Last Activity:10-07-2015 1:47 AM
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Posted in thread: Would like to attempt a lager on 10-08-2015 at 01:12 AM
I guess I use the fast lager method or Schedule F from Kai. I am going to try Schedule C next
time. For your first one, the Fast Ferment is the way I would go.
Posted in thread: Bugs in empty fermenter on 10-07-2015 at 01:46 AM
Bugs don't drink that much. I always leave them in. My favorite is Grasshoppers as they give a
slightly nutty flavor.
Posted in thread: Trub/Hop Filter from BrewersHardware on 10-07-2015 at 01:40 AM
Curious - why do you filter during the mash? Doesn't recirculating through the grain bed filter
sufficiently on its own? There may be something obvious I'm missing - but I started drinking
Posted in thread: Flying with Homebrew? on 10-07-2015 at 01:37 AM
I have a couple of Stainless Growlers that I took on a flight. Unfortunately TSA checked them
and did not fasten back one of LIDs very tight so my clothes got soaked. One was empty and the
other full ...
Posted in thread: Would like to attempt a lager on 10-07-2015 at 12:22 AM
1. You need to control the Temp for the Yeast: Normally around 50 Degree F + or -.2. After a
week you need to slowly raise the temp to 67 Degrees F (5 degrees per day. Diacytel Rest or it
will have Po...
Posted in thread: Beer serving temperature on 10-06-2015 at 12:31 AM
My brew buddies like their beer cold like you. I let mine sit for a while to get to the correct
drinking Temp. I lived in England and loved the REAL ALES!. They were served at "Cellar
Posted in thread: Your favorite thing about beer? on 10-06-2015 at 12:26 AM
Beer or sex?The correct answer is BOTH!:rockin:
Posted in thread: Did I screw up with steeping? on 10-04-2015 at 02:52 AM
Since you are only doing 2.5 g, the amount of yeast should be fine, but I do like to make a
starter. That way, I KNOW the yeast is good. Sanitation and Vibrant Yeast are keys to sucess.
You can boil t...
Posted in thread: Almost made me cry..... on 10-04-2015 at 02:47 AM
Bummer!! Every 5 Brews I use Idophor instead of Star San. I also have a steam cleaner that I
use with my Conicals. I buy new Airlocks each Brew and new gaskets for the TC Fittings (Buna
Cost $.25 each...
Posted in thread: How long does Star San last? on 10-04-2015 at 02:42 AM
1+ for distilled water for a spray bottle. AS said before, "PH" is king, not cloudiness.