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Posted in thread: Total kegging failure so far. on 05-29-2015 at 11:28 PM
also after heating take some needle nose pliers or other tapered tip tool and give the tube end
a good reaming before starting it on the fitting. I lost skin off 3 knuckles before discovering
Posted in thread: Blowoff Container Water on 05-13-2015 at 02:26 PM
Those are some happy yeast!
Posted in thread: Slow start ? on 05-13-2015 at 02:16 PM
Could be the fermenter is not fully sealed and the co2 is leaking somewhere other than airlock.
Posted in thread: Bummed about a flat APA on 04-29-2015 at 07:23 PM
Assuming since an IPA a fairly high OG? Bigger beers will usually take more time. Try to forget
about them for 3 weeks, as hard as that will be.
Posted in thread: Can I use bottle caps that were previously sanitized? on 04-29-2015 at 07:02 PM
Some don't thinking the sanitizer can cause the oxygen absorbing abilities to weaken if allowed
to dry out and be restored. I have personally have used previously sanitized caps many times
with no neg...
Posted in thread: Bottle conditioning/lagering Kolsch on 04-12-2015 at 09:35 PM
Hi, am aboutto botlle my lager. It has been inprimary for 6 weeks . No airlock action any more.
Should i add priming sugar before botlling? Or should i just bottle and hope the yaest is
active enough ...
Posted in thread: Type of water for boil on 04-10-2015 at 02:29 PM
I used to get off tastes from tap water, but several batches ago started using campden tablets,
which kill chlorine, and have not had one issue since. Bottled water works well too.
Posted in thread: Two single setups vs one double on 04-07-2015 at 11:07 PM
If you have the space and $$ then the two individual set ups sound great, I dont know of a down
Posted in thread: Bottling - when/how to add sugar on 04-07-2015 at 03:24 PM
Sugar solution first then rack the beer on top. Probably overkill but I do give the beer a very
gentle stir occasionally while filling the bottles, maybe 2-3 times throughout the 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Mold in washed yeast on 04-05-2015 at 06:11 PM
The yeast was only about 6 weeks old. Four weeks ago I used one jar from the same washing for a
beer I just bottled up, there was no evidence of any problems when I used it and the beer seems