Last Activity:09-28-2013 3:08 AM
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Posted in thread: Fridge to Fermentation Chamber Question on 09-28-2013 at 09:08 AM
Posted in thread: Has brewing affected your opinion of commercial beers? on 08-29-2013 at 01:18 AM
I think the freshness factor is what sets homebrew apart from any craft or commercial
brews.That's the biggest point for me. There's simply no way a commercial brewery can compete
with my fresh beer, ...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen CO2 volume argument on 08-05-2013 at 09:36 PM
That's gonna depend on several different factors. Google "balancing a draft system" for some
Posted in thread: flushing keg with co2 on 05-24-2013 at 09:25 AM
I, too, push a full load of Star San out from one keg to the next, but then I also hook up to
the liquid out post and let CO2 run for 15-30 seconds. Once I start racking, I hook up to the
gas in post ...
Posted in thread: Cask Question - Will beer be okay? on 04-18-2013 at 11:45 PM
You'll be fine. It's essentially a keg until it's spiled, so if you CO2 purged it before
filling and sanitized, it'll be fine.
Posted in thread: What beer, if any, would you age at room temp? on 04-14-2013 at 11:43 PM
I started brewing a barleywine at the end of the year in '08. I haven't had any refrigeration
for them until this year, so it all sat in a closet, basically, until recently. The '08 is long
gone, but ...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 04-04-2013 at 09:24 PM
I'd venture that breweries DON'T switch back and forth between twist offs and pry offs. Most
pro bottling lines for craft beer are pry off only.AB breweries that are pumping out Goose
Island Honker's ...
Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 04-03-2013 at 10:36 PM
Different neck finish and bead, different mold, sealing surface not identical. Whether it suits
you is a matter of personal standards.Uhm, if you're trying to say that pry-off capped bottles
Posted in thread: Homebrewing myths that need to die on 04-03-2013 at 12:59 AM
Sure? I've read that some cappers sold to homebrewers don't play well with screw-tops, for
whatever reason, but the problem there isn't with the bottle, it's with whatever piece of ****
Posted in thread: Fermentation Chamber Pros and Cons on 04-03-2013 at 12:52 AM
Quick thoughts: The reptile tape, also sold as thermwrap by LHBS, works great, is relatively
cheap, and idiot-proof. Also, wrt light bulbs"Thoughts: Light skunking can be prevented by
covering the car...