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Posted in thread: Beer hasnt carbed at all on 12-06-2013 at 01:11 AM
One week is too soon. Give it at least another week and check again. 2 or 3 weeks would be even
Posted in thread: stiring up while fermenting? on 12-05-2013 at 02:49 PM
I've never had to rouse my yeast. Perhaps I'm just lucky, but my beers always reach FG just
fine without any help from me. Even high gravity batches..
Posted in thread: Serving beer at lager fermentation temperature? on 12-05-2013 at 04:13 AM
I lager in my keezer. It's set at 34F. The beer I'm serving is a little colder than I would
like, but it warms up in the glass fast enough....
Posted in thread: Cleaning Vinyl blow off tubing? on 12-05-2013 at 04:10 AM
Mine is 3/8 tubing too. I have lots of misc. wire, since I am a home remodeler. A coat hanger
would probably work just fine as long as it's longer than the tube.
Posted in thread: I was a hero last night on 12-05-2013 at 04:06 AM
Meh... We don't have fish in the desert. Here a protein skim means they pulled another body out
of the Rio Grande!Good on you for being the hero PP!
Posted in thread: Cleaning Vinyl blow off tubing? on 12-05-2013 at 04:01 AM
I use a rigid piece of wire with a little piece of a rag tied to the end as a tube cleaner. I
dip it in oxiclean, and pull it through. After doing this a few times; rinse with really hot
water, and do...
Posted in thread: Cold!!! on 12-05-2013 at 03:30 AM
No ice in El Paso. Just lots of wind!
Posted in thread: Do you dry hop in the primary or the secondary? on 12-04-2013 at 02:58 PM
I dry hopped in the primary and then realized that I just ruined any hopes of harvesting my
Conan yeast.... curses!If you bottled the beer you could harvest conan from a few bottles.
Posted in thread: Lebkuchen on 12-04-2013 at 02:45 PM
I dropped $30 on Lebkuchen the other day (and every year) at World Market. Well, that and
Hanutas - 2 of the many things I learned to love when I lived in Germany. Looking forward to
your recipe.I als...
Posted in thread: Lebkuchen on 12-04-2013 at 02:57 AM
How sweet is the core cookie?It's not super sweet. There's only about 3.5 cups of brown sugar
for every 100 cookies. The real sweetness comes from the sugar glaze. It wouldn't be out of
character to e...