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Posted in thread: Cold crash before dry hop? on 01-03-2013 at 07:28 PM
Just throw them in. I either cold crash or use gelatin to clarify before bottling, but I also
use a couple gallon size mesh bags to catch any remaining particles. Works like a charm.You
mean you cover...
Posted in thread: Cold crash before dry hop? on 01-03-2013 at 06:57 PM
When dry hopping with pellets in the primary, do you simply toss them in or is there some sort
of prep needed?
Posted in thread: Stick on Thermometer on 07-28-2012 at 07:44 PM
How do you control it that closely (gaining 1 degree per day)? Mine usually drops about 2
degrees when I put a 1 liter bottle of ice in it, so it's up and down constantly.I think what
he's saying is t...
Posted in thread: Selling home brew in IL on 06-30-2012 at 07:43 PM
Your best bet would be to talk to the Prairie Schooner members in Springfield. The new brew pub
Obed and Isaac's was opened by 2 of our members. Also the recently opened Rolling Meadows
Posted in thread: What time do you brew? on 06-29-2012 at 02:00 PM
Late at night. Once it cools off here i'll start brewing in the afternoon, but i work early in
the morning 7 days a week, otherwise (like most of you) that's when i'd be brewing. Love that
Posted in thread: 3 weeks and still undercarbonated? on 06-22-2012 at 01:57 PM
Can it be because I only chilled the bottle for 3-4 hours before drinking or would this make no
difference?I think it does make a difference. Just because there's not much of a head doesn't
Posted in thread: 3 weeks and still undercarbonated? on 06-22-2012 at 01:39 PM
I've noticed better results lately by leaving my beers in the fridge as long as possible before
drinking. From what i've read this forces the CO2 back down into the beer for more even
carbonation. It ...
Posted in thread: "Encounter the Pint" Coors Light commercials on 06-21-2012 at 02:38 PM
I'm pretty sure high altitude beer flight causes bottle bombs...
Posted in thread: New wort chiller - can't close the pot lid on 06-20-2012 at 02:02 PM
:off: Actually, he did answer your original question.After he answered, you kind of castigated
him. I don't mean to be the courtesy police, but when someone answers the question you asked .
. . Good l...
Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 06-18-2012 at 05:17 PM
I accidentally took 4 hits of acid and mistook my fermenting stout for the bodily fluids of my
mini-van, so I emptied all of the oil out of the engine and syphoned in my stout.When I came
down I reali...