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Posted in thread: Can I cut my c02 dip tube to get more beer in the keg? on 09-29-2016 at 03:33 PM
Yes, when you are filling with sanitizer before purging you have to tilt the keg slightly to
the side and let the air that is trapped in the lid (around the PRV) out of the gas in post to
get all the ...
Posted in thread: Can I cut my c02 dip tube to get more beer in the keg? on 09-29-2016 at 02:02 PM
...I have heard that if the beer level hits the c02 dip tube, it will not carbonate.Last time I
kegged, I believe it was at or a notch above the 5 gallon mark.30psi for 3 days did absolutely
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-23-2016 at 02:45 PM
I think the tone of the paper gets things off on the wrong foot with people, myself being one
of those people.Indeed the tone is awful. It masquerades as science but is an utter failure at
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-23-2016 at 02:54 AM
...This is another misrepresentation. That quote says if you're cold side doesn't address
oxygen then you are wasting your time (LoDO guys say the exact same thing). But if you're cold
side is solid, ...
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-22-2016 at 10:25 PM
As a side note, this HSA debate is reminiscent of the fad a few years ago where everyone
screamed about yeast cell count, and how critical it is.... because that's what big breweries
do. With time we ...
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-22-2016 at 10:17 PM
I've seen all the evidence I need from Fix, Narziss and Kunze.But did they claim this HSA is
relevant to non-mass-production brewing? Isn't it possible that the remaining yeast in our
beers helps redu...
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration on 09-22-2016 at 08:47 PM
There's little evidence that HSA is real except for a handful of folks saying how great their
beers are when they follow these Lodo methods. Sorry, but that's simply not evidence. The
Posted in thread: Mash pH on 09-22-2016 at 04:12 PM
...I've always believed that if the pH is out of whack to begin with, then testing it at 15-20
minutes and then spending another few minutes correcting the pH is like closing the stable door
Posted in thread: Mash pH on 09-22-2016 at 03:17 PM
Straight from my email from John Kimmich..."You should be treating the entirety of you brew
water before you mash in. Most of the starch conversion happens in the first 5 minutes, so it's
Posted in thread: A good quality thermometer? on 09-21-2016 at 10:38 PM
I've been using the $9 Taylor for years (link). I'd like to "upgrade" but the thing just won't
break. Don't buy a thermometer that you can't calibrate yourself. You'll need to calibrate
right away, th...