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Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 08-30-2016 at 04:35 PM
I can't seem to hit my volumes reliably but if I hit my fermentation temps right it is almost
always good beer. I have made more bad beer by making my own recipes or by subsitution of
Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 08-30-2016 at 04:34 PM
In my last IPA, I got everything finished up, yeast pitched, fermenter moved downstairs, and I
rigged up a blowoff tube (I anticipated an aggressive fermentation) and realized a few days
later that I ...
Posted in thread: Too Much Sediment In Bottles on 08-09-2016 at 11:32 AM
I had some that looked exactly like that once and I determined with a powerful flashlight that
it was a thin layer only running up the side of bottle above the normal amount of yeast.Yes, it
Posted in thread: Too Much Sediment In Bottles on 08-05-2016 at 07:43 PM
You wouldn't want to do that during bottling, but oxidation is a process that takes weeks or
months. Straining gunk out of the beer as it goes into the glass is not going to kill
anything.Good to know...
Posted in thread: Too Much Sediment In Bottles on 08-05-2016 at 06:21 PM
You can also discretely pour through a strainer into the glass. What they don't see can't hurt
them.I've always been told that that will oxidize the crap out of a beer and kill the head.
However, I su...
Posted in thread: Too Much Sediment In Bottles on 08-05-2016 at 06:18 PM
Thanks. I use a Big Mouth Bubbler, and usually the punted bottom is higher than the trub level.
However, I dry hopped 4oz in this brew and I think that the trub + dry hop particles that
settled after ...
Posted in thread: Too Much Sediment In Bottles on 08-05-2016 at 02:16 PM
So it looks like I got a lot of hop material in my bottles of my latest IPA. When I look from a
higher angle, it looks like it's not this thick throughout..just against the walls of the
glass. I cold ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool Basic Questions on 07-29-2016 at 04:54 PM
Will it assist in the chilling process? Considering I would probably be whirlpooling before and
during chilling (I currently use an immersion chiller). Also, when I stir around the chiller,
won't it c...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool Basic Questions on 07-28-2016 at 03:15 PM
Hello,I was talking with a friend about putting together a hop spider for my keggle (to keep
the hop particles contained), and he suggested that I look into making a whirlpool setup
instead. I'm not c...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-28-2016 at 11:40 AM
I'm in. Thanks!