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Posted in thread: Braggot - full boil or not? on 02-25-2014 at 09:39 PM
Hi All,I am thinking of brewing a 5g batch of braggot, however, I don't want to boil the whole
5g for an hour to hop it. I assume a half-boil will do just fine, however that would still
Posted in thread: SOS minikeg bombs panic! on 10-15-2013 at 10:37 PM
Ok, here's what I did:I took a marking awl (long tapered), sprayed it with starsan, covered
with vaseline and carefully wedged it between the middle plastic bit and the outer rubber bit
of a 2-piece b...
Posted in thread: SOS minikeg bombs panic! on 10-15-2013 at 10:27 PM
I wish I had easy kegs (the ones with a tap) but mine only have 1 hole to be used with a
tapping system =(Any other suggestions?
Posted in thread: SOS minikeg bombs panic! on 10-15-2013 at 08:52 PM
Hi All,I have recently bottled a duvel clone, with 2 gal going into minikegs and 3 gal into
glass bottles.The beer has been in primary for 3.5 weeks and due to my laziness and stupidity I
only took on...
Posted in thread: Apartment ferm temps on 09-22-2013 at 07:38 PM
Hmm...If you want controlled temp, then "Son of fermentation chiller" is a good way to control
temp. Cheap and reasonably easy to make. Search for it on this forum.However, depending on the
Posted in thread: Any beginner kvass recipes? on 09-18-2013 at 06:20 PM
Thanks guys!All fermenters are in use now but I am going to try kvass soon.
Posted in thread: Harvesting Tripel Karmeliet - smell of apples on 09-15-2013 at 01:58 PM
Well, yeast is now harvested and frozen. Looking at how well-carbed the starter was I suspect
that there might have been a lot of conditioning yeast in the original bottle :(
Posted in thread: Oh Boy, Blowoff Contamination? on 09-15-2013 at 01:55 PM
Don't rack to secondary? ;)
Posted in thread: Harvesting Tripel Karmeliet - smell of apples on 09-14-2013 at 09:13 AM
Thanks Hex.I've stepped up to 1.7l and there is a krausen ring on the flask this morning so it
looks like it fermented well.The apple smell is now a lot weaker - must have been the high
Posted in thread: Harvesting Tripel Karmeliet - smell of apples on 09-13-2013 at 09:36 PM
Hi all!I found a bottle of Tripel Karmeliet in a local shop and decided to try stealing the
yeasties from the bottle sediment.I brewed a 200ml starter with 20 gr of DME and pitched the
sediment into i...