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Posted in thread: kegging question on 08-27-2015 at 02:43 AM
I have bottled many batches and know from experience that bottling may be a lot of work but it
is less expensive. And as you have experienced, carbonation can be a little more spotty since
you are try...
Posted in thread: Storing life of grains on 08-26-2015 at 04:10 AM
According to some of the maltster's websites uncrushed grains are good for a number of years as
long as they are stored dry and cool.
Posted in thread: Some questions about clearing on 08-26-2015 at 03:49 AM
+1 to most of the above. Clarity is affected by suspended trub and by proteins. The trub will
settle out with enough time. The proteins, not so much.Whirfloc or Irish Moss added toward the
end of the ...
Posted in thread: Aerating Wort - methods, how to's, recommendations? on 08-26-2015 at 02:01 AM
As others have said there's a lot of empirical evidence out there from studies and tests that
show that vigorous sloshing does about as much good as aerating with o2 or other methods. I
tend to agree....
Posted in thread: Bubbles stopped after 6 hours on 08-26-2015 at 01:51 AM
Airlocks lie .... Hydrometers don't.
Posted in thread: Help with hop additions on 08-25-2015 at 03:47 AM
I'm not a big fan of Chinook except for bittering ... and then only in moderation. As said
before Chinook can be a bit harsh. I generally prefer Nugget, Magnum, Warrior or Horizon. My
taste buds aren'...
Posted in thread: What should I do with my old IC? on 08-25-2015 at 01:56 AM
Anyone got some MacGyver-type ideas on what to do with it?Got the same issue here. Figured that
someday I'd add a pump to my system. With a pump in the system you can modify the old IC to sit
in the H...
Posted in thread: Citra Pale Ale- Oddsides Clone on 08-24-2015 at 11:32 PM
Not yet. I'll look around for it. It will be neat to compare.Am on day 1 in the fermentor.
Holding at 69 Deg F using US-5 yeast.It's bubbling is sweet and floral.We are at about the same
Posted in thread: Cream of Three Crops (Cream Ale) on 08-24-2015 at 02:02 AM
Around here this beer goes flame to glass in just over two weeks. Just drew my first pints from
my 7th batch. It's a hard beer to keep around when it's hot and dry...the keg keeps getting
Posted in thread: Citra Pale Ale- Oddsides Clone on 08-23-2015 at 06:27 PM
I'm working on a Zombie Dust clone. Sounds similar. Only on the West coast. :-)Have you tried
Knee Deep Brewing's Citra Pale Ale?