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Posted in thread: What to age in? on 12-06-2013 at 03:00 PM
The 30 psi shot to seal the lid will not carbonate much. Agree that you could add 1/2 to 2/3
cup of boiled corn sugar as you rack in and it would be carbed when you return. The only
downside is that y...
Posted in thread: Duvel Clone Bottle Refermentation Question on 12-05-2013 at 03:22 PM
First of all, wowza 9 oz of corn sugar in a 5 gallon batch? Champagne bottles for sure or bombs
will ensue.Second, I didn't repitch any fresh yeast in my Duvel clone that was made last
spring. Guess I...
Posted in thread: I love morning beers! on 12-05-2013 at 03:17 PM
I generally don't, as I love coffee in the morning. The Irish Stout I made last February was
great on Saturday mornings when mixed with a couple shots of coffee though.
Posted in thread: Is starsan safe on plastic brew gear on 12-05-2013 at 03:12 PM
Star San is really just a blend of two acids (and some surfactants). It works by breaking
cellular walls with the low pH. Most plastics are not affected by weak acids, which this
definitely qualifies ...
Posted in thread: Multiple Yeasts: Wyeast Kolsch+ Coopers kit on 12-05-2013 at 03:00 PM
Hmm, well a couple things. First it will make beer, and probably decent/good beer. The problem
is you have no idea which strain will become the dominant strain so the end result is a bit of
Posted in thread: stiring up while fermenting? on 12-05-2013 at 02:55 PM
Only if it gets stuck and you want to drop it a few more points. And if you do, do it very
gently to avoid introducing oxygen. If there is still CO2 inside the fermenter, that is best I
think by gentl...
Posted in thread: What to age in? on 12-03-2013 at 04:11 PM
Bottles would work and are the obvious choice if you plan on bottling eventually. I would not
bottle until a significant portion of the yeast & spices have settled out however. If its been
in primary ...
Posted in thread: Can somebody please tell me to RDWHAHB? on 12-02-2013 at 09:02 PM
Sort of forgeting about it is perfect with sours. Looks fine to me. Every sour will be
different, and they don't always form a pellicle. Usually will form one (and get thicker) with
Posted in thread: VERY active fermentation on 12-02-2013 at 03:55 PM
You should always have a blowoff tube available. Search this site for how to make one. I would
install one now until it settles down, and then you can put the airlock back on. 1.25" OD vinyl
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Bad or just green? on 12-02-2013 at 03:50 PM
I'd rack it to secondary and let it sit for 3-6 months. My 12% RIS peaked at 11 months and
continues to age gracefully.