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Posted in thread: Bottle Priming on 04-29-2014 at 09:22 PM
I'm going to assume that you're avoiding multiple transfers because you're skipping the
bottling bucket and bottling from the fermenter (?). Personally, I find that approach to be
incredibly messy and...
Posted in thread: What do you hate most about brew day? on 04-22-2014 at 09:30 PM
My back is usually screaming at the end of the day. That's about it, though. I like the
waiting. It gives me a chance to sit quietly and think. Or have lunch. Both of which can be
Posted in thread: Moldy beer? on 04-22-2014 at 09:22 PM
I've had yeast behave this way. It was using US-05. Only time it's ever happened, though I use
that yeast all the time. It just clumped up like cheese curds, all the way through fermentation
Posted in thread: Does your brew seem to disappear quickly? on 04-16-2014 at 09:13 PM
Look at the bright side. You could be like me. I have no friends, and I don't get to brew
nearly often enough....
Posted in thread: Sour beer on 04-15-2014 at 09:31 PM
The previous posts are giving good advice, but I'm just going to complicate things slightly, if
you all don't mind. If you're getting a "tart" note to the beer, it could be something else.
Posted in thread: does this look infected to you? on 04-14-2014 at 08:41 PM
I think I'm seeing what the OP is referring to. It's hard to make out, but it looks like
there's a film on the surface that would make me concerned, too. I'd say, if you really want to
know, leave it ...
Posted in thread: keg smaller gas dip tub on 04-12-2014 at 03:40 PM
You can do that, too. I cut mine because it was easier. 'Took all of about 30 seconds. No
oiling, no drilling, no cleaning up to do. The only purpose of the gas dip tube is to hold an
o-ring in place,...
Posted in thread: keg smaller gas dip tub on 04-11-2014 at 08:07 PM
If I'm understanding your question, yes, that's the tapered gas tube. FYI, if you don't want to
use the plastic one, you can use a shortened SS tube. You'll just need to cut it down to about
1/3" in l...
Posted in thread: Gelatin Not Working on 04-09-2014 at 08:23 PM
You can add the gelatin to warm beer (beer temp. makes no difference), you can add it to the
keg, and you don't need to stir. You're not doing anything wrong. You're not getting the goo
from the botto...
Posted in thread: Kolsch Recipe Critique on 04-09-2014 at 07:33 PM
If you're shooting for a "traditional" version, I'd say the percentage of wheat looks a bit
high to me. I'd also say that 1 oz. of hops at 15 minutes will break the mold a bit, too.
You're definitely ...