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Posted in thread: Keezer / Fermentation build on 09-01-2016 at 06:53 PM
Looks good! Nice work. Right now i'm only using a 2 gallon bucket on the hump (still haven't
made a bigger reservoir from HVAC ducting like I intended), but I agree the system does great
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-30-2016 at 06:10 PM
Brewed this up this past weekend and brewday was a nightmare (due mostly to my lack of
preparation). I got the king of all stuck mashes by a) crushing the grain too fine, b) not
adding enough rice hul...
Posted in thread: Too late to open the keg to "fix" the beer? on 08-18-2016 at 06:20 PM
Good call!I pulled a few more pints off last night and WOW...the harsh bitterness has already
mellowed out.It isn't as clear as I was hoping....still hazy, no particles floating
around...but the taste...
Posted in thread: Too late to open the keg to "fix" the beer? on 08-18-2016 at 02:55 AM
I vote don't do anything to it until you've pulled about 6 to 10 beers off the keg. You may
find that it mellows out more once all those hops/grapefruit particles are relatively cleared
Posted in thread: Too late to open the keg to "fix" the beer? on 08-17-2016 at 04:09 PM
I guess my point is that the rind particles may be settled at the bottom of the keg and the
first couple pulls will be stronger than the rest maybe. Sorry for the captain obvious post.
Posted in thread: Too late to open the keg to "fix" the beer? on 08-17-2016 at 03:30 PM
Oh yes, I love a nice Citra hop as well.So last night I pulled another pint and tasted it.It
seems like the harsh bitterness of the peel is actually starting to mellow out.Do you think
theres a chance...
Posted in thread: My first stab at an Xmas ale on 08-17-2016 at 03:24 PM
Ingredients all look good. I’d agree that no starter is needed with dry yeast, and 2
packets may have been a bit overkill, but you should definitely get good attenuation and a fast
Posted in thread: Stirring boiling wort.... on 08-15-2016 at 07:16 PM
Wow... I am actually trying to think of the last time I actually stirred the wort while
boiling....I would say probably the last time I added sugar or extract to the boil (I am all
grain). Point being...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-15-2016 at 02:41 AM
interesting...are you using a pond pump to circulate glycol or water?Pond pump in 5 gallon
bucket circulating water when temp controller tells it to. Fans blowing on the trans
cooler.Glycol wouldn't h...
Posted in thread: What I did for beer today on 08-15-2016 at 01:02 AM
Put this all together... Seems to be working good 366302366303366304