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Posted in thread: Absolutely cursed pils on 07-23-2013 at 04:20 AM
Thanks everyone for the responses. I upped the temp to 58F a couple hours ago, still no
bubbles. In answer to questions:Jaybird: I am using a yeast nutrient called fermax. I recently
switched from usi...
Posted in thread: Absolutely cursed pils on 07-22-2013 at 05:24 AM
I firmly believe my first pilsner has been cursed by Beelzebub himself. It is now day 8 and no
fermentation. I have added a total of four (4) pilsen urquel smack packs and just took a
gravity reading ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 566 Saison, heat too early = HOT on 04-15-2013 at 03:33 AM
So I recently brewed a Saison and I decided to play with the heat a bit to compare with my
other experiences with this strain. I propagate my own yeast and have quite a bit of experience
with this str...
Posted in thread: Emerson 4.6 to Kegerator on 10-07-2012 at 10:14 PM
I'm using the 4.5L to do the same thing. I think that the coolant lines running through the
freezer divider is kind of a convenience because all i need to do is unbolt it and move it out
of the way. A...
Posted in thread: Yeast film in bottled mead on 08-30-2012 at 02:06 AM
Hey guys, I just did my first mead and it turned out great so far. I bottled it about a month
ago after 6 months in secondary. I recently opened one and noticed that yeast has condensed on
the side of...
Posted in thread: can't wash the beer smell out of brew bucket on 03-29-2012 at 03:10 AM
OneStep helps quite a bit when I sanitize.
Posted in thread: Saison Recipe? on 03-28-2012 at 09:33 PM
Picked up my supplies today. I'm going to do a 1oz dry hop with Hallertauer during the hot
portion of fermentation. I'm not sure if 1oz is enough to really do anything but I have a
tendency of turning...
Posted in thread: Saison Recipe? on 03-28-2012 at 01:23 AM
That looks awesome KyleWolf, I just tried a Saison by widmer bros. I'll be brewing this partial
mash recipe this weekend. Thanks man.
Posted in thread: How long to dry hop in the secondary? on 02-24-2012 at 01:19 AM
Wow Schlenkerla, I thought I was going crazy with 2oz cascade leaf hops and 1 oz Hallerau plugs
in my attempt at recreating "Back in Black" black IPA. Sure is pretty though haha.
Posted in thread: Tap system, ethylene glycol chilled. on 02-22-2012 at 12:20 AM
Thanks @wailingguitar. That's an awesome idea. I looked up propylene glycol and it definitely a
better choice. I think I would probably have been ok with ethylene glycol because it's
metabolites are a...