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Posted in thread: Adding Oregon fruit puree directly to keg on 05-19-2015 at 10:58 PM
You may get some foam-over adding it to cold, carbonated beer, but other than that it should be
Posted in thread: st peters IPA stuck at 1.020 ?? on 05-07-2015 at 02:56 PM
If you're using a hydrometer to get FG make sure you shake the sample in the tube to get the
CO2 out of solution. That will float your hydrometer a bit and give a high reading.
Posted in thread: Keg Dispensing Issue on 05-05-2015 at 07:19 PM
I had a buddy with a similar issue last year. We took everything apart, replaced the poppet and
the problem persisted. Turns out the bottom of the dip tube was wedged against the side/bottom
of the ke...
Posted in thread: Maintaing Mash Temp on Electric Stove on 04-29-2015 at 05:26 PM
If your pot can fit into your oven, you can also pre-heat the oven to your mash temp (if yours
can go that low) and keep it in there for the mash time.
Posted in thread: What would be the purpose and effect of adding cane sugar to a BIAB recipe? on 04-28-2015 at 05:03 PM
The purpose of sugars in beers, especially Belgian styles, is to dry the beer out. The fully
fermentable table sugar thins the body a bit and drops the FG of the final beer creating a
Posted in thread: Is there brett in yeast 3724 Belgian Saison? on 04-17-2015 at 10:37 AM
Nope. Single strain. Finicky single strain.
Posted in thread: Boil hops in primary on 04-16-2015 at 03:24 PM
Sometime with that quantity of hops the flavor gets a bit muddy, but no usually bad. I'd blame
the person wearing the hose prior to use as a strainer.
Posted in thread: Oranges for Blue Moon Clone? on 04-15-2015 at 03:43 PM
You can use the zest of 2 large or 4 small oranges OR if you're already at the market you will
find orange peel in the baking isle with the other spices.
Posted in thread: Expertise needed on my first non-kit beer on 04-15-2015 at 10:49 AM
Let it complete its fermentation in primary. Milk stouts often take a bit longer or finish
higher than expected due to the lactose. If you move it too early you may not have enough
healthy yeast in su...
Posted in thread: Mead from agave? on 04-15-2015 at 10:45 AM
It's a very different thing than honey. You can ferment it, but you won't get mead out of it.
Agave is extremely sweet and every time I've fermented it alone it has a fairly pronounced
tartness. A bit...