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Posted in thread: Growler Filling Techniques? on 01-03-2014 at 05:43 PM
I've been having a problem with my growlers being flat only a few days after filling, despite
keeping them sealed. Can someone suggest the best growler filling techniques? Here's what I
Posted in thread: Growler Filling Techniques on 01-03-2014 at 05:15 PM
Can anyone recommend the best ways to fill a growler from a keg? My technique is simple enough,
but I keep getting beers that are nearly flat just a few days after filling. I know an open
growler is a...
Posted in thread: Growler caps on 01-01-2014 at 04:52 PM
Not too strong of a hop flavor, but some hop presence. I added a bit more Saaz at the end to
help the nose. My usual supply store (Austin Homebrew) was out of Tettnang and I didn't want to
Posted in thread: Growler caps on 12-31-2013 at 07:59 PM
I used the Bohemian Lager yeast from Wyeast. I fermented it in a cold part of my basement that
stayed between 52 and 56 degrees. Then I lagered for one month.I just ordered ingredients to do
this one ...
Posted in thread: Growler caps on 12-31-2013 at 04:34 PM
Here you go! It really turned out great.
Posted in thread: Growler caps on 12-30-2013 at 05:30 PM
What are the best growler caps: metal or plastic?Now that I only keg, I'm constantly filling
growlers to share beer and I'm concerned about preserving carbonation. Better caps? Better fill
Posted in thread: Peppery flavor? on 09-24-2013 at 05:02 PM
It's not a terrible brew right now. It's just a bit more Saison-like than I was going for.
We'll see how it is in a month.
Posted in thread: Peppery flavor? on 09-24-2013 at 12:45 PM
I just kegged it last week and tapped it on Sunday. I'll try it again in a week or two and see
how it goes. Not sure how hot it fermented. I may have pitched in the 90s (I hate doing that,
but the chi...
Posted in thread: Peppery flavor? on 09-24-2013 at 12:07 PM
Here's the recipe for 5.25 gallons of Amber Ale:7 lbs. 2-Row1 lb Crystal 60L1 lb Victory8 oz
Biscuit Malt8 oz Munich Malt 10L4 oz Special B1 oz Fuggles (60 min).5 oz East Kent Goldings (20
min).5 oz E...
Posted in thread: Peppery flavor? on 09-23-2013 at 05:39 PM
Just tapped an AG Amber Ale that I brewed last month. It has a noticeable peppery flavor that I
didn't plan on.I remember having trouble getting the wort to chill that day. Do you think the