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Posted in thread: Cleaning my new 15g MegaPot 1.2 on 07-13-2014 at 02:11 PM
No real need for starsan as boiling kills germs, but scent free oxy is fine. I have no
experience with temp probe temp shock...
Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-07-2014 at 03:54 AM
Posted in thread: Help with DIPA fermentation issue on 07-06-2014 at 08:08 PM
Is your temp probe taped to the vessel or just measuring ambient chamber temp?Might just give
it more time to clean up the alcohol taste...
Posted in thread: Help with DIPA fermentation issue on 07-06-2014 at 07:47 PM
What was your initial fermentation temperature? You might be tasting fusel alcohols from
fermenting too hot. Did you have the fermenter in water or a chamber? Ambient temperature does
not equal liquid...
Posted in thread: D-Rest After Lagering? on 07-05-2014 at 06:00 AM
Thanks, but I do know the general order of operations for a d rest. The problem is that I
missed the optimal window...
Posted in thread: D-Rest After Lagering? on 07-04-2014 at 10:43 PM
Well I went ahead and pulled it out. I'll probably add some yeast cake just to make certain...
Posted in thread: Reusing Harvested Yeast on 07-04-2014 at 12:55 PM
I think two weeks is recent enough to not do a starter. Also, you should decant while the yeast
cake is still cold and firm.What is your expected batch size and og of your next brew? You're
likely to ...
Posted in thread: D-Rest After Lagering? on 07-04-2014 at 03:42 AM
So I brewed a Does XX Special Lager clone at 55F for 3 weeks, followed by 6 weeks so far in
secondary (keg) at 40F. I tasted when I transferred and didn't think I needed a diacetyl rest,
but now I jus...
Posted in thread: Is 1.5lbs of CO2 enough for a keg? on 06-27-2014 at 03:52 PM
Cool - I'll go ahead and use it then. I had a previous issue with leaks and a cheap/defective
regulator which used most of the gas in it. I've since upgraded to a taprite and will make sure
to get a g...
Posted in thread: Is 1.5lbs of CO2 enough for a keg? on 06-27-2014 at 02:14 AM
But this is my backup! Ha Ha. I think it's a pony keg, so not far off a Corny size.