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  • Posted in thread: What is causing this off flavor? on 08-10-2015 at 04:13 PM
    I agree, dirty tap lines or oxidation. This happens to me with my super hoppy beers over time.
    Be diligent about purging the keg with co2 before racking, and even purge your racking cane and
    tubing be...

  • Posted in thread: Help, Tap handles not lining up on 06-22-2015 at 06:51 PM
    You should be able to unthread the nut that threads on below the handle a half turn or so,
    until the handle is facing the correct way. Then just tighten the handle and the nut against
    each other to ke...

  • Posted in thread: lack of hop flavor on 06-19-2015 at 12:58 AM
    But Sierra Nevada does bottle condition, as does Deschutes.. Deschutes carbonates with fresh
    wort I've been told, te bottle conditioning results in a much more shelf stable product due to
    oxygen uptak...

  • Posted in thread: Help with my first recipe attempt APA on 06-17-2015 at 04:11 PM
    I think its probably the Centennial. I recently made a single hop Centennial pale that had
    incredible fruity pebbles/ skittles aroma and flavor. It faded back a bit after a week in the
    keg, but i love...

  • Posted in thread: No head on my Stout on 06-13-2015 at 12:40 AM
    Aha, 15.5 oz bottles is the problem! If I recall, its one sugar drop per 12 oz beer, and two
    drops for a 22 oz beer, so lack of sugar makes sense if you only used one drop per 15.5 oz
    beer, which is 3...

  • Posted in thread: How often does your Keezer turn on? on 06-13-2015 at 12:30 AM
    Once you fill that bad boy with beer it will cycle much less, thermal mass helps a lot with
    short cycling..

  • Posted in thread: No head on my Stout on 06-12-2015 at 08:36 PM
    What temperature have you kept the bottles at? Ideally you want 70 degrees or even a bit
    higher. Flip the bottles over to mix the yeast and sugars again, and give them another week or
    two at plus 70 d...

  • Posted in thread: too much Krausen ? on 05-31-2015 at 06:53 PM
    Nope, no worries. As you can see everything is pushing out, so there really isn't any way for
    nasties to get in.. Just clean it up with sanitizer and you should be fine. Next time use a
    blow off tube ...

  • Posted in thread: Most bendable copper tubing on 05-27-2015 at 12:54 AM
    Refer tubing is "soft" copper, meaning its been annealed, type M and L are rigid pipe. You can
    make rigid copper into soft by annealing it, which is heating it up red hot and allowing it to
    cool, but ...

  • Posted in thread: Questions on filling/carbonating a Sanke keg on 05-25-2015 at 04:42 PM
    Yeah, if you overcarbonate, just pull the relief valve and let some of the CO2 come out of
    solution into the headspace. Yes, you do want the liquid line dip tube to be sanitized, so make
    sure you push...


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