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  • Posted in thread: Overcarbonating! on 06-09-2007 at 11:42 PM
    if you naturally carbonate to 10 psi, you only need a gentle "push" of co2 maybe around 3-4
    psi, yes some will be absorbed in the beer, however there is a substantial difference in
    naturally carbonate...

  • Posted in thread: Should I bother with Stawberries? on 06-08-2007 at 04:31 AM
    I brewed an "Oregon Strawberry Ale" last summer and it turned out great. There are a few keys
    to a great strawberry beer...1) only attempt if you have damn tasty fresh strawberries, I live
    in the Will...

  • Posted in thread: If ya ain't brewin, wadda ya doin? on 09-02-2006 at 08:40 PM
    working at a pub...serving you lucky fu*ks beer

  • Posted in thread: Pitching Yeast on 09-02-2006 at 08:20 PM
    on another note: i remember my first beer, man it was stressful! after you get a few under your
    belt it becomes much easier and more enjoyable! At that point you switch to all grain, which
    has even mo...

  • Posted in thread: Pitching Yeast on 09-02-2006 at 07:17 PM
    even with my wort chiller it takes about 30 min. you will be fine, just make sure to cool it
    all the way to 70.

  • Posted in thread: no yeast activity on 09-02-2006 at 07:15 PM
    yep, repitch it!

  • Posted in thread: Pitching Yeast on 09-02-2006 at 06:57 PM
    yes and no. Ideally you want your yeast to ferment on the lower end, up to 73 degrees. At a
    higher temp you the yeast will overwork itself and produce off flavors. Now historically brewer
    brewed all t...

  • Posted in thread: bottle aging vs secondary aging for a winter ale on 09-02-2006 at 06:52 PM
    On my strong beers i like to give plenty of time in secondary, maybe 3-4 weeks. then i slowly
    bring down the temp, about 2 degrees a day untill i hit about 38 degrees. Then i will either
    carbonate or ...

  • Posted in thread: Restaurant beer inconsistency on 09-02-2006 at 06:43 PM
    It could have been a bad batch from the brewery. However there are so many variables that can
    affect the brew once it has left the brewery. Im a strong believer in brewpubs(and fortunately
    i live in O...

  • Posted in thread: Plastic conical prasies on 09-02-2006 at 06:38 PM
    yeah the first time i use my conical i thought fermentation had not begun because my airlock
    wasnt moving. I then figured out that the pressure was pushing co2 out the top. a heavy book on
    top of the ...