Last Activity:11-11-2014 3:56 PM
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Posted in thread: what constitutes a high gravity or big beer? on 11-20-2014 at 02:59 PM
Gravity wise I think most people would put the line at 1060. Yeast starters/multiple packs of
yeast become mandatory beyond that point. ABV wise, north of 8% probably starts being
Posted in thread: Questions about partigyle on 10-16-2014 at 05:59 PM
Not sure what your setup looks like, but if you can mash enough grain to do a 15 gallon batch,
you should be able to a hefty partigyle. There are charts available ( Like this one---> )
that help you...
Posted in thread: To bottle or not to bottle? HELP! on 10-09-2014 at 05:26 PM
Put your cases of bottles in trash bags and tie them closed if you are worried about
explosions. Helps keep the shrapnel and splatter off the floor, walls, ceiling, etc.
Posted in thread: 2 beers out of 1 mash/boil on 10-09-2014 at 02:57 PM
I love doing partiglyes and split mashes. My excuse was always to make 2.5 gallons (1 case) of
something strong enough that I don't necessarily want to have on tap which I can bottle and
age, and then...
Posted in thread: Double IPA on 10-06-2014 at 05:29 PM
I believe general consensus is to not do secondary fermentation transfer any more. I stopped
transferring to secondary carboys a while ago, and I think giving the yeast extra time to clean
itself up i...
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 07-17-2014 at 09:48 PM
I had success with an imperial saison that came in at 11%. Used the belle saison yeast
harvested from a session saison. Went from 1084 to 1002 in a six week primary fermentation in
the low 70s. Muy bu...
Posted in thread: Sanke adapted for home brew fixtures on 06-08-2014 at 04:43 AM
UPDATE: I removed the little check valve ball and everything worked fine.
Posted in thread: Sanke adapted for home brew fixtures on 06-07-2014 at 04:34 PM
204278Here's all the parts. Am I missing something, or do I need to remove some redundant
component since I have the ball lock posts?
Posted in thread: Sanke adapted for home brew fixtures on 06-07-2014 at 03:58 PM
Yeah, that's what I thought. Beer on top, gas in the side right? Twist and and lock down. I
actually have ball lock fittings attached to the sanke, and they latch in solid too, so there
shouldn't be a...
Posted in thread: Sanke adapted for home brew fixtures on 06-07-2014 at 05:06 AM
Gas is on. Keg is carbed and ready to serve. Coupling was screwed in until it stopped and the
handle was locked down. I just took it apart again, but I'll put a pic up when its back