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Posted in thread: first pour is foamy on 05-11-2015 at 05:35 PM
Just to add - the keg's carbonation levels change as the volume of beer relative to pressurized
CO2 volume decreases. Neglecting time to carb up, your beer will have higher CO2 volumes
towards the end...
Posted in thread: Adding lemon flavor to a wheat on 05-11-2015 at 05:32 PM
How about using Sorachi Ace hops for a late bittering addition?Would acidic lemon juice prevent
carbonation if bottling?
Posted in thread: How long should I leave Russian Imperial Stout in primary fermenter on 05-11-2015 at 04:16 PM
So I don't need to worry about taking a FG reading yet? When should I take a FG reading? around
week 3? Also, so let me get this straight, the longer this sits in the primary the clearer /
Posted in thread: How long should I leave Russian Imperial Stout in primary fermenter on 05-11-2015 at 03:48 PM
I'd wait a full 4 weeks to ensure it's done without monkeying with it. Then wait a full 3 weeks
for it to carb up in the bottles (at around 70F) and age a bit more before cracking one. I'm
Posted in thread: Looking for a change in IPA yeast-ideas? on 05-07-2015 at 07:15 PM
I alternate between US-05 and Nottingham dry yeasts for my ales. I haven't yet done a
side-by-side, but US-05 is similar to your 1056 I think - very clean fermenting. Nottingham
also ferments fairly c...
Posted in thread: Need urgent help, first time kegging and force carbonating. on 05-06-2015 at 12:39 AM
I've never done this, but for extra insurance I would do my best to carb the beer normally (
Posted in thread: Under-carbed beer: Regulator calibration? Or something funny? on 05-04-2015 at 08:15 PM
20 psi is very high, unless you're burst carbing temporarily. 12-14psi generally works well for
38-40F (search here for the chart).How long have you had the beer on gas? Generally it will
take up to a...
Posted in thread: Sanitizing question on 05-04-2015 at 02:52 PM
Not worth it. Clean it and rinse it out, cover it and store it.When using again - rinse it out,
sanitize and fill.
Posted in thread: Crack in my fermentor on 05-01-2015 at 10:56 PM
^this. Don't touch it. Let it ferment and when done just rack out as much as you can before
lifting it at all...
Posted in thread: Quality of Articles Featured on HBT on 04-27-2015 at 01:29 AM
I am not denying their right to express an opinion, but there is irony in demanding better
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anything. This s...