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Posted in thread: Racking cane, do I need one? on 07-26-2015 at 04:26 AM
I like spigots. Bought an auto siphon but never use it.I agree the plastic spigot seems hard to
keep clean, but I replace them once a year just in case the starsan doesn't get everything
Posted in thread: How do you decide when it's time to D-rest your lager? on 07-20-2015 at 06:47 PM
It seems like all you guys rely on rules-of-thumb and not regular SG readings, no doubt because
you've all had so much experience brewing lagers. What are the visual signs you look for?I'd
hate to hav...
Posted in thread: How do you decide when it's time to D-rest your lager? on 07-17-2015 at 10:26 PM
https://v4s2.yimg.com/so/7358/12897504943_8aa0d6b509.jpgI D-rest all my beers (ales or
lager).In my opinion, it's a good practice to let them free rise up to the max recommended
fermentation for the y...
Posted in thread: Yeast Recommendation for Baltic Porter (1.080 OG) on 07-13-2015 at 07:55 PM
I brewed an 1.061 Oktoberfest with Saflager 34/70 then pitched the 1.081 Baltic Porter on the
full yeast cake.It's a great
Posted in thread: Sunday Morning on 07-12-2015 at 06:11 AM
Church - I teach the 1st - 3rd grade Sunday School class.I never would have asked to teach the
kids of that age but I've enjoyed it, mostly.So, the brewing only occurs on Saturday mornings.
Posted in thread: Octoberfest on 07-11-2015 at 05:35 PM
In your situation I'd just brew 5 gallons and work on a larger mash tun.I use a 70qt cooler and
can do any 10 gallon beer I would want.Back to your plan, if you insist... Leave a few pounds
Posted in thread: Who is Brewing this 4th of July....or at least the weekend? on 07-08-2015 at 05:18 PM
Here is an update on the IPA that I brewed on the 3rd.... In a few days I plan to cold crash,
warm back up to cellar temp and then dry
Posted in thread: BrewToad Or BeerSmith *Worth it*? on 06-29-2015 at 02:34 AM
Try the free trail of BeerSmith.If I may elaborate... buy a copy of Brewing Classic Styles and
do as many as you can. Put each brew in BeerSmith... write too many notes (if that were
Posted in thread: BrewToad Or BeerSmith *Worth it*? on 06-29-2015 at 02:31 AM
Try the free trail of BeerSmith.
Posted in thread: Octoberfest and Saflager? on 06-29-2015 at 02:28 AM
Yes, I have a 34/70 Oktoberfest on tap now and its great!Then I piched the BCS Baltic Porter
from Jamil on the yeast cake. You should try it.