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Posted in thread: Opinions needed! on 08-30-2012 at 03:43 PM
I'm thinking of doing a keezer spin off by basically making a lagering ferm chamber but having
it meant for kegs. I was thinking of taking a mini fridge and building a custom chamber around
it and fil...
Posted in thread: Little help please on 06-25-2012 at 02:12 PM
I planted 4 different rhizomes this spring: Nugget, Cascade, Centennial, and Kirrin Saaz. The
only one to send up shoots has been the Cascade, none of the others are doing anything it
seems. All the s...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-04-2012 at 11:46 AM
Hmm, never thought about the swamp cooler idea. That might work around summer time up here in
Michigan when it can get pretty hot and humid.Right now I have the carboys sitting at about 68
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-03-2012 at 11:39 AM
I've been rinsing after using one step before kegging anything or bottling. I think I'm just
going to have to dedicate my basement to fermenting as it's the only place in my house that
stays at a some...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 04:22 PM
I always forget to make a starter until it's brew day and then it's too late. Rookie mistakes,
I know. :(
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 02:00 PM
This is where the equipment-building bug might bite you! I built a cheap fermentation chamber
by taking the door off of an old dorm-fridge, the cube shaped one, and built a box around it
out of pink f...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 01:56 PM
Something that you should do to get healthy fermentations is oxygenate your wort. I didn't see
that as part of your process. I started out dumping wort between to buckets to get oxygen into
the wort. ...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 01:33 PM
You can try and keep the beer in the primary for a while, like 3-4 weeks to give the yeast a
chance to clean up its off flavors but be sure you locate it in the appropriate temperature
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 12:59 PM
Alright, I'll try those tips in the next batch.Now how do I get rid of the flavor besides
sitting, sitting, and more sitting. Should I let them sit on the yeast at the 62-68 degree
range for awhile lo...
Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 12:39 PM
Equipment:5 gallon round cooler mash tun.6 gallon brew pot6.5 gallon carboyOne step
cleanserProcess:Mash in @168 Mashed at 156 for one hour, sparged with 175 water, had to do a
double sparge to get pr...
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