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Posted in thread: Absurdly long fermentation on 07-31-2013 at 05:00 PM
Thanks everyone. I let it be, as advised. The beer is now on tap (after 20 days in the
secondary). The FG came in at 1.010, which is way below the expected 1.016. I calculate alcohol
at 7.3%! I've dry...
Posted in thread: Absurdly long fermentation on 06-17-2013 at 04:02 PM
Thanks everyone! I'll let it be.
Posted in thread: Absurdly long fermentation on 06-17-2013 at 12:11 AM
Making a Simcoe IPA with an OG of 1.066. Pitched a good 1098 slurry on June 2nd, with
noticeable action after 18hrs. After 5 days of a healthy fermentation and still lots of airlock
action, I racked t...
Posted in thread: 10 tips to better extract brewing on 06-04-2013 at 10:02 PM
Tried first wort hop additions on my last two batches, a rye ale and a Simcoe IPA. Steeped my
specialty grains in a small volume of water for 30 minutes @ 155, strained out grains, brought
to full boi...
Posted in thread: Extract IPA with 1098 slurry? on 06-02-2013 at 04:24 PM
good to hear! Thanks!
Posted in thread: Extract IPA with 1098 slurry? on 06-01-2013 at 07:25 PM
Making a bit of a bastard beer tomorrow with ingredients I have laying around. I usually pitch
1056 for IPAs, but have a nice 1098 slurry I took out of the secondary from a pale ale 3 weeks
ago and wa...
Posted in thread: 10 tips to better extract brewing on 04-22-2013 at 03:54 PM
This beer turned out very very well, definitely the best of all the times I've made it. The
body and mouthfeel are spot-on for what I like. I can't really say how much this has to do with
it, but I wi...
Posted in thread: Fridge Temperature Mod on 03-27-2013 at 08:26 PM
5C sounds like a pretty good temperature to me. That's already warmer than safe fridge temps.
USDA says that fridges need to be below 4.4C for food safety. i do not like ice cold beer, and
I keep my k...
Posted in thread: Fridge Temperature Mod on 03-26-2013 at 06:41 PM
I probably should have put this in the DIY forum...
Posted in thread: Fridge Temperature Mod on 03-26-2013 at 01:50 PM
I finally got around to looking at the temp control unit on my Whirlpool WAR449 keg fridge. At
it's warmest setting it was sitting at 5C, far too cold for tasty brew! (All temp readings were
taken at ...