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Posted in thread: Setting up jockey box the day before on 10-05-2016 at 10:39 PM
I have been planning on having 2-3 kegs at my wedding but had not thought much about dispensing
it. I have two questions:(1) Is using a jockey box worth the rental expense ($125) or purchase
Posted in thread: Homebrew Supply Keg System Giveaway on 03-02-2016 at 08:41 PM
Irish dry stout sounds good.
Posted in thread: Found yeast packet in garage.....use it? on 08-17-2015 at 06:36 PM
I think I'll save it for a low cost cider... thanks for the input. Definitely don't want to
blow it on a planned out brew.
Posted in thread: Found yeast packet in garage.....use it? on 08-16-2015 at 08:56 PM
Was organizing garage and found a packet of Fermenitis safale us-05 dry ale yeast that never
made it into the fridge. I always store yeast packets in fridge as the brew stores do too, so
wondering if ...
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 05-01-2014 at 06:12 PM
tasted a little when racking....that off-flavor/smell is almost like burnt tire or asphalt.
after this and an iffy apple cider i'll be experimenting in gallon batches...hope my next taste
in 2 weeks g...
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 05-01-2014 at 02:58 PM
taking? ...do you mean taking time? or racking? ether way. I think it could still drop some
more, but I want to get it off this huge cake of yeast and ginger so currently racking to
secondary. I'll po...
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-30-2014 at 09:19 PM
Its been about 8 days since I re-pitched with the us-05. The gravity has dropped to 1.004,
which is good. Thing is, when I drank the gravity sample, it had a farty aroma (sulfur? egg
smell? I'm not su...
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-25-2014 at 07:14 PM
I'll try that in the future.Just an update. Gravity dropped to 1.020 three days after
re-pitching the us-05. I'm hoping in another three days it will be down to 1.010 at least.The
ferm temp is in th e...
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-23-2014 at 04:19 PM
next time i'm definitely upping the sugar. 10lbs sounds like a lot, but I'm up for that. seeing
an OG of 1.030 is not exciting.
Posted in thread: One week, no fermentation (ginger beer) on 04-23-2014 at 04:17 PM
I used a mixture of sugars on hand, totaling about 2 lbs i would say (....close to a pound if
not more of brown sugar, a pound of cane sugar, and half a bottle of agave (8oz's maybe)). The
big bag of ...