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Posted in thread: Sanke keg... tried to tap it, beer exploded onto wife and child.... on 04-03-2011 at 02:10 AM
the coupler is sitting... oh gosh... i guess I win dumba$$ of the week... I had the handle
locked into the open position... problem fixed... at least we both got our abs worked out from
laughing so ha...
Posted in thread: Sanke keg... tried to tap it, beer exploded onto wife and child.... on 04-03-2011 at 01:58 AM
So I filled a sanke keg with a delicious english mild a few weeks ago with some priming sugar
to get it carbed up to about 2 volumes. Now I went to put the coupler on and I asked my dad who
has dealt ...
Posted in thread: your addicted to homebrewing when...... on 02-04-2011 at 03:17 AM
when you and your wife are planning the house you want to someday build "She" suggests a 2000
sq ft cellar with several walk-in coolers and plenty of room to store "all your crap". even
though she bou...
Posted in thread: Last Pint = Best Pint on 02-03-2011 at 02:25 AM
see that's why I want to get 3 more Sanke kegs, fill em up, keep em cold and it should last me
into the summer.
Posted in thread: Irish Red Ale not clearing? on 02-03-2011 at 01:52 AM
Try some gelatin finings, and after a few days keg it or bottle it.Just make sure you let the
gelatin bloom in cool water before heating it up to make it clear. (Don't boil the gelatin)I
Posted in thread: What is causing the "Tart" flavor in my beer? on 02-02-2011 at 11:22 PM
I normally get much higher extraction and efficiency than I should, but I just got a
Barleycrusher malt mill so that should be slowly getting dialed back to a lower number as I
figure out the right sp...
Posted in thread: What is causing the "Tart" flavor in my beer? on 02-02-2011 at 03:30 AM
I've shared one of my english milds with some guys at one of my club's meetings and they tasted
it as well. All of the last three brews I did have that same tart character. The english mild
Posted in thread: What is causing the "Tart" flavor in my beer? on 02-02-2011 at 02:37 AM
I've brewed Hefe, Wit, English Mild, Northern Brown, Cream Ale, American Brown, etc. I've used
Continental Pils, Maris otter, and extract kits. Some of the guys in my club say Maris Otter
and wheat ma...
Posted in thread: How do craft/commercial brewers get their beers in stores so fast. on 01-14-2011 at 10:19 PM
Almost nothing at the commercial level happens faster than it would happen at the home level
with modest equipment expenditures. Home brewers have the obvious and huge advantage that their
tanks will ...
Posted in thread: experimental english brown recipe.. what do ya think? on 01-02-2011 at 07:59 PM
I like most of your recipes, especially the ones with Special B. To really get some plum
flavors you might want to stick some caramunich in there. Some lighter colored crystal malts
will add a little ...