain will both lower your water temp.
Again, my ...
Posted in thread: Brewing first all-grain (Dead Guy Ale clone) on 11-10-2012 at 12:43 AM
Joy Division,Most people aim for a 5.5 gallon post boil because after siphoning from the
primary fermenter, some liquid is left over and that likely accounts for around a half gallon,
leaving you will...
Posted in thread: soda not carbonating, what am I doing wrong on 10-29-2012 at 02:57 PM
Will a small leak cause this issue??? I turned the main valve off at the tank and when I
checked back the next day, the pressure dropped to around 5 psi from 25 psi. I am wondering if
the soda is not ...