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Posted in thread: Is this weld ok? on 01-08-2014 at 10:59 PM
It's your boil kettle. As long as chunks can't stick, the burner and 60-90m boil will take care
of the rest.You're only concerned about the inside. Outside doesn't matter.Relax and fire that
bad boy u...
Posted in thread: keezer temp swings on 04-09-2012 at 06:43 PM
Yes, that is normal. What is happening is the controller shuts down the compressor, but the
lines are still very cold and it coasts downward.Also, for your serving freezer, let the temp
probe measure ...
Posted in thread: Olde Ale Yeast suggestion on 12-23-2011 at 10:13 PM
I brewed an Old Ale with 9097 in June 2009, and still have a few bottles. Broke another one out
a couple weeks ago, and wow! They have been in my beer fridge at ~50F and have matured into
Posted in thread: Recipe thoughts/advice on 07-06-2011 at 09:33 PM
Lots of people do all Chinook IPAs and from what i hear they turn out great.I do one every year
and split out half for a wet harvest ale with my homegrown chinook. I love this hop. It's
really a compl...
Posted in thread: Recipe thoughts/advice on 07-06-2011 at 08:48 PM
I would suggest two things:1. Consider using some hops as first wort hops to bring out a
rounder hop flavor. 2. Flavor hops around the 15-20 minute mark. With just bittering and aroma
Posted in thread: Anyone cut the dip tube on their corny kegs? on 06-06-2011 at 02:39 PM
I just toss my dip tube into the wallpaper paste tray I use for my racking canes, etc.I think
that this thread is another show of finding what works for you. There are good reasons for both
Posted in thread: Anyone cut the dip tube on their corny kegs? on 06-06-2011 at 01:37 AM
Easier than you may think, especially if you have more than one keg on that gas branch.
Posted in thread: Odd yeast activity on 06-05-2011 at 06:30 PM
Only time it's safe to bottle is when the FG stabilizes. Otherwise you will have overcarbed
beer at best, or bottle bombs at worst.
Posted in thread: Odd yeast activity on 06-05-2011 at 05:57 PM
Only way to know if you've hit FG is to take gravity readings over a couple days. With this
being fermented with cider yeast it probably won't act like an ale yeast. They are long and
Posted in thread: Anyone cut the dip tube on their corny kegs? on 06-05-2011 at 05:53 PM
I did this to one keg and I regret it. It leaves about a half pint or more in the keg. It
doesn't make that much of a difference unless you ferment or rush your beer into the keg.