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Posted in thread: Please help! New to kegging! on 12-12-2013 at 06:14 AM
I have short lines (3 feet) and use these faucets to reduce the flow.
https://www.perlick.com/store/webcatalog2.php?catno=1§no=1&grpno=3 It takes longer to
dispense a pint but it has solved the fo...
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-28-2013 at 06:44 AM
Posted in thread: One food you have never had... but are curious on 11-13-2013 at 07:16 AM
Durains. Stinky Fruit. My wife got one to try, cut it open and I caught a wiff..... tossed my
cookies within seconds and ran for outside as it was that bad. Didn't come back inside for
hours. Had to a...
Posted in thread: keeping the carboy close on 11-13-2013 at 07:08 AM
Put one in my SWMBO's sewing room. Of course the temp got too warm, the airlock blew.... I had
to clean the sewing machine, serger thing, drapes, ceiling, walls, floor, fabric stash, ironing
Posted in thread: 2 bad batches to start the hobby on 11-13-2013 at 07:01 AM
68 to 72 might not be right for some yeasts. Wyeast 1056 for example says 60 to 72 deg.
Fermenting on the lower side will usually produce better beer. Wyeast 1332, Northwest ale is in
the 67 to 71 deg...
Posted in thread: WLP007 slow to finish on 11-03-2013 at 02:28 AM
depending on OG and size of starter it could take longer. 1/2L starter might not have been
enough. For example, mr malty says for 1.060 OG you need 209 billion cells. with a stir plate
and a very fres...
Posted in thread: NorcalBrewing Solutions Giveaway! on 10-15-2013 at 04:02 PM
Posted in thread: Oily Residue? Bottled Anyway on 10-08-2013 at 05:44 AM
I often have an oily sheen floating in the carboy after fermentation. I never notice it in the
bottle or when dispensed from the keg. Thought I once saw a thread where it was suspected to be
Posted in thread: Mistakes. Read one, leave one. on 10-08-2013 at 05:39 AM
AC died when I was fermentating my Irish Red. Was too lazy to put in a water bath with ice. 2
days at 80 degrees! I thought maybe I should let it go another 3 weeks to clean up any off
Posted in thread: Outdoor burners? on 09-20-2013 at 07:23 AM
next brew day will try to remember to weigh before and after using both burners to bring 5
gallons or so to boiling. Might be a bit as I have 4 different 5 gallon batches fermenting now
and both kegs ...