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Posted in thread: The Big Three should die on 07-25-2016 at 01:09 PM
Yeah, I think being in one of the good parts of the country for craft beer influences how I
think about the issue too. Even though we have a huge bud lobby, our distributors are "small"
and regional. ...
Posted in thread: S04 given up on 07-15-2016 at 11:11 AM
I never take samples to confirm fermentation is done, I just leave them for 2 weeks. I keg, so
if they're not quite done, I'm not worried about bottle-bombs, that's just that much less CO2
that will h...
Posted in thread: Need Good Lager / Pilsner Recipe on 07-15-2016 at 11:10 AM
My house lager is 8 lbs 2-row, 2 lbs corn, 1.25 oz Hallertauer @ 60:00, fermented at 50° F with
34/70 lager yeast. It's an amazing crowd-pleaser, and my guilty pleasure on a hot summer day.
Posted in thread: The Big Three should die on 07-12-2016 at 04:36 PM
except taking profit and income out of American soil.So buy shares in them. They're publicly
traded. I personally own thousands and thousands of dollars' worth of ABI stock. It's been one
of the best ...
Posted in thread: S04 given up on 07-12-2016 at 04:20 PM
Are you measuring the gravity with a hydrometer or a refractometer?
Posted in thread: Whirlpool arm above or below wort level on 07-08-2016 at 06:37 PM
How does one "de-gas" their brewing liquor? Are we to boil our brewing water for an hour, then
chill it, prior to mashing?
Posted in thread: Whirlpool arm above or below wort level on 07-08-2016 at 06:36 PM
Mine is below the surface. The goal is a steady, circular motion of the wort, not agitation.
Posted in thread: Fermentation stuck at 1.035 - already repitched once on 07-08-2016 at 06:32 PM
More yeast won't help, something else is going on here. OP mentioned he had "very active"
fermentation after just 12 hours, and even with the underpitch, fermenting that warm would
encourage strong ye...
Posted in thread: Push Line Cleaner with air compressor not CO2 on 07-06-2016 at 03:17 PM
I just use one of the Chugger pumps I already have, and a special length of silicone tubing
with a liquid-out post on the end, as described in this thread.
Posted in thread: Eliminating Secondary Fermenter on 06-30-2016 at 04:58 PM
I've always used a secondary though, simply because it aids in clarifying before
bottling.How?How does disturbing the beer, redistributing the particulates evenly throughout,
result in clearer beer th...