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Posted in thread: Newbie on 08-18-2013 at 02:29 PM
Glad to have you here, Dan, welcome :)
Posted in thread: trying not to boil over on 08-12-2013 at 03:19 AM
The old method of adding a small % of your hops while the kettle fills is supposed to help but
I've not noticed a difference. Plenty of headspace in my kettle so I just knock down the foam
with a mash...
Posted in thread: Brewery Re-Start on 08-12-2013 at 03:10 AM
Looking nice, that is one big stand! :)
Posted in thread: Brewery Re-Start on 08-09-2013 at 07:16 AM
I haven't formalized a knock out list, but I definitely have one.I've got to:Convert my
previous MT to an HLT (major step is installing a HERMS coil)A HERMS coil in the HLT is
awesome, you're gonna lo...
Posted in thread: Yeast question on 08-09-2013 at 07:12 AM
Thanks for all the replies checked it a little while ago and the airlock is bobbing up and down
so there is some fermentation going on. Going to add the maple syrup in a few days will keep
Posted in thread: Kegging infection question on 08-09-2013 at 07:09 AM
Acid #5 would be perfect in this case.
Posted in thread: slightly less bitter stout on 08-09-2013 at 07:05 AM
If you condition it for a year, it's bitterness will drop to 75% of current. Also you can
retain 1/3 of your total hops and add them to the last 20 minutes as aroma hops. Have you used
software to cal...
Posted in thread: Tripel Keg vs Bottle Conditioning on 08-09-2013 at 06:59 AM
I only know this because my friend brews Belgian tripels and its the only beer he bottles.
Because it traditionally has a very high carbonation level he bottles in champagne bottles and
corks them. Re...
Posted in thread: Fly Sparging? on 08-08-2013 at 09:22 AM
It simply caught on because its more catchy sounding than the 4 syllable word, "continuous".
Posted in thread: Marzen/oktoberfest extract recipe on 08-08-2013 at 09:00 AM
Since you're not detecting diacetyl you could go with a more traditional approach and slowly
reduce temps to lagering over several days. If you want to do a D-rest, not always needed, now
would be the...