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Posted in thread: 15 gal batch size, 20 gal kettle big enough? on 03-21-2013 at 07:04 PM
Hi guys, looking to jump to 15 gallon batches. Is a 20 gallon boil kettle big enough?
Specifically this one from brewer's hardware: rather not jump to 30 gallons unless absolutely
necessary. I have d...
Posted in thread: Will green apple taste go away in fridge? on 04-11-2012 at 12:57 PM
Hi all, I kegged a low-gravity blonde ale last night, about 5 weeks from brew day. It still had
a bit of a green apple taste- will this go away with cold conditioning, or should I leave it
out of the ...
Posted in thread: keg vs bottle taste difference on 10-06-2011 at 03:04 PM
I have noticed the same thing. So far I haven't had a beer that I kegged that was as good as my
bottled beer that conditions for an extra 3 weeks at room temp. I'm starting to think the beer
Posted in thread: Visible fermentation well into the secondary on 08-10-2011 at 02:04 AM
Thanks for the help guys.
Posted in thread: Visible fermentation well into the secondary on 08-09-2011 at 11:40 PM
probably pressure/temp changes causing degassing.Is yeast settling out yet? is it clearing? or
is it still churning a bit?Oh yeah, it's quite clear and there is a thick layer of yeast at the
Posted in thread: Visible fermentation well into the secondary on 08-09-2011 at 11:19 PM
Either there is some small amount of fermentables left for the yeast to munch on, or the
transfer is causing some dissolved C02 to be degassed from the beer. Either way it is a good
thing because it i...
Posted in thread: Visible fermentation well into the secondary on 08-09-2011 at 11:18 PM
Yes, I did take a reading before transfer and it was 1.011.
Posted in thread: Visible fermentation well into the secondary on 08-09-2011 at 11:08 PM
Hi guys, anyone ever had their carboy still bubbling well into the secondary? I had this beer
two weeks in the primary beforehand, and it's going on 2 weeks in the carboy now. It bubbles
every 45 seco...
Posted in thread: replacement o-rings for kegs on 06-20-2011 at 02:37 PM
I recently purchased two used soda kegs from a homebrew store, and forgot to order replacement
o-rings. Can you find these o-rings at Home Depot?
Posted in thread: highly carbonated bottled beer on 04-13-2011 at 04:57 PM
Do you guys ever find yourselves "double pouring" a bottled beer that's super carbonated? I've
found that I enjoy the taste of relatively lightly carbed beer, and I've had a number of home
brews turn ...