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Posted in thread: OG on extract low. on 08-25-2008 at 11:06 PM
The extra water certainly is part of the cause. You can do some calcs and see how much though.
Did you see any sludge at the bottom of your boiler? Was your boiloff less than expected? I
also had a pr...
Posted in thread: Ale ferment temps on 08-12-2008 at 03:57 PM
how can i better control the temp on a room i live in memphis its very hot and humid here so i
was just wondering i went home this morning and the fermometer said 74! i kinda freaked out its
Posted in thread: Increasing OG by Adding Extract Late-Boil on 08-11-2008 at 11:38 PM
I had a session in which my boiloff rate was just way wrong (I'm still learning my kettle). I
typically calculate my gravity during the boil to see if it is approaching my target. I grab a
Posted in thread: Bottles and Bottle Tree on 07-22-2008 at 07:28 PM
I always use a 1:10 bleach solution for glass because it's super cheap, super effective and
glass can handle it. It also takes off labels on new bottles - just fill your ale pail with
bleach water and...
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 07-14-2008 at 06:06 AM
To get dissolved CO2 to disassociate from the fluid (i.e. foam) you need a lower head pressure
and a disturbance in the fluid (or time). By raising the head pressure, you eliminate one of
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 07-01-2008 at 07:25 PM
Some dumb observations and questions (flame suit standing by): I've filled growlers with beer
straight off the faucet (usually with some foam-over) with no counterpressure doodads and every
time I've ...
Posted in thread: Kegging Newbie...Pics Version on 07-01-2008 at 06:44 PM
Looks cool! And Raspberry Choc Stout sounds like a great idea and it combines choc and berry,
which are two things SWMBO loves. hmmm... :D I put my faucets on the side of my fridge to keep
the door fr...
Posted in thread: Another kegging 'don't' scratched off the list.... on 07-01-2008 at 06:14 PM
Note to self... thanks for sharing :D :D :mug:
Posted in thread: Hello from Denver on 06-25-2008 at 08:02 AM
Welcome. Welcome.Glad to have another Coloradan on board.What LBS do you use? I've been VERY
happy with the BrewHut. In fact I'm brewing their Apricot Blond this weekend.Thanks! I've been
very happy w...
Posted in thread: "extract twang" on 06-24-2008 at 09:48 PM
I think you guys are onto the problem, but I'll raise another possibility. Did any grain husks
make their way into your boil? I had a great batch of chocolate stout ruined that way because