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Posted in thread: DMS from Fermentation? on 09-12-2012 at 12:32 AM
I brewed my first pilsner (also my first lager) two weekends ago and it tasted great going into
the fermenter; there was no hint of DMS. That made sense because I boiled vigorously for 90 min
Posted in thread: Beer Quick Disconnect Won't Connect to Post on 07-09-2012 at 03:00 AM
Ahhh...it could be a super strong poppet spring. I'll check that out next.
Posted in thread: Kegging beer and force carbonating on 07-08-2012 at 11:30 PM
Here are my 2 cents:1. When do you keg your beer? I keg my beer once all yeast action is
complete. Fermentation is usually complete after 3-4 days, but the yeast are still actively
absorbing their pre...
Posted in thread: Beer Quick Disconnect Won't Connect to Post on 07-08-2012 at 10:38 PM
I just bought a used corny and replaced all the O-rings / poppets. I kegged a pale ale this
morning, but when I tried to attach the quick disconnect, it wouldn't latch. The QD attaches
fine to my othe...
Posted in thread: 3rd and final attempt at american wheat do you see anything wrong?!? on 05-19-2010 at 03:55 AM
I believe that's a belgian witbier rather than an american wheat beer. You might try the Jamil
Show for some pointers on the style. I will also say that it is a very difficult style. Do you
have a sec...
Posted in thread: Pouring Guinness - methods explained? on 04-07-2010 at 02:24 AM
One more way that I've done myself:Carbonate with CO2 to 1.6 volumes. At the very beginning of
the pour, open the CO2 tap just a crack, allowing gas to come out of solution. After about a
Posted in thread: Fermenting Rotten Egg Smell on 04-07-2010 at 02:07 AM
I get these smells often from various wheat yeasts regardless of fermentation temperature. It
usually happens toward the end of fermentation and dissipates after fermentation has stopped.My
Posted in thread: Homebrew Stir Plate Potentiometer Issues: Assistance Appreciated! on 04-06-2010 at 02:47 PM
Walker, several of the potentiometers I've tested act like the volume potentiometers you
described, including the 5k ohm one, but it is labeled "Linear." I need to read the packages of
these things mo...
Posted in thread: American Wheat yeast on 04-06-2010 at 05:30 AM
There's a flavor in the American Wheat style that comes from the yeast. It's hard to describe,
but you know it when you taste it. In my opinion, S-05 or Nottingham would not produce that
flavor and th...
Posted in thread: Homebrew Stir Plate Potentiometer Issues: Assistance Appreciated! on 04-05-2010 at 10:56 PM
I used a 5k ohm pot in my build, it will stop the fan completely, and give me a good adjustment
range, your combination of fan and power supply may change the operation but it is a starting