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Posted in thread: Automated Bottle Filling and Capping Station on 03-06-2015 at 06:18 PM
What do you guys think?I think it's time to start buying kegs.
Posted in thread: Grain storage options? on 03-06-2015 at 06:14 PM
I say go for the Home Depot buckets and the Gamma seal lids. I've got 17 of them. Yes, it was
pricey initially, but it's well worth it. It makes unmilled grain last years and completely
insulates it f...
Posted in thread: Aearation and head space on 03-06-2015 at 05:50 PM
It has widely been agreed that it would be virtually impossible to over oxygenate without a
closed vessel.It has? By whom? This is the first I'm hearing of it. Got a cite?
Posted in thread: REALLY concerned on 03-06-2015 at 01:27 PM
I'm going to throw out another possible explanation: StarSan.Is it possible you forgot to dump
the StarSan out of your fermenter before you racked the beer into it?Are you using an airlock
or a blowof...
Posted in thread: Do I need to transfer to a Seconday?! on 03-05-2015 at 06:34 PM
Not angry in the least. Just don't understand your train of thought in confusing the issue with
bottling being described as a secondaryIn unionrdr's defense, bottling is indeed the closest
thing to an...
Posted in thread: How do you use Belgian Candy Sugar? on 03-05-2015 at 06:30 PM
I'm helping a friend brew a Belgian Trippel this weekend, and the recipe calls for 2 pounds of
Belgian Candy Sugar. Unaware that it comes in both solid and liquid forms, I've bought the
solid kind, th...
Posted in thread: Cold crash or no? on 03-05-2015 at 06:25 PM
so for the priming calculation, would I use the temp that I'm planning on bottle conditioning
it at, or the temp it's at now?The warmest temperature it reached after fermentation finished.
It helps to...
Posted in thread: Stone Retiring Pale Ale, Releases Recipe on 03-05-2015 at 06:01 PM
Stone released the recipe several years ago. BYO had an entire article with Stone and a lot of
their recipes (including the pale).Linky.
Posted in thread: Cold crash or no? on 03-05-2015 at 05:58 PM
I don't know if such a short cold-crash would have much of an impact, but I doubt it could
hurt. No, you don't need to warm it back up prior to bottling - just go ahead and bottle it
cold. When calcul...
Posted in thread: Is it supposed to look like this? on 03-05-2015 at 01:35 PM
I like US-05 at exactly 63.5° F. It obviates the need for a blowoff tube.