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  • Posted in thread: Canning wort for starters? on 12-18-2014 at 04:43 PM
    Fridge temps won't preclude nasties from growing in your wort and there is no guarantee that
    boiling alone (not under pressure) will be hot enough to kill everything, particularly the more
    toxic stuff...

  • Posted in thread: Canning wort for starters? on 12-18-2014 at 04:39 PM
    I regularly can starter wort. I just did a batch the weekend before last. It makes throwing a
    starter together a 5 minute exercise. I do 12x quart jars and 12x pint jars at a time, which is
    4 gallons ...

  • Posted in thread: wilserbrewer BIAB bags on 12-18-2014 at 02:15 PM
    So I have a question.. I'm sure its covered but do you squeeze your hop bag? i boiled in mine
    for the first time over the weekend and i wasn't sure if i should squeeze my hop bag or
    not.I've never use...

  • Posted in thread: A little stressed about my starter on 12-18-2014 at 01:22 PM
    Looks fine to me.

  • Posted in thread: Oops! High OG 1.072 on Oatmeal Stout. on 12-17-2014 at 11:31 PM
    I'd let it go. 5%, 6%, 7%, whatever. It's all good.

  • Posted in thread: 3 kegs, 2 gas lines on 12-17-2014 at 10:58 PM
    As long as the Hefe keg is sealed well, it will stay carbonated. Each pull you take will cause
    it to lose a little bit of carb, but it will take a while before it's noticeable.

  • Posted in thread: Hoist setup ideas on 12-17-2014 at 09:20 PM
    I do not think pulling the bag for 10g batches will be doable without a hoist. With 12 gallons
    of water + the grains sitting on top of your bag, it will take something like 120 lbs of
    lifting pressure...

  • Posted in thread: Hoist setup ideas on 12-17-2014 at 08:53 PM
    Once the bag has drained, it's not that heavy. Just lift it up and drop it into a bucket and
    set out of the way.I've never brewed full batches indoors, just smaller 3-4g batches. For
    those, I've alway...

  • Posted in thread: Yeast attenuation/is this an okay substitute? on 12-17-2014 at 08:37 PM
    I don't know about the WL045 Scotch WHISKEY yeast.I have used WL028 Edinburgh Scotch Ale Yeast
    and liked the results. I would see if they have any of it.+1For a Scotch ale, I'd use a
    Scottish ale yeas...

  • Posted in thread: Is this possible? on 12-17-2014 at 08:20 PM
    I doubt you'll lose a full 2 gallons to the grains, especially if you squeeze the bag at all,
    it will likely be about half of that. I find with minimal squeezing I get around 0.075g/lb loss
    to absorpt...

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