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Posted in thread: 15 gallon batches on 07-29-2015 at 05:52 PM
I put up a post with a legitimate question and first person basically says, stupid question,
but I'm so generous, I'll divulge a bit of info. The second person, says no way I would be
Posted in thread: 15 gallon batches on 07-29-2015 at 05:24 PM
Oh, I've done 15 gallon batches, boyo. You can tell when a man's done 15 gallon batches before.
He's got that look in his eyes. And you don't have that look.There I was, in my basement
brewery. I was ...
Posted in thread: 15 gallon batches on 07-29-2015 at 04:11 PM
Here's a link for you: you can read through some of those and find out how to not be a douche
on a forum.
Posted in thread: Kegging an Oberon Clone (American Pale Wheat Ale) Tonight on 07-29-2015 at 03:43 PM
I always initially set mine to 30 psi in the fridge for 36-48 hours (no shaking) then vent them
and set to serving pressure. They are usually pretty well carbed in 1 week.
Posted in thread: 38 degree Ale Fermentation? Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 07-29-2015 at 01:15 PM
Yeah that's right. It should be a few degrees higher during the vigorous part of fermentation
(but not as big of a difference as just being out in the air). But once that subsides the water
Posted in thread: 38 degree Ale Fermentation? Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 07-28-2015 at 07:13 PM
I used to submerge my fermenters like that too and the temperature should be pretty much the
same between the water and the beer. I had a sticky thermometer on one of my fermenters, and it
Posted in thread: 38 degree Ale Fermentation? Wyeast 1214 Belgian Abbey on 07-28-2015 at 07:00 PM
Are you sure that's the actual temperature? Is this in a fridge or are you adding ice to it?
Those stick on thermometers aren't meant to be submerged and I don't think they work properly
when they are...
Posted in thread: Aeration while cooling? on 07-23-2015 at 05:34 PM
The higher the temperature, the less oxygen can be dissolved in the wort. Aerating above ~80F
is not very effective because the wort can't hold enough of the oxygen. And if aerating at high
Posted in thread: Help! Repeated failed brews on 07-21-2015 at 03:38 PM
Well thank you all for the recommendations. I will pickup some starsan today and practice
better racking. Any recommendations for adding priming sugar to my conical fermenter?Can you
drop all of the y...
Posted in thread: impossible pitching rate with 'old' smack pack!??! AARGHHH! on 07-21-2015 at 02:46 PM
Why do you call it off flavor wort? Where does the off flavor come from?Because the starter
should be aerated frequently (or continuously on a stirplate) which is good for the yeast but
will lead to o...