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Posted in thread: Freezer with controller - ferment, lager and cold crash? on 01-22-2015 at 05:46 PM
You will have to compromise somewhere. Personally, since I think fermentation temp is the most
important than I would make that priority one and than base my beers off of that until you get
Posted in thread: No brew activity after 24hrs on 01-14-2015 at 07:13 PM
No activity. I allways use dry yeast and i dont uasually rehydrate, and all grain.you didn't
answer his question. No airlock activity, wouldn't worry about it.
Posted in thread: What craft beer do you secretly despise? on 01-14-2015 at 01:41 PM
Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout. I don't even see how they call it a stout!You cant be serious?
That is a top 5 beer for me...easy.I definitely don't hate them, but I feel that Stone's beers
have gone do...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 vs Johnson on 01-12-2015 at 01:29 PM
This guy should also get a mention! me awhile to find this guy so posting it for those that
are still looking. I would have gone STC but dont trust my DIY skills. Been using the auber for
awhile now ...
Posted in thread: Which of my brewing sins is the worst? on 12-30-2014 at 07:49 PM
Your only mistake (of any consequence) was pitching at 77 and fermenting above 70. Yes. The
room was 68 you say (although unless you live in a lab incubator it fluctuated above and below
Posted in thread: How long do you ferment? on 12-20-2014 at 04:29 PM
I agree. There are a few exceptions, but rarely is a 6 month old beer at its peak.As a
certified BJCP judge, I agree that oxidation is the most common flaw, and it's in the majority
of the beers I've ...
Posted in thread: How long do you ferment? on 12-20-2014 at 04:13 PM
How do you recommend purging a carboy with co2.
Posted in thread: How long do you ferment? on 12-20-2014 at 04:11 PM
That is usually why I rack into a 5 gallon glass secondary with as little headspace as
possible. Unless you are doing a pressurized transfer I am not sure that being to careful about
oxygen is worth t...
Posted in thread: How long do you ferment? on 12-20-2014 at 03:17 PM
Stating what has already been said but this is generally my process:Depends on the gravity of
the beer but in general none of my beers go less than 14 days. I mostly brew in the 5-7% range
and let it ...
Posted in thread: Mash tun insulated "jacket" idea for gravity system on 12-20-2014 at 09:07 AM
Seems like a whole lot of work for something a cooler does a great job at. Why not build a
gravity system and still use the cooler mashtun. Longevity won't be an issue, entry users of
that system that...