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  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping and cold crashing help on 06-04-2013 at 04:01 AM
    I cold crash in my cooler all the time. I fill it with ice an water till it reaches the top of
    the wort line. Keep adding Ice as it melts. Maybe once a day. Keeps it well below 40 degrees (
    closer to ...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping and cold crashing help on 06-04-2013 at 03:09 AM
    I've only bottled from a force carbed corny, but I'm interested in your cooler. What is that
    sock above it? Can you tell us more about that?I brew half batches, so 2.5 gallon with a 3
    gallon carboy. I...

  • Posted in thread: Dry hopping and cold crashing help on 06-04-2013 at 02:18 AM
    Hi,I brewed an IPA on Sunday, and wanted to get some input on cold crashing and dry hopping and
    timings. I am not going to use a secondary, since I have read it does not make any difference.
    I do not ...

  • Posted in thread: cleaning fermenter on 12-24-2012 at 05:49 AM
    I have noticed that if I spray some starsan on the sides and bottom is the bucket it gets rid
    of the smellI have read here that the smell will not harm your next batch

  • Posted in thread: Why does each bottle taste a little different on 12-14-2012 at 04:20 PM
    I have a feeling that the beer is the same, but how you perceive it is different each time.
    Some days, I've eaten spicy food or had a cup of coffee and then the beer tastes less hoppy. I
    noticed that ...

  • Posted in thread: Why does each bottle taste a little different on 12-14-2012 at 04:17 PM
    Is the temp that you are drinking them at the same?Yeah, i put it in the fridge for a few days
    prior to drinking them. Then pop one open and pore it into a glass

  • Posted in thread: Why does each bottle taste a little different on 12-14-2012 at 04:12 PM
    I bottled an IPA a few weeks ago and the hoppy-ness of each bottle seems different. Some are
    more hoppy than others. I know the favor can change over time however the change is not going
    in one direct...

  • Posted in thread: Using a 3 gallon Better Bottle as my secondary? on 12-08-2012 at 04:19 PM
    But why use a secondary at all? :)RickA couple of reasons:-My wife wants a raspberry wheat for
    the summer-Free up my primary-Dry hopping (I know I can dry hop in my primary)-I want to try
    and make a l...

  • Posted in thread: Using a 3 gallon Better Bottle as my secondary? on 12-08-2012 at 03:58 PM
    So I have a 3 gallon glass carboy, and thinking of picking up a 3 gallon Better Bottle to use
    as my secondary. (I brew 2.5 gallon batches)I have heard that it might not be good to use the
    better bottl...

  • Posted in thread: Questions using a water bath and an aquarium heater on 11-25-2012 at 06:15 PM
    Our house is poorly insulated and has wide temp swings, low 60's to low 70's in the winter. I
    was reading about using an aquarium heater in a water bath to keep the fermenter at a constant
    temp. I was...

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