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Posted in thread: Huge Yeast Cake on 12-10-2013 at 02:42 AM
hahaha.. or you can just tolerate the extra yeast. I tried the thumb thing too and I now have a
ratchet plastic hose clamp on my siphon hose. Works like a charm ! :)If you go to Walmart and
you find t...
Posted in thread: First post on 12-10-2013 at 02:38 AM
Where in Texas?I battled my first 2 beers trying to maintain temps here in Texas as well. I
found that in the summer, with AC on at 74, I had to use a pan of water and a towel over my
fermenter to kee...
Posted in thread: Huge Yeast Cake on 12-10-2013 at 02:30 AM
May have to invest in an in-line valve for 1/2" tubing then :P The few times I tried to use my
thumb it ended badly.
Posted in thread: Huge Yeast Cake on 12-10-2013 at 02:06 AM
I use a Mr. Beer fermenter, and they happen to have this thick, about 1/2-1" drop in the bottom
for collecting the yeast and supposedly keeping it out of the spigot. Right now I use 1/2
packet of S-04...
Posted in thread: Trub at the bottom of my brew pot. on 12-09-2013 at 07:36 PM
Everything from the pot going into the fermenter for me. Period. Nobody has ever told me
otherwise and I have never had bad results because of it
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 12-09-2013 at 07:25 PM
We could work out a trade for something. I'd love to try some Ska's after all the good things
I've heard. You interested in a new Seahawks hat? If you're not interested in a Hawks hat I
could find you...
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 12-09-2013 at 05:53 PM
Well, skitter, in my case it would have made no difference. I had well over 1" of headspace in
my bottles. I didn't bring up to 170* as the OP showed.. and it's a good thing or I'd have no
Posted in thread: Zero Carbonation! on 12-09-2013 at 05:27 PM
I've been able to get a decent carb at 2 weeks, but it won't hold a head until 3 weeks, so
generally the longer the better.
Posted in thread: 2013's How many gal of homebrew in 2013 on 12-09-2013 at 05:24 PM
22 Gallons of various Ambers trying to refine my own style.=53,063
Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 12-09-2013 at 04:50 PM
I keep seeing one of the biggest notes in the front is that the pot was removed from the heat.
Why is everybody complaining when it goes boom when they have the heat on during the