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Posted in thread: Kegging Worth It If Only Consuming 2 Beers Per Day? on 11-26-2013 at 01:01 AM
Thanks again everyone. I'm definitely doing it. This will hopefully be my last bottling session
tomorrow. My take on this before making this post, was that maybe I should continue bottling
given my si...
Posted in thread: Kegging Worth It If Only Consuming 2 Beers Per Day? on 11-25-2013 at 05:39 PM
Thanks everyone! Bottling is the only thing in this hobby that I don't enjoy doing. I did at
first, but it got old pretty quickly. Now I'm doing 10 gallon batches, and looking at 100
bottles to clean,...
Posted in thread: Kegging Worth It If Only Consuming 2 Beers Per Day? on 11-25-2013 at 04:18 PM
I've been brewing for a little over a year now, and planned on making the move to kegging soon.
However, I was recently diagnosed with a medical condition that I will have for the rest of my
Posted in thread: Sanitation Issue / Wild Yeast Problem?? on 10-29-2013 at 01:17 PM
Over the weekend I brewed my first 10 gallon batch. I ended up doing an variation of an IPA
that I've done a few times. The day before brewing, I took apart EVERYTHING that I possibly
could and cleane...
Posted in thread: Tinfoil came off starter flask.... on 10-25-2013 at 03:37 PM
Not to highjack this thread, but my wife literally just called to tell me that this happened to
my starter again. It was fine before I left for work a few hours ago. Is putting loose fitting
tin foil ...
Posted in thread: Tinfoil came off starter flask.... on 10-25-2013 at 02:15 PM
This has happened to me a few times. I've woken up in the morning to find my foam stopper
pushed up and out of my erlenmeyer flask. Maybe just a few millimeters of a gap where bugs
could get in.Great ...
Posted in thread: Is Cold Crashing Necessary If Kegging? on 10-22-2013 at 01:09 PM
Setting it at something high like 30 psi is good if you want to carb quickly, but it's
difficult to get the timing right to get it carbed to the right level. I've overcarbed two
batches this way (out ...
Posted in thread: Sanitation Issue / Wild Yeast Problem?? on 10-22-2013 at 01:06 PM
You can clean them many days or even weeks in advance. Clean ==> rinse well ==> sanitize ==>
assemble wetTry to keep things clean when stored away. Some vessels benefit from leaving some
Posted in thread: Sanitation Issue / Wild Yeast Problem?? on 10-21-2013 at 11:16 PM
I have one last follow up question.If I clean all of these parts with PBW or Oxyclean, can I do
this several days in advance? Or should I do it right before sanitizing? If I clean everything
Posted in thread: Sanitation Issue / Wild Yeast Problem?? on 10-21-2013 at 04:28 PM
Using 5 or 6 oz of corn sugar in 5 gallons is carbonating around 2.75 to 3 vols of carbonation
which is high for most styles. For most ales 2.3 vols of carbonation is enough and that would
be 4 oz of ...