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Posted in thread: Boiling full 5g batch. on 12-20-2013 at 03:02 PM
No, just be sure to rinse it well.
Posted in thread: WLP001 - Ale Yeast - Any experience here? on 12-20-2013 at 02:56 PM
I usually ferment that strain around 65-66 with no issues. I don't have personal experience
with fermenting it at lower temps, but I've read that low 60s can create peach/apricot esters.
Posted in thread: Boiling full 5g batch. on 12-20-2013 at 03:13 AM
Stainless shouldn't rust, but if another steel part scraped against it there could be iron
particles embedded in the surface of the SST, which can rust. Can't tell if that's what's going
on, but at an...
Posted in thread: Keg Life on 12-20-2013 at 01:43 AM
Months, perhaps years for some styles. You can look at a keg as being nothing more than a giant
Posted in thread: anyone seen a keg leak here? on 12-20-2013 at 01:39 AM
Yeah, that's no good. I hope you can exchange it.
Posted in thread: Boiling full 5g batch. on 12-20-2013 at 01:35 AM
Did you start with cold water? If so, that's not bad. It usually takes me 20-30 minutes to get
from tap temp to mash temps, then another 30 minutes to get from mash temps to a rolling boil
with my Bay...
Posted in thread: double type faucet on 12-18-2013 at 07:38 PM
Yep, the Perlick 575 works just like that.
Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-18-2013 at 04:37 PM
I use Bells' yeast when I want that tart flavor it's known for. I pitch in the high 60s and
ferment at 72-74 and it always comes out great.
Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-18-2013 at 01:57 PM
I'll do that. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Looking for a nice fruity liquid yeast on 12-18-2013 at 12:43 PM
I got the Bell's yeast from another forum member, so I'm not sure what it was harvested from. I
assumed the amber ale, but I really don't know. Unfortunately, I can't get Bell's brews in my
neck of th...