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Posted in thread: Plastic Coated Keg to Kettle Conversion on 03-24-2016 at 12:03 PM
I picked one of these up to ferment in and removing the rubber is a PITA! I used an angle
grinder to cut into the rubber easily enough so that I could pry it off - sort of. But the dust
those things s...
Posted in thread: Advice needed - stuck fermentation in BIG saison on 02-02-2016 at 03:59 AM
@Buc_Nasty - you are quite right! I realized I under pitched but really was looking for help on
getting it un-stuck :) Looking at the calculator, that brew needed a 4L starter! I guess I
really didnt ...
Posted in thread: Advice needed - stuck fermentation in BIG saison on 02-02-2016 at 12:13 AM
I appreciate eveyone's feed back! So after reading so many ways besides the feed back here what
I decided to do was two things:1) I will try and "coax" the yeast into eating again by adding
less than ...
Posted in thread: Advice needed - stuck fermentation in BIG saison on 02-01-2016 at 11:59 PM
@passedpawn:I didnt think about the lactose and FG equation vs mouth feel so thanks for that
but I also didnt shoot for such a high OG. It was in my last variation of this recipe so Im
just tweaking A...
Posted in thread: Advice needed - stuck fermentation in BIG saison on 02-01-2016 at 02:18 PM
Yea it was a pretty out there grain bill. I made a similar one 4 weeks ago with half the yams
and 2row rather than maris otter. It was forking delicious but I wanted more cowbell, I mean
yam taste, so...
Posted in thread: Advice needed - stuck fermentation in BIG saison on 02-01-2016 at 01:53 PM
Made a bigger than anticipated saison with an OG of 1.100 (target was 1.094). So I made a 1L
starter 24 hrs in advance. Ive never had problems with 1L starters in big beers - even stouts
at 1.160. Pit...
Posted in thread: Incandescent light bulbs used for warming ferment chamber on 01-11-2016 at 02:20 PM
Thanks for all the input, guys. This isnt by any means a permanent solution. Its a quick fix
for limited funds until something better can be obtained. The ambient house temp is ~72F and I
wanted the t...
Posted in thread: Incandescent light bulbs used for warming ferment chamber on 01-09-2016 at 09:14 PM
So I have a wine fridge that I use for my fermentation chamber. Being in the winter season, I
needed a warmer fermentation temp that the household ambient temp. I rigged a lamp to my
Posted in thread: Space heater in nonfunctional chest freezer on 01-03-2016 at 09:07 PM
So, I use a wine refrigerator to chill (55 is as cold as it gets on a hot day) and unplugged, I
add a lamp with an incandescent bulb to warm it up. I use a temp controller either way. I was
Posted in thread: Igloo cooler mod on 01-03-2016 at 09:02 PM
So I ran a batch yesterday and let it run for about 30 minutes (because wife made me run to the
store to grab something). When I got back, it was running like literally crystal clear. Its a