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Posted in thread: Brewing big and maintaining temperature in winter? on 06-04-2014 at 08:31 AM
OP here: The tank is the fermentation vessel. We removed the mixer since it wouldn't be of any
use during the summer. I could wrap the monster with some of the heat insulation material they
use for ch...
Posted in thread: Brewing big and maintaining temperature in winter? on 06-03-2014 at 03:03 PM
Hi all, I spent last winter fermenting my beer inside a country house during the winter where
the lowest the room got was about 15 degrees C (59 F). This summer I have a milk tank in the
garage of the...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping at hight temperatures? on 04-07-2014 at 10:13 PM
I would LOVE to see that study.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping at hight temperatures? on 04-07-2014 at 09:45 PM
Good to know, thanks for the information! I will just have to look for a second milk tank.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping at hight temperatures? on 04-07-2014 at 08:02 PM
This summer, as always where I live, it is going to be upwards of 100 degrees during the day.
Now normally I would refrain from brewing until October, but this year is special because I
have a blichma...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping problems? on 03-12-2014 at 04:59 PM
FINALLY, after 3 more large batches and several weeks of fermentation I have come to the
conclusion that the best way to maximize hop aroma is:1) Wait until the beer is completely
finished with fermen...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping problems? on 01-24-2014 at 01:23 PM
Well, I'll give it a go and let it ferment for two weeks instead of one. If it works out, then
I will have to rehaul my brewing schedule... and it may eventually be for the best. Who knows.
Posted in thread: Dry hopping problems? on 01-24-2014 at 01:06 PM
One of my problems is that I am working with a tight brewing schedule, and while I would love
to be able to wait two weeks before dry hopping, I don't have the luxury. Do you think upping
the hop quan...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping problems? on 01-24-2014 at 12:52 PM
Sorry for the confusion Kombat. The first container was a 7.9 gallon / 30 liter fermenter. The
second container was precisely a 15.8 gallon / 60 liter fermenter (which I mentioned in the
Posted in thread: Dry hopping problems? on 01-24-2014 at 12:47 PM
The 5 gallons were fermentented in a 7.9 gallon fermenter, so it has about the same amount of
headspace. The beer is a 6.3% ipa that uses safale US05. The beer was cleaning up when I
dropped in the ho...