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Posted in thread: First brew - solo on 04-23-2015 at 11:48 PM
I don't have much experience with extract (only did two batches with extract before moving to
all grain), but I've heard people talk about struggling to get below 1.020 with extract
brews.I've only us...
Posted in thread: First brew - solo on 04-13-2015 at 04:32 PM
The only time I dry hop more than 7 days is when I'm dry hopping in the keg, and even then,
they sit at room temperature for 6 days, then I chill it and put it on tap so it just dry hops
Posted in thread: Stout Faucet on 03-31-2015 at 03:55 PM
Tally350z said it all. You need beergas to use a nitro faucet, plain and simple.
Posted in thread: A couple shots from my last brew day on 03-28-2015 at 06:47 PM
Nope, it's a MoreBeer sculpture. It's fine, but overall I'm not all that happy with it.
Posted in thread: Why are my growlers always flat? on 03-28-2015 at 06:43 PM
When you leave headspace, the CO2 comes out of solution which causes the beer to go flat. The
more headspace, the quicker it goes flat.
Posted in thread: Why are my growlers always flat? on 03-25-2015 at 11:04 PM
Completely agree about the caps. One of my growlers is swing top, two of them have the plastic
caps.That being said, if you're drinking it within a couple hours, I can't imagine that even
Posted in thread: Unheated Gelatin Kegging error! on 03-25-2015 at 06:00 PM
How long are you supposed to let it sit in the hot water? I just started using gelatin, and I
pretty much add it to the 160º*water, give it a good whisk, then dump it in.
Posted in thread: Barley Wine Fermentation on 03-25-2015 at 05:56 PM
The only thing that bulk conditioning does vs bottle conditioning is ensure that the entire
batch is exactly the same. Instead of adding the risk of moving it to yet another fermentation
vessel, I'd j...
Posted in thread: Why are my growlers always flat? on 03-25-2015 at 05:45 PM
Posted in thread: Why are my growlers always flat? on 03-25-2015 at 05:39 PM
How are you filling them? Just straight from the tap? All the way to the top leaving no
headroom?I throw my growlers in the freezer for like 30 minutes, turn off the gas, vent the
keg, then just barel...