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Posted in thread: Off Flavor Question on 03-09-2014 at 07:49 PM
It's spring now. You're going to have to be much more careful about fermentation temps. I'll
have to get myself a calendar or something. Or maybe you can just update me next time the
seasons or weathe...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor Question on 03-08-2014 at 05:06 PM
I did not burst carb. I will probably taste it every 2 weeks to see if its improving. After
three months, I'll dump it. Let's assume I underpitched: Will the bad flavors mellow? Assuming
a hot ferment...
Posted in thread: Off Flavor Question on 03-06-2014 at 06:13 PM
Also, I didn't make a starter because I did not feel one was necessary for this beer.I always
aerate the wort, but I didn't use O2, just the transfer from the kettle to the fermenter at a
Posted in thread: Off Flavor Question on 03-06-2014 at 06:10 PM
I was following this recipe:Recipe Type: All GrainYeast: Wyeast London Ale 1028Yeast Starter:
YesBatch Size (Gallons): 5.5Original Gravity: 1.047Final Gravity: 1.011IBU: 27.1Boiling Time
Posted in thread: Off Flavor Question on 03-03-2014 at 10:21 PM
I've brewed about 5 or 6 batches and I've never had any sanitation issues or anything like
that. All my beers have been good. I recently brewed an all-grain irish red/cream ale. I left
it in the prima...
Posted in thread: Beer Gas in CO2 Tank on 01-16-2014 at 09:40 PM
I use a standard CO2 regulator with beer gas without any issues.Here in Chicago our beer gas
tanks and CO2 tanks use the same fitting. They also use the same regulators. This info is
straight from the...
Posted in thread: Starters and Harvested Yeast on 01-16-2014 at 06:44 PM
Is there anyway to check for contamination of yeast in a starter prior to pitching? Would hate
to ruin 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Seattle Water Chemistry on 01-09-2014 at 04:12 PM
One question for And1129 or ajdelange, Ken Schwartz recommends adding one tablespoon of malt
extract to mash and sparge water if you use RO. He says that it probably wouldn't work for tap,
but what ab...
Posted in thread: My LSU Kegerator on 01-08-2014 at 04:47 PM
Very nicely done. Cheers to you. Hook'em!:mug:
Posted in thread: Lager Fermentation Temp on 01-08-2014 at 03:30 PM
I've never done a lager before and I'd really love to do one. My question is regarding ambient
versus beer/fermenter temps. I've read that there's often a differences of roughly 5 degrees. I