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Posted in thread: Are multiple air aerations more effective than a single application of pure oxygen? on 07-30-2015 at 02:35 AM
I’m not making any assertions here as I don't have a dissolved oxygen meter to do the
experiment so the following charts and ideas are based purely on speculation. But, this is a
Posted in thread: Pointers on where to get complete oxygenation kits on 07-28-2015 at 11:52 PM
standard 02 tank for $90, and you can use the ubiquitous 20% coupon to bring that down to $72.
Best price I found for a new O2 tank when I was making my 02 setup a few years back.Great call,
Posted in thread: Pointers on where to get complete oxygenation kits on 07-28-2015 at 02:27 PM
Can anyone point me to where i can get good value oxygenator kits that include EVERYTHING
(refillable tank, regulator, 0.5 micron stone & wand or tube)?The online stores seem to sell
everything but th...
Posted in thread: Coldbreak Brewing Herms Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 08:15 AM
Does it make a difference if I say "please"?I'm in.....please!
Posted in thread: Chinese Whispers on 07-26-2015 at 03:13 AM
Only one rule – continue the prior post (no matter what your direction is!)So, a homebrewer was
sitting on his porch enjoying a bottle of his favorite brew when a martian crash lands in his
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-25-2015 at 06:43 AM
Could be lots of things, I would do a fresh starter, oxygenate the heck out of it right before
pitching at high kraeusen.That would have been the smart thing to do! I didn't have any more
W34/75 so I ...
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-22-2015 at 03:00 PM
I'm adding an aeration set up to my growing Santa wish list and given how important aerating is
(and my back), it's going in ahead of the Speidel fermenter.Yup, I'll just lager this batch. At
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-22-2015 at 01:14 AM
You know what. It must be a yeast health issue if extraction was fine and temperatures were
fine.I shake vigorously to aerate but always only for ~20 seconds as that's all I need to
completely fill th...
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-21-2015 at 11:53 PM
Good to have your input, Gavin.Let's see. Mash duration could have been longer. I've tried this
Kesselmaische approach twice before and hit my FG each time but those occasions also required a
Posted in thread: AAARGH!! Problems with first lager fermentation on 07-21-2015 at 01:39 PM
1.017 certainly isn't bad. With that grain bill, that may be all it comes down to.Cross my
fingers and toes that you're right. It's just that I entered every detail into Brewer's Friend
and it's never...