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Posted in thread: Frustration after 4th brew! on 09-17-2015 at 07:12 PM
Am I the only one thinking he's not leaving it in the primary long enough? 2 weeks is nothing
if there is suspicion of the yeast being stressed.He should forget the secondary and leave that
beer in th...
Posted in thread: I am giving up beer for 30 days on 06-04-2015 at 06:49 PM
I'll wait till December to try this whole no drinking for weeks at a time thing. Don't think
I've done that since 2nd year College. A baby is a damn good motivator, I probably wont even
have energy to...
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Importance? on 05-14-2015 at 02:26 PM
It's a ****ty picture I attached but it's what I've already built for my chamber. I'm just
missing the door, insulation and the hole in the side for my fridge to sit. I also do not have
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Importance? on 05-14-2015 at 01:43 PM
Just how important is it to have one? Aside from the obvious ability to Lager year round what
sort of benefit will I get out of the setup?Right now I set aside a great spot in my basement
that year ro...
Posted in thread: How many batches to make quality beer? on 04-07-2015 at 04:52 PM
"good quality" is so subjective. Unless you have entered a beer and received a good score I
don't think you should be saying you have brewed "good quality" beer. How many of these 1-3
batch guys enter...
Posted in thread: How many batches to make quality beer? on 04-07-2015 at 03:51 PM
I love how many people were making fantastic quality beer on their second and third brew. I
thought my first batch was great, but to be making consistently fantastic quality beer....100
plus batches a...
Posted in thread: How many batches to make quality beer? on 04-06-2015 at 05:19 PM
I feel like I just did the past year. Probably close to 25 batches. No other real way of
explaining why other then there is ALOT of bad and misinformation available from people
claiming to be experts....
Posted in thread: Things the SWMBO says....... on 03-17-2015 at 03:56 PM
2 months ago:Wife- "There's too many damned kegs around. I can barely do Laundry!"Me- "I'm
filling it today relax".Wife -"Why do you need so many kegs?!"Last night:Wife - "When are you
going to have m...
Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 01-29-2015 at 03:15 PM
Aerating or oxygenating is used because the yeast need to produce sterols which become part of
their cell walls. These sterols create a special channel in the cell wall that helps the yeast
Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 01-28-2015 at 07:33 PM
I've been having problems lately with acetaldehyde in my finished beers. Aging doesn't seem to
change anything so I've attributed this to under pitching and then removing from the fermentor