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Posted in thread: Forced Carbing. What am I doing wrong! on 02-27-2013 at 03:57 PM
Hi Everyone thanks for the info. I was using carbonation calculators and aimed for 3.0 of carb
for my hef. The calculator gave me 35.2psi at 68F which is the average temp in my beer
room.From what I u...
Posted in thread: Forced Carbing. What am I doing wrong! on 02-25-2013 at 04:30 PM
So it could be the serving line. That was the last variable I was considering. I'm gonna pick
up a long line and see if that helps. Thanks for the help. I'll let everyone know how it goes.
Posted in thread: Next upgrade? on 02-21-2013 at 10:57 PM
I'm here in Los Angeles, and my biggest problem is always my beer room is too warm to ferment
in, so I have to use a Chest freezer to keep a constant temperature.But its interesting to see
no one ment...
Posted in thread: Question on Stepping up Yeast on 11-16-2012 at 05:08 PM
Figured out that answer to my question. Saw a link to a different Yeast calculator. calculator
lets you enter the starting amount of yeast, and calculates the total you have based on the
volume of yo...
Posted in thread: How Do I Know Whether Reused Yeast is Infected? on 08-29-2012 at 04:54 PM
I've tasted all my starters and to be honest all of them have tasted bad. (They however do
their jobs nicely and ferment my wort to wonderful tastey beer.) When they (the starters)
ferment they smell ...
Posted in thread: Ummm...how much beer do you think this is? on 08-27-2012 at 04:34 PM
If that is a Betterboy 6.25gal fermentor that should be around 5.5gal.
Posted in thread: Noob question about yeast starters on 08-22-2012 at 11:26 PM
So when I use DME to create my starter I can1) Put it in the fridge to separate, pour off the
liquid and add more DME to grow more yeast. 2) Put it in the fridge to separate, pour off the
top layer of...
Posted in thread: Adding LME twice - 2 hot breaks? on 08-13-2012 at 09:10 PM
Yep, steep grains in a gal or so of water, add to kettle with water to hit ~3 gal, boil, hop,
maybe hop some more, kill flame, add LME/DME to a good whirlpool, stir it in and let sit for
~10 mins or s...
Posted in thread: Small batch brewing on 08-08-2012 at 06:59 PM
Craigslist and Yardsales can be your best friend. Also at Walmart & Amazon they sell a 32quart
(8gallon) pot by Imusa for about $24-$25. This will allow you to grow with your addiction. The
only draw ...
Posted in thread: Is this normal? on 08-07-2012 at 06:19 PM
Yup everything is fine and normal. Almost all my brews have that ring in some form or another.
If you filter out alot of the trub when you poured into your carboy the ring will not be as
high. If you ...