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Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-26-2015 at 01:35 AM
I've brewed this beer twice now and have forced carbed it both times to 2.6 vol.'s. You'll loss
a bit in the bottling process so your final product should be at about 2.5 vol.'s in the
bottle, which p...
Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-20-2015 at 12:47 AM
I also normally get a lot of trub when I brew this one.Brewed a 5 gal. batch of Reno's receipt
this past Sunday and hit the same mark as last year 1.065 O.G. Used the Wyeast 1056 to ferment
it with an...
Posted in thread: ruined my beer by kegging? or....what? on 04-13-2014 at 06:22 PM
Update!So, I let the keg sit and kept sampling every couple days. Has improved but not 100%.
Prior to all this I filled a couple grolsch bottles off the tap and stored them in the back of
the fridge. ...
Posted in thread: Forced Carbonation Using a Carbonation Stone on 04-10-2014 at 03:03 PM
Great post. I share your experience with different methods of carbonation. My last batch, an
APA, ended up perfect, but I think it was more a matter of luck than anything else. I have yet
to settle on...
Posted in thread: Ball-lock keg pricing on 04-10-2014 at 02:56 PM
I bought 2 used ball lock kegs through E-Bay last year and paid about $80.00 for both including
shipping. They were in good condition with the worst part being was getting the root beer smell
out of o...
Posted in thread: Forced Carbonation Using a Carbonation Stone on 04-10-2014 at 02:46 PM
Since I began to home brew I have always been a big fan of forced carbonation and since I brew
a lot of lagers it helps cut down on the time frame between brew day and the time which you can
open one ...
Posted in thread: how much should a co2 refill cost? on 04-10-2014 at 01:40 PM
I had my 10 lb. CO2 tank refilled recently at a cost of $18.00 at a local fire extinguisher
service company in Wheeling, IL.I had been using another company closer to home, but they
typically charged ...
Posted in thread: Grain Mills - Your opinion? on 03-25-2014 at 01:09 PM
Love my Barley Crusher. Bought the standard size one and use it with an electric drill. I have
probably used it to mill grain for 20-25 batches of beer and have never had a problem with it.I
use it on...
Posted in thread: Red Rye Ale on 11-15-2013 at 05:39 PM
I have been curious about rye beers since tasting a Hoss rye a while back and have been looking
for a good recipe. After looking through all of the posts regarding this recipe I've decided to
give it ...