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Posted in thread: quick chilling a carbed bottle? on 03-05-2014 at 03:17 AM
A few years of kegging has me out of practice with bottling, I've got a couple questions.So if
a batch of bottles should be carbed (priming sugar, 3 weeks at 65F etc), can I chill it for a
Posted in thread: Which comercial craft beer for christmas party on 11-20-2012 at 01:54 AM
Boulevards Nutcracker Ale is a mildly spiced, malty winter beer. I loved it even as a noob
craft beer drinker, before i discovered hops.
Posted in thread: DIY Tap Handle? on 10-22-2011 at 07:04 PM
These were made from stuff from work. My friend help me weld the nuts for the taps.Arent most
prosthetics made out of titanium? Is that difficult to weld?
Posted in thread: Did I insult my Wyeast 1214? on 07-25-2011 at 10:29 PM
So after reading this, I should be worried that my saison (used 3522) was at 78 for 5 days,
then 70 for 2 weeks and counting?
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-25-2011 at 09:12 PM
no, i did not. i'll give that a try. I've been snooping around here for weeks, but I never
caught that difference. i thought (OG-FG) x 133 was the ABV%, and attenuation was the ability
of yeast to get...
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-25-2011 at 07:01 PM
The gravity was under 1.015. I suppose this means I either didnt get good utilization from my
hops, or esters from the too warm fermentation.
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-23-2011 at 03:52 AM
The temp was in the high 70's. I'm concerned my now fermenting batch started too high, too
(ambient was around 78) until I moved it. Maybe this explains the taste. I was using Safbrew's
wb-06I was onl...
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-22-2011 at 11:14 PM
Thanks for the suggestions. I will leave some out tonight and see. Or could I microwave some to
out gas it?
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-22-2011 at 07:40 PM
Could it just be that the recipe calls for only 1 oz of hallertau? Can I take an accurate
gravity after its carbed? I dont have any way to calculate/criticque the recipe.No excuse for
not taking gravi...
Posted in thread: Fix for Hefe that is kegged and too sweet? on 07-22-2011 at 06:50 PM
Our kegged and mostly carbed hefe is too sweet, to where it is barely drinkable. It was in
primary for 17 days, and then went to a keg at kegerator temps and at 10 psi of CO2. I did not
take any gravi...