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Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-23-2013 at 01:47 PM
Posted in thread: The right PSI for set it and forget it??? (belgian wit) on 08-05-2013 at 11:35 AM
Why "next time"? Why not purge the co2 now and then lower the psi? It should off gas and
equalize at the lower psi settling.
Posted in thread: AG belgian blonde help on 07-17-2013 at 02:02 PM
Carbonation may help add a little body and time may help bring out some of the flavors. But
otherwise, I think you would have to address "lack of body" issues earlier in the process. I've
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3711 appreciation thread on 05-22-2013 at 02:44 AM
Thanks for the tip. I have had problems with the Dupont strain and may give this a try on my
next saison or Belgian pale.
Posted in thread: ESB using WLP-002 on 03-07-2013 at 11:28 AM
60 degrees is quite cold for the 002 strain,especially when you started at 66 degrees. That
yeast shuts down quickly when it drops in temp and you are now definitely below the sweet spot
in terms of f...
Posted in thread: Midwest Cologne Kölsch - best yeast? on 03-05-2013 at 11:15 AM
I have used both and prefer the wyeast at version. the White Labs version produced some
significant sulfer and left a wine like taste. It did clear up after several weeks of cold
conditioning, but I f...
Posted in thread: Air in March Pump on 10-28-2012 at 04:24 PM
Thanks. Seems like I need to keep playing with the set up.
Posted in thread: Air in March Pump on 10-28-2012 at 01:15 PM
Have recently moved to a direct fire mash in a keg recirculating with a March pump. I seem to
be getting a lot of air in the pump which degrades the pumping capacity. I have to keep
jiggling the lines...
Posted in thread: Need Help with Water Salt Additions on 10-17-2012 at 09:31 PM
Great reply. Thanks. I'm assuming that as to the additional gypsum for the best bitter recipe
that additional gypsum is not needed if its already part of the mash/sparge water additions.
Posted in thread: Time gap between sparging and boiling on 10-17-2012 at 02:46 PM
I have done this and in fact let the wort sit overnight before boiling, but that's not
recommended because you could start to get some spoilage letting it sit that long. I don't
think an hour or two w...