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  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1187 Slow/Stuck Fermentation on 09-07-2014 at 12:56 PM
    Does anyone have any experience with using Wyeast 1187? I brewed a porter on Friday (almost 48
    hours ago) and I am still not seeing any signs of fermentation. I know it can take up to 72
    hours but I h...

  • Posted in thread: Carbonation Issues on 04-13-2014 at 09:27 PM
    I have been having carbonation issues with one of my last batches I put in the kegerator. I
    brewed a Red Lager extract kit from my local brew supply store. Everything during the brewing
    process went w...

  • Posted in thread: Sticky Tap on 04-04-2014 at 01:05 PM
    I have two of this style tap handle pictured here. The issue I am having is, the handle sticks
    the first time I use it for the day. I think what is happening is the beer is sitting in the
    handle, drie...

  • Posted in thread: Mash Efficiency on 01-08-2014 at 01:14 PM
    I am looking for ideas of how to increase my mash efficiency. I have two all-grain batches
    under my belt now and I have not hit my target O.G. on either. The first time I think the issue
    was too much ...

  • Posted in thread: Replacing a beer tower. on 01-05-2014 at 07:21 PM
    "msppilot"..........Who do you fly for? Nobody currently. I was working in that direction
    before the economy turned. I have worked in the aviation business for the past 15 years. I was
    in airline oper...

  • Posted in thread: Old stainless steel pot on 01-03-2014 at 02:32 PM
    It's pretty heavy so I don't think it is aluminum.

  • Posted in thread: Old stainless steel pot on 01-03-2014 at 01:42 PM
    A friend gave me an old 10gallon stainless steel pot. He had no idea what it was used for in
    the past. It probably sat in his barn for the last 20 years or so. It is scratched up but I
    other than that...

  • Posted in thread: Beer Smith/Mash In Volumn on 01-03-2014 at 12:16 PM
    Ok, I made some adjustments and this is what I am showing now. The volumes are probably a
    little bit more realistic. if anything they may be a little low. Since this is all fairly new,
    I had to estima...

  • Posted in thread: Refractometer readings on 01-03-2014 at 10:40 AM
    How about during the mash? If I am low during my mash I wanted to be able to add some DME to
    bring the O.G. up. The the reading be higher then the starting O.G. I am shooting for 1.065
    O.G. How will I...

  • Posted in thread: Refractometer readings on 01-03-2014 at 02:07 AM
    I got a new refractometer for Christmas and I am wondering about ho to read it. It has both the
    brix and SG scales. If I am looking for an O.G. of 1.065, will the refractometer read that
    after I am do...