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Posted in thread: Should I secondary a porter? on 05-26-2014 at 04:56 PM
I have always used a secondary, but not sure I'm getting any value out of it. My ABV is similar
to yours and I'm planning on 3 weeks in the primary, then keg for the next one.
Posted in thread: Pump / chiller help! on 05-26-2014 at 12:16 AM
I'm looking forward to learning more about this one myself. I'm in the process of buying a CFC
(leaning toward the Therminator). Many thanks to any and all who provide info on their favorite
ways to s...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 03-17-2014 at 03:20 PM
A few lucky people are going to win some great stuff!
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing 12.5 Gallon Conical Fermenter Giveaway! on 01-07-2014 at 02:59 AM
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Posted in thread: Racking to secondary on 11-17-2013 at 07:19 PM
I almost always rack to the secondary although I agree that for most it often isn't necessary.
I only have a twin-tap system and I'm often not ready to keg when the ale is ready which means
it can rem...
Posted in thread: My yeast starter went crazy on 11-17-2013 at 07:08 PM
Fermcap-S definitely works as do the larger flasks, but all-in-all, I found starter solutions
to be a PITA that I just don't want to work with. I've shifted to dry yeast whenever possible.
Quality is ...
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Posted in thread: Flameout vs dry hop or both on 06-21-2013 at 12:53 PM
As the consensus seems to be, I do both as well for my IPA/APA. Usually 3 minutes or so before
flame out and then during the second week in the primary fermenter.
Posted in thread: SG question on 06-17-2013 at 12:51 PM
Sampled first bottle last night and it was great! Still a little sharp, but with a little more
aging this is going to be a great one. For info, it was bottled on 5/14/13 and first was opened
on 6/15. ...