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Posted in thread: My first dumper today: a sad lesson but not what I expected on 10-03-2014 at 03:18 PM
I would agree if it was some simple splashing or something of that nature, and because you've
provided a source. However in regards to Guitar's situation, his buddy whipped up a power tool
Posted in thread: My first dumper today: a sad lesson but not what I expected on 10-03-2014 at 02:29 PM
Hot Wort + Oxygen = Bad. Palmer 4TW.:tank: Read the rest of the page from that link if you
want to get the rest of the details.One of the latest brew strong podcast (that is with John
Palmer) talks a...
Posted in thread: Question: Managing Fermentation Temps with Freezer & Controller on 10-03-2014 at 02:24 PM
Good advice. Don't fret over 3 degree temp swings.Boy, I sure would...I would hate to drop any
temp at all if a yeast is finishing up.
Posted in thread: Question: Managing Fermentation Temps with Freezer & Controller on 10-03-2014 at 02:16 PM
I tape mine to the side of the fermenter and put bubble wrap over it to insulate itSent from my
iPhone using Home BrewOP, do this one, not the jug of water! I use bubble wrap or any kind of
Posted in thread: My first dumper today: a sad lesson but not what I expected on 10-03-2014 at 02:13 PM
Overall, I think the whole "cold crashing" phenomena is overrated, ESPECIALLY if you keg.
Source of suck back, oxygen staling, and supposedly yeast can produce unwanted flavors from
"shocking" it (not...
Posted in thread: In Defense of a Secondary on 09-08-2014 at 03:26 PM
I primaried 3 weeks. Cold crashed 7days. Gelatin 3days. Secondary 1day to reach room temp. Dry
hop 4 days. Clearest beer ever. 2" sediment. Can't wait to cold crash then keg. I transfer
using CO2 no o...
Posted in thread: High FG on big beers. Double oxygenation? on 09-05-2014 at 03:21 PM
The second oxygenation would be done when there is a krausen. In the high gravity beers the
need for more oxygen is after the fermentation has begun and the level of the alcohol in the
beer has reache...
Posted in thread: High FG on big beers. Double oxygenation? on 09-05-2014 at 01:52 PM
I've been wanting to double oxygenate my larger beers (once before pitching, once after first
12 hours) as mentioned in the jamile/ Chris white yeast book. Only problem is, after 12 hours,
Posted in thread: 3 Week Grain to Glass with Biofine Clear on 09-03-2014 at 03:42 PM
Me and two buddies saved for 5 months to go All grain. We did our first 5gal batch, and will
attempt our first 10gal batch. We're continuing to brew an IPA/Double IPA. If I 1. first
hydrate my yeast(W...
Posted in thread: Yeast for Munich Dunkel? on 09-02-2014 at 04:05 PM
OP, just a comment on making a dunkel, if you plan on using 100% or close of munich malt, make
sure its the type that converts well. I used gambrinus 10L once and it did not ferment
well...OR dump in ...