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Posted in thread: Equipment question on 08-26-2011 at 12:57 AM
Yea just for primary. I have carboy for secondary even though mini brew states with a conical
there is no need for racking to secondary. I probably will anyways.
Posted in thread: Equipment question on 08-26-2011 at 12:22 AM
I have a mini brew 6.5 gallon conical fermenter and was wondering if it would work for a
typical 30 bottle wine kit. Just ordered a Selection International Malbec kit and was planning
on using my coni...
Posted in thread: conical fermenter on 07-26-2011 at 10:55 PM
I have that fermenter. Love it. Bought it from those same guys outta Oklahoma. Had it for
around 6 months now and no problems at all. Matter of fact have a ESB ferming in it right now.
Good buy IMO.
Posted in thread: over pitching yeast on 07-07-2011 at 11:27 PM
This is something I have wondered about myself. So just to see what would happen I brewed up a
2 Gallon 1050 OG IPA and dumped in a full 11g package of Danstar Windsor (re-hydrated). I will
update in ...
Posted in thread: US-05 at 75 degrees .... on 05-27-2011 at 08:28 PM
I pretty much use no other yeast except 05 and 04. Ferm at 72-74 and leave it on the cake for
~3 weeks. Never had any off flavors and always get great compliments on the beer. They are as
Posted in thread: Yeast Suggestion for Low Sulphur on 05-24-2011 at 03:51 PM
Sanitation is good as always. Sulfur smell started within 3 days during fermentation . I have
read on numerous forums that sulfur is common in lagered beer. There is a strain from White
Labs that is l...
Posted in thread: Yeast Suggestion for Low Sulphur on 05-23-2011 at 10:42 PM
I usually only brew ales and have only brewed one lager in my time of brewing. I could not ever
really get the sulfur out. Even after 6 weeks there was still a hint of it. Beer was good just
Posted in thread: Beer Smith Pre Boil SG Question on 01-31-2011 at 07:52 PM
For my recipe which is a simple Blonde Ale.Grain Bill9#8oz 2 Row Pale Malt8oz Crystal 10LMashed
with 12.5 qt at 161.4 hlding mash tun at 150 for 75 mins and then sparge with 4.33 gal at 168.
Posted in thread: $3 Weldless Kettle Bulkhead on 12-25-2010 at 02:56 PM
I weld copper to steel a lot in my trade (HVAC/R) the advice I would give you guys is get 55%
silver flux rods( the orange ones) from your local a/c or plumber parts house. They are made to
Posted in thread: Strange (To me at least) Looking Yeast Cake on 12-03-2010 at 07:12 PM
It is a cream ale. Used White Labs Cali Ale 001. Well it tasted great just my first brew with a
starter, been pitching directly from vial (with no issues) and decided Id try a starter. Did