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Posted in thread: Pipeworks Yeast on 11-14-2015 at 07:55 PM
War bird uses belle saison yeast, everything else is us-05.
Posted in thread: Kettle lid sanitization on 02-12-2015 at 01:33 AM
IBut after watching Brew Dogs, I wonder how anyone ever gets an infected batch. Throwing yeast
in with your bare hands?!?I thinks it's safe to say there's a lot of TV magic.
Posted in thread: My first barrel aged beer on 02-09-2015 at 07:58 PM
Keep it in there until it's tasting up to your standards then rack it accordingly. Maybe look
into picking up a ph meter.
Posted in thread: Kettle lid sanitization on 02-09-2015 at 07:55 PM
If you have a boil ripping, wouldn't the heat and steam coming off essentially pasteurize the
Posted in thread: Raspberry Brown Ale on 12-24-2013 at 10:22 PM
When I add 60oz of puréed frozen berries I lose a degree or two, but then the beer comes back
up to ambient. If you have a ferm chamber and a Johnson you can just tape the probe to the side
of the fer...
Posted in thread: Hoppiest commercial brew you have ever drank? on 09-08-2013 at 12:54 AM
For pure dank hop flavor you can't get better then a nice Pipeworks IPA. In Chicago they are
the best that's available period. I don't mean they have one or two good IPA's I'm talking half
a dozen plu...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Brown Ale on 09-07-2013 at 03:55 AM
I've been experimenting with raspberries IPA's for the last nine months having pitched 36oz of
frozen whole berries into secondary for almost every batch.The last batch I brewed was an
imperial and I ...
Posted in thread: WARNING: Plastic Kegs on 07-03-2013 at 12:17 AM
BumpSo I recently heard of a local craft brewery that had a filled and pressurized keg explode
over night in their chiller room. I also did a little digging and found Sanke kegs are state to
have a ma...
Posted in thread: Four day old stir bar stops working on 06-09-2013 at 03:57 PM
Doubling up on magnets does not work for me. I experimented with it however the added force is
enough to keep the fan from spinning.
Posted in thread: Refractometers on 06-05-2013 at 07:20 PM
So there are a ton of cheap ones on the market, any recommendations on a solid, precise one
that will read in gravity.I figure nearly all the cheap ones are the same Chinese POS
rebranded, who builds ...