Last Activity:05-21-2015 2:00 PM
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Posted in thread: Post your infection on 05-16-2015 at 06:11 PM
Looks like high krausen. Totally fine. Yeast is pretty slimey. . .Patience. . ..
Posted in thread: To Squeeze, or not to Squeeze ... or what to do with dry hops! on 05-16-2015 at 01:54 AM
Not sure how much hop goodness is left - but darned sure I don't want to sacrifice a beer! The
only problem I see with squeezing is you're more likely to end up with hop debris in your beer.
Posted in thread: Chest "refrigerator" keezers on 05-16-2015 at 01:49 AM
Presumably the OP is looking at an Igloo chest freezer, the specs of which claim enough
thermostat range to not freeze beer.I don't recall anyone posting real-life performance reviews
of that type of ...
Posted in thread: Chest "refrigerator" keezers on 05-15-2015 at 05:38 PM
I should clarify: my intent is to use this unit as a kegerator - not a fermentation chamber. I
have a separate setup for lagering, ferm control, etc. I'm basically looking a unit that can
cool to serv...
Posted in thread: Simple question.. What temp do commerical breweries whirlpool at for hop steeping? on 05-15-2015 at 04:26 PM
So, I was at a brewery in SD a few years back talking with the headbrewer. As it turned out,
for their 30bbl system it takes several hours to pump the beer through the heat exchanger and
into the ferm...
Posted in thread: Chest "refrigerator" keezers on 05-15-2015 at 04:21 PM
Hi, all, Getting ready to design and build a bar for a newly minted sun-room brewery (pictures
shortly). My question is about pros/cons of chest "freezers" vs. chest "refrigerators". It
seems that som...
Posted in thread: One week fermentation, already at Final Gravity range. on 05-15-2015 at 04:01 PM
Just assuming you meant 1.05 OG. . . what temp were you fermenting at? For a low OG beer it's
not uncommon to completely ferment to dryness within 48 hours with a healthy pitch and ferm
temps around 7...
Posted in thread: need a little help with cacao nibs. on 05-15-2015 at 03:56 PM
I use Nibs a bit differently. I crush them, put them in a canning jar, and cover them with
vodka (or similar neutral spirit). You can do the same for oak chips and vanilla. A lot of the
Posted in thread: Urgent- can I top off with tap water on 05-07-2015 at 07:49 PM
Posted in thread: New fermentation chamber on 05-05-2015 at 03:56 PM
Doesn't exist without pictures! :mug: