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Posted in thread: CO2 Refills on 12-18-2014 at 04:21 PM
I got my first tank at Airgas in Stratford. I paid something like $70 for a tank deposit fee on
a 5 lb tank, filled. I like this because eventually when this tank goes beyond it's date I can
Posted in thread: Anyone in Stamford, CT area? on 12-18-2014 at 04:09 PM
Chris:I'm in Norwalk, and there are two of us that we know of so far, and a third over in
Darien who's looking to do some informal meetings/group brew days. PM me and we can add you to
Posted in thread: So, I Want to Brew an ESB on 12-18-2014 at 04:03 PM
Well, sometimes ya just have to let your heart guide you :) and based on the list of beers in
your sig, and noting there's really only one beer listed that DOESN'T have adjuncts, I think I
know which ...
Posted in thread: All grain brews have the same "tart" taste - Please help! on 12-15-2014 at 11:08 PM
Two things that pop out at me from your previous posts: (1) fermenting Nottingham at 55
degrees? Isn't that an unusually low temp for an ale yeast? That yeast is usually fermented at
something closer ...
Posted in thread: All grain brews have the same "tart" taste - Please help! on 12-15-2014 at 10:42 PM
I just put all my info into the brewer's friend advanced water chemistry calculator and
(assuming I did everything right) it said my mash pH should have been 5.30, compared to the
5.36 that EZ water g...
Posted in thread: Christmas Stout Question on 12-15-2014 at 09:30 PM
Making a tincture is a better technique for controlling the impact of a flavor than just
dumping the spices themselves in at secondary.For example, for a Star Anise Stout I have, the
amount of Anise f...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 12-14-2014 at 06:10 PM
Annual liquid Christmas card:
Posted in thread: Effect of Cold Crashing on Bottling?? on 12-08-2014 at 11:46 PM
So I can transfer from conical to the first corny under gravity, with an open top on the corny,
and I can even prefill the corny with co2. It's not a closed transfer, but the beer is very
quiet going ...
Posted in thread: Effect of Cold Crashing on Bottling?? on 12-04-2014 at 11:59 PM
Thanks. A lot of homebrewers are cold crashing with success and without mediating for dissolved
O2. As I said earlier, perhaps if the cold crash is kept short there may not be time for much
O2 to diss...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 12-03-2014 at 12:32 PM
Ask and you shall receive...warning, could turn into a long post:This is based off my "Boston
Brahmin" barleywine recipe that was easily received as my best beer brewed. It was a 15%