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Posted in thread: Raising temperatures to finish off beers. Does it do anything? on 10-22-2015 at 02:27 PM
It will speed up the end of fermentation. Extremely doubtful that it affects FG unless you are
in a high-alcohol beer and racing against yeast death from alcohol toxicity.
Posted in thread: One keg pours FAST on 04-10-2015 at 01:33 PM
I have a fast keg, too! Increasing line length to 10 ft on all of my kegs helped a lot, but I
still have one that is just plain speedy. I've kind of just accepted it as one of those things.
Posted in thread: Effect of no-chill on hops additions? on 03-20-2015 at 02:24 AM
Bionut, yes, exactly. The -30 minute I add on top before closing it up. I use a stainless milk
can not a cube but I don't see where that would matter.For the zero minute, I turn off the
burner, add th...
Posted in thread: Keg prices up again on 03-17-2015 at 07:31 PM
retail: $65, private: $35-$50. Less for pin lock or converted pin lock.
Posted in thread: Move to Secondary = Rejuvenate Yeast?? on 03-16-2015 at 12:25 PM
yes, racking can restart activity. with some strains prone to sticking, wyeast says, "rack or
gently stir to finish fermentation."
Posted in thread: Prices going up? on 03-13-2015 at 01:52 AM
A local brewery of reasonable quality here is doing $10 bombers. The beer is pretty good but
nothing extraordinary. Another is rocking $15 4 packs. I find myself reaching for brands like
Posted in thread: When is the best time to add yeast energizer, yeast nutrient etc. on 03-12-2015 at 12:17 PM
Part of the reason for the regiment of nutrient and degassing for mead makers it that mead has
an OG well north of 1.100. Cider, on the other hand, tends to be nowhere near that.Doing
something like t...
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid Taste Threshold on 03-11-2015 at 04:52 PM
I was very precise about calculating my water pH and then eventually realized i was doing about
4mL of lactic in the mash for normal beer and about 7mL for strong beers, plus about 2mL in the
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Critique on 03-10-2015 at 11:56 AM
Personally, I would do a 60 minute addition for bittering and then not add any more hops until
15 minutes at the earliest. Also, I think using a strongly flavorful and aromatic hop at 30
minutes kind ...
Posted in thread: Lactic Acid Taste Threshold on 03-09-2015 at 07:12 PM