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Posted in thread: First Kegged Beer a Little Too Heady on 01-23-2016 at 04:43 AM
Really, that head looks pretty good. I have found that I need to play with my CO2 pressure, I
run at 7 to 8 psi. I will also get a keg that is a little over carbed, I will purge the keg a
few times un...
Posted in thread: Questions about my fermentor build on 01-20-2016 at 12:43 AM
What type/brand did you use? And is that ALL foam insulation? I've never heard that beforeAny
foam insulation will what they call, Off Gas, It is a petro chemical product. When used in
Posted in thread: Questions about my fermentor build on 01-19-2016 at 01:22 AM
Boo, The foam insulation emits fumes in a closed space. In my case, I don't know if I had a
reaction with something else but is was real strong. I am looking to add a layer of thin
plywood to cover th...
Posted in thread: Why cant you get natural carbonation on a keg? on 01-18-2016 at 03:35 PM
For what it is worth, With beers that I will let age of a couple of months, I always add about
1/4 cup priming sugar dissolved in boiled water then chilled, in to my 5 gallon keg. I then
purge with CO...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 01-18-2016 at 03:15 PM
5.5 stout + 5.5 Black IPA = 11 + 822 = 833
Posted in thread: Questions about my fermentor build on 01-18-2016 at 02:21 AM
I used the high performance pink high density foam in my chamber, I taped all my seams with
silver duct tape and did use plywood on the floor. On thing that happened is I had a major
amount of off gas...
Posted in thread: Using keg as long term secondary - co2 and airlock on 01-12-2016 at 01:08 AM
I like to secondary / bulk condition my brews, especially dark / big beers. I also will add
sugar to let the brew carbonate itself, This has worked very well. My storage area maintains a
Posted in thread: A Simple Garage Collar Keezer With Magnetic Drip Tray on 01-05-2016 at 02:01 AM
I like your build especially the drip tray, thanks for sharing
Posted in thread: Brew Boss Systems on 01-05-2016 at 01:57 AM
I have the 15 Gallon COFI with about 30 brews. The 5 / 6 gallon brews with 11 to 14 lbs of
grain will yield about 75% for me. With the big brews, the efficiency goes way down, 60%. The
brew supply sto...
Posted in thread: R.I.P. Carboy on 01-04-2016 at 05:00 AM
TX, There is quite a bit of information on the net. We have an old 10 gallon acid carboy that
has not been opened for over thirty years. I use a large cork to seal the top. Here is a link