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Posted in thread: US-05 Attenuation too high on 08-21-2015 at 04:54 AM
My kolsch consistently hits 1.002 - 1.004 using s-05, no infection or off-flavors. I plan for
it and enjoy it nice & dry. I think the yeasties just like that recipe for some reason. All of
the other b...
Posted in thread: What is secondary fermentation? on 08-21-2015 at 04:44 AM
Also...Pro brewers do it too, they just do it in the same vessel as the primary. They just dump
their yeast out the bottom of the conical after active fermentation completes instead of taking
Posted in thread: Malt question on 08-21-2015 at 04:39 AM
what's the difference between that and crystal 30?2° Lovibond
Posted in thread: Primary Vs. Secondary on 08-21-2015 at 04:35 AM
Visual clarity.Disagree...A good secondary will let the beer mellow and "get happy." Case on
point...RIS. You want that RIS to have a good long (9 months+ secondary for all of the flavors
to develop a...
Posted in thread: What is secondary fermentation? on 08-21-2015 at 04:25 AM
First, a secondary really isn't necessary as long as you give it a good long (3 weeks+)
primary. That said, there are some real benefits to doing a secondary, at least for me.[*]It
gives you the chanc...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in keg ? on 08-21-2015 at 04:04 AM
I do it all the time with a standard LHBS hop sock. Tie it off to the gas tube with a slipknot,
and let it go. I keep the beer reasonably clear by only letting the hops sit in the keg for 3-4
Posted in thread: Oxidation question on 08-21-2015 at 03:59 AM
Probably not. You didn't agitate or introduce a large amount of air. It shouldn't be an issue.
A little bit of air in the bucket won't hurt anything, as long as it isn't introduced into the
Posted in thread: Bourbon aging on 08-21-2015 at 03:54 AM
I have a number of bourbon barrel staves. They have dried out over time, but I know the brand
that was aged in them, and am going to soak them for a day or so to re-hydrate (bourbon-ate?)
in that bran...
Posted in thread: Bobby@BrewHardware I'm calling you out on 07-18-2015 at 03:33 PM
I've bought from Bobby on a number of occasions and have always been very happy.
Posted in thread: Ferm cabinet build on 07-18-2015 at 03:25 PM
I have a large fermentation cabinet powered by a 5K BTU a/c unit. However, I have come into
possession of a 1 bbl stainless conical (1st prize in a brew comp :mug:) and need to be able to
use it. My c...