Last Activity:07-25-2015 7:28 PM
Posted in thread: Keezer running almost 24/7 and compressor very hot on 07-24-2015 at 10:33 PM
Wow there's a lot of good advice here!Just so you know, I moved the keg around so the beer line
would not be in the way of the lid. There's no more ice buildup and the compressor is off most
of the ti...
Posted in thread: Keezer running almost 24/7 and compressor very hot on 07-24-2015 at 12:50 AM
Is the dial set to the coldest setting? What's the condensation situation like on the inside? I
bet you have some serious seal problems.I've been thinking about seal problems. The
condensation I have ...
Posted in thread: Keezer running almost 24/7 and compressor very hot on 07-24-2015 at 12:31 AM
Thanks everyone. Here are the answer to your questions.Where is your temp probe in the keezer?
I wrapped the wire around a beer line. The probe is standing in the air in the middle (height)
of the fre...
Posted in thread: Keezer running almost 24/7 and compressor very hot on 07-23-2015 at 12:43 PM
Is my freezer dead or am I doing something horribly wrong?I converted a chest freezer by
pluging in a STC-1000. The STC works as intended and will turn my freezer on and off at the
Posted in thread: Is My Beer Infected? HELP! on 07-03-2014 at 04:54 PM
Just curious... Do you know why it happened?In my personal experience, i had only one infection
5 years ago because of a catastrophic sanitation procedure involving flies, a partly open
fermenter for ...
Posted in thread: Over attenuation on 05-27-2014 at 03:05 AM
I had an infection once a long time ago because of extremely bad sanitation (let's call that an
experiment).It tasted like vomit. And I don't have an expert palette!If it was infected, I
think you wou...
Posted in thread: Over attenuation on 05-26-2014 at 11:08 PM
Over pitching would not convert unfermentable sugars to fermentable sugars.What is your recipe?
Do you have any unfermentable malts such as crystal/cara?Did you mash longer than usual at 149
F or lowe...
Posted in thread: Methanol in Kenyan brew on 07-29-2010 at 10:06 PM
I have no source to give you, but a while ago I did some general research to see if there was
any risk to create methanol while distilling or brewing at home.The general conclusion was that
Posted in thread: Terrible mead turned awesome after 3 years on 07-29-2010 at 08:14 PM
When I started homebrewing about 3 years ago, one of the first brew I made was a mead. I used a
dry wine yeast and enough honey to give me around 10% alcohol. 2 weeks after bottling, I tried
to drink ...
Posted in thread: What are some of the mistakes you made...where your beer still turned out great! on 07-03-2010 at 05:39 PM
One time I dropped an army knife with dirt on it in the primary before fermentation. I don't
remember what I was doing with the knife, but it still got his way into the bucket. The beer