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Posted in thread: My blowoff had a blow out! on 05-19-2013 at 04:03 AM
WOW that is crazy!
Posted in thread: Forced Carbing. What am I doing wrong! on 02-28-2013 at 03:22 AM
That Link is very useful. Just bookmarked it. Thank you Vigo!
Posted in thread: Forced Carbing. What am I doing wrong! on 02-25-2013 at 02:52 PM
Hi Everyone,I've been trying to force carb for 3 batches now. All with very minimal effect.Of
the 3 beers I have force carb'd, they all have the same problem. Alot of foam and head, but
very little ca...
Posted in thread: Next upgrade? on 02-20-2013 at 01:22 AM
I vote for temperature control as well. It will help you make more consistent beer, and TASTIER
beer. I found a used frig that holds 2 6gallon buckets on criagslist for $50.Then got a
Posted in thread: Extract kit tastes weird on 02-20-2013 at 01:12 AM
Hmmm, its hard to narrow it down but we can try. 1. Can you give us the exact recipe? 2. Were
there any odd smells, colors?3. What yeast were you using, and at what temperature did you
ferment at?4. W...
Posted in thread: Will filtering beer during bottling affect carbonation? (Pics) on 02-16-2013 at 07:49 AM
Depends on how you filtered the beer.Beer yeast is about 5-10 micron in size. If you filtered
out particles smaller then 10 microns then you will have filtered out a good number of your
yeast. If you ...
Posted in thread: New to yeast starters on 11-20-2012 at 05:30 AM
Yes, especially if you are making beers with a higher starting gravity.My favorite part to
using a starter is knowing that my beer will start fermenting usually in 4-10 hours depending
on my starting ...
Posted in thread: Splitting a yeast starter? on 11-20-2012 at 05:00 AM
my opinion on #4.I recently had to figure something similar to this out, so I thought I would
share.Different Breweries / Brewers use different "Growth Factors". In searching the internet
i've come ac...
Posted in thread: New to yeast starters on 11-20-2012 at 04:38 AM
Simple answer is yes.Many different routes you can go.. But generally every brew I do uses a
starter.My first 2 batches never used starters. I simply followed the directions of the smack
pack or the v...
Posted in thread: Question on Stepping up Yeast on 11-16-2012 at 01:17 AM
Hi Everyone,I have a question about stepping up yeast.I have a un-opened vial of Whitelab 004
Irish Ale Yeast.I plan on brewing a 5.25G Brown Ale with a Starting Gravity of 1.056According
to Mr Malty ...