Last Activity:05-11-2012 10:38 PM
Posted in thread: Tons of head, little carb on 04-03-2012 at 01:27 AM
The line is just a regular picnic tap- i'd guess 2-3 feet?I've reduced to serving pressure of
Posted in thread: Tons of head, little carb on 04-03-2012 at 12:24 AM
First time kegging. Force carbed at 30psi while agitating (over 24 hours ago). It's pouring
about 75% head and has a little carbonation. I'm guessing I just need to wait for Co2 to work
its way into s...
Posted in thread: How do YOU keg cloudy beers? on 03-30-2012 at 02:44 PM
About to keg for the first time- also my first all grain batch. Lots of excitement. I've read
about various ways to keep kegged beer cloudy, without pouring out mass quantities of yeast
slurry every t...
Posted in thread: Tweaking my Black IIPA on 07-01-2011 at 08:40 PM
does DME ferment better than LME? Perhaps LME+DME+Sugar could do the trick?I pitched 23g of
Safale-05, and fermented around 68 (used ice bath last time- now i've got a chest freezer with
Posted in thread: Tweaking my Black IIPA on 07-01-2011 at 08:18 PM
This will be my 5th brew, and my 2nd attempt at a black IIPA.the original recipe is here: was
1.092FG was 1.022Here's what I'd like to fix:I want to lower my FG- I've heard subbing sugar
works well f...
Posted in thread: Mold in my ferm freezer on 06-30-2011 at 10:35 PM
Thanks. As a side note, I have similar issues storing star San. I keep a blue Tupperware
container full of it, but it always gets moldy on the lid and walls. I suppose I could just
make a new batch ev...
Posted in thread: Mold in my ferm freezer on 06-30-2011 at 10:05 PM
I use an upright freezer chest freezer with a Johnson digital temp controller for fermentation.
This was my first batch using it, and I just opened up the freezer after a four week primary to
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3056- fermenting slowly on 06-18-2011 at 03:43 PM
The yeast was Mfg in May- so only a month old (brewed on 6/6). I let it swell for about 36
hours- my only concern is that it was delivered to my apartment managers' office and then left
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3056- fermenting slowly on 06-17-2011 at 07:38 PM
I made a bavarian hefe kit from northern brewer, using a smack pack of Wyeast 3056.I had heard
from lots of people on this forum that this yeast was a beast at fermentation, but mine's been
Posted in thread: Johnson Temp Controller on 06-08-2011 at 04:17 PM
This is my first fermentation using anything other than an ice bath. Definitely getting a
thermowell for the next brew. I've always heard it preached around here that stability was
super important in ...