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  • Posted in thread: need help quick carbing on 08-30-2014 at 02:27 AM
    Well I'm a little confused now. After 48 hours on 30psi it is still flat. It has some
    carbonation but its only about half way there. Could it be because we forced carbed when it was
    warm? It went dire...

  • Posted in thread: Co2 Question? on 08-30-2014 at 01:42 AM
    This is a great sticky that explains it pretty well: here is a calculator for keg pressure if
    you don't like the charts: your beer lines are too short, then you may need to dispense at a
    lower pre...

  • Posted in thread: Co2 Question? on 08-30-2014 at 12:24 AM
    This is not the correct procedure. Use a chart or an online calculator to figure out the psi
    you need to set the regulator at for the temperature of your beer to get the correct
    carbonation. Then leav...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenting in a Fermentor on 08-29-2014 at 06:39 PM
    What contamination are you trying to avoid? I don't see how venting the CO2 and contamination
    are related.You don't need to vent the CO2 from the freezer, just don't stick your face in and
    take a deep...

  • Posted in thread: Idea, has anyone here done this on 08-29-2014 at 06:31 PM
    Yeah, I've heard of people who do electric brewing having setups that allow them to do this. I
    don't know much about it myself, but you might find people in the Electric Brewing forum who

  • Posted in thread: Hydrometer Reading Sample Taste on 08-29-2014 at 06:28 PM
    Huh? Are you asking if the finished beer will taste like the warm flat hydrometer sample? I
    assume you're going to carbonate and chill the beer before you drink it. So no, it will taste
    different when...

  • Posted in thread: Punkin' Ale on 08-29-2014 at 03:37 PM
    If you are trying to stop fermentation, racking to secondary and cold crashing will not do it.
    When you bottle, you will end up with gushers or even bottle bombs if it isn't complete. You
    will need to...

  • Posted in thread: Aeration of starter, and NOT the wort - discussion. on 08-29-2014 at 01:31 PM
    This was a great discussion to read, thanks!Ew, an imperial stout in the high 70s??? Esters
    aside I'd worry about some serious fusels that would make it taste like 25% ABV.As far as the
    OP's beer goes...

  • Posted in thread: Theoretical minimum calories by ABV? on 08-29-2014 at 12:18 PM
    I guess by minimum you mean the calories that are actually coming from the alcohol, correct? In
    a 4% ABV beer the alcohol is contributing about 77 calories. In a 5% ABV beer the alcohol is

  • Posted in thread: Cane Sugar Addition? on 08-26-2014 at 10:58 PM
    I agree that varying utilization rate is not the result of dissolved sugars, but this does not
    mean that the Tinseth formula, or others, are wrong. Proteins/hot break may be the real reason,
    but the f...

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