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Posted in thread: C02 Pressure on 10-01-2015 at 08:38 PM
If you are using a plastic 2L soda bottle they can handle a lot of pressure and the carbonation
cap and definitely handle 30psi. Take you beer in the bottle and put in your fridge until it is
Posted in thread: Is gelatine a bad idea with wheat beers? on 10-01-2015 at 01:08 PM
Haha! Exactly what I was hoping to hear, it's an American wheat that used the Safbrew WB-06
wheat ale yeast so leaving it in suspension just seems to make more sense, especially having
already bulk co...
Posted in thread: When 5 gallons just isn't enough.... on 09-30-2015 at 03:33 PM
You could always use DME or LME to get the gravity where you want it for a 10g batch.ORRRYou
could do two mashes and sparges, although that might be time prohibitive.
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter - who's right...? on 09-30-2015 at 03:06 PM
If you have a fresh (check the date) culture of Wyeast or Whitelabs you are PROBABLY fine
directly pitching into our 1.055 wort as long use you properly aerate/oxygenate. But you never
know how the ye...
Posted in thread: Is gelatine a bad idea with wheat beers? on 09-30-2015 at 02:47 PM
I wouldn't fine the beer if you used a wheat ale yeast. So much of the flavor profile in a
wheat ale comes from the yeast in suspension. On the other hand if you used chico or a clean
american ale yea...
Posted in thread: nottingham w.t.f. on 09-29-2015 at 01:00 PM
I use a thermopen. I haven't cal'd it in awhile but I trust its close.Didn't realize you
weren't a new brewer. Sorry, should have realized that. I see threads on here all the time when
newbies are try...
Posted in thread: nottingham w.t.f. on 09-28-2015 at 09:08 PM
Hey man, lots of comments, but have you checked your thermometer to make sure it is accurate? I
have had dial thermometers be off by 40* before.
Posted in thread: Secondary or keg on 09-23-2015 at 02:06 PM
I brewed this RIS a couple weeks back and in the thread it seems like most people racked from
primary to secondary after a month. I normally never use a secondary in my beers, but am a
little weary of...
Posted in thread: My last 4 beers last like burnt plastic hospital... on 09-23-2015 at 12:17 PM
3. around 120F I have been adding my 1/2 crushed camden tablet.Have you done any research on
camden tablets and temperature. When I used to use them I would use at whatever temp the water
came out of ...
Posted in thread: Suggestions on cheap brew on 09-16-2015 at 08:07 PM
Scottish Ales and Irish Red's are pretty cheap.Don't have a recipe but hops and yeast tend to
drive up costs. You can make both with US-05 and their hop bills are on the low side.