Last Activity:12-12-2013 3:16 PM
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Posted in thread: Gelatin finings on 12-10-2013 at 04:14 PM
I use Tasty's method which also works very well. 1 tsp gelatin in 1/2 cup water @ 150F let it
bloom and add to the keg of cold beer. I've done various combinations of this and never had a
bad result. ...
Posted in thread: founders breakfast stout on 12-09-2013 at 07:58 PM
I need some help, wanting to brew founders breakfast stout. I have a clone recipe that calls
for 6.6 lbs of briess light,unhopped, malt extract. Is this liquid or dry? if anyone can help,
it would be ...
Posted in thread: Forgot to sanitize!? on 12-07-2013 at 07:37 PM
Pitch the yeast, the longer you wait to get fermentation started the more risk you'll have on
an infection. It's much harder to get an infection than you may think and you may be fine.The
idea is you ...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing Conical Dump Valves (and similar) on 12-07-2013 at 02:40 PM
Yep , that's how they do it. If you ever go on a brewery tour and they take a sample, they
always have a spray bottle of Starsan with them.
Posted in thread: Fluctuating temps - bottle bombs / conditioning on 12-06-2013 at 07:33 PM
I'm sure they're fine. I'd do like unionrdr said and try to get the yeast back in suspension.
Posted in thread: Speidel Braumeister (brewmaster) on 12-06-2013 at 06:41 PM
Are there replacement elements available for it and are they standard? Also, if I got the 50L
could I then use the Shortened Mash Pipe to brew bigger beers over 1060?
Posted in thread: Fluctuating temps - bottle bombs / conditioning on 12-06-2013 at 06:11 PM
A temp increase will not increase the possibility of a bottle bomb, only the amount of
fermentables will (priming sugar or unfermented sugars in the beer). Dropping into the 40 can
cause the yeast to ...
Posted in thread: Hop spider vs. false bottom on 12-06-2013 at 03:12 PM
I use a false bottom in my kettle, if I use whole flower hops it jams up my dip tube. I now use
a hop spider 8" so there is plenty of room for the hops to move around. I really like the hop
Posted in thread: Propane burners and sooting on 12-05-2013 at 06:40 PM
You should not have any soot. Are you brewing in the garage? Maybe there is too much of an air
Posted in thread: Fisrt all grain brewing efficiency on 12-05-2013 at 04:52 PM
Did you account for the temp of the wort when you took your gravity reading?