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Posted in thread: Considering dumping my first kegged batch on 05-31-2012 at 04:25 PM
Bumping this thread. I have replaced teh beer line , replaced all O rings in kegs, ran PBW and
Starsan through lines and kegs...the off flavor tatse has greatly reduced but my brew smells
Posted in thread: I think I racked too soon.... on 05-30-2012 at 07:04 PM
Cool - Thanks. My hope is that it will clear up soon. I was hopeful that I would not get the
advice to rack to a bucket; clean the keg and then rack back to the keg. Not sure that the risk
is worth th...
Posted in thread: I think I racked too soon.... on 05-30-2012 at 05:21 PM
After 2.5 weeks in the primary and consistant hydrometer readings I racked to a keg, dry hopped
for a week and then put the CO2 on it. I'm fearful that I racked too soon and that I'll have a
bunch of ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop / Cold Crash suggestions on 05-21-2012 at 09:19 PM
Thanks! I was going to leave the hop bag in there while cold crashing. However, I'll just dry
hop for 5-7 days - remove hop bag and then cold crash.
Posted in thread: Dry Hop / Cold Crash suggestions on 05-21-2012 at 05:40 PM
**Disclaimer: I'm new to kegging and cold crashing.I brewed Northern Brewer's Chinook IPA 2
weeks ago. The yeast has finished up after 2 weeks in the primary so yesterday I racked to keg
and dry hoppe...
Posted in thread: Should I lower my beers temperature during fermentation? on 05-09-2012 at 02:13 AM
Im using 1056 for the first time right now on Norther Brewers Chinook IPA. I ferment in a swamp
cooler and my temps fluctuate from 62 to 66. By they way that yeast is a hog. Been burping
every second ...
Posted in thread: Northern brewer batch size help on 05-05-2012 at 12:13 PM
Thanks guys. I havent used any software so I'll roll with 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Northern brewer batch size help on 05-05-2012 at 11:31 AM
Hi All - I'm doing my first kit from Norther Brewer ( Chinook IPA). I'm trying to figure out
the batch size ( 5, 5.25, or 5.5 gallons ) that i should use in order to calculate my sparge
water / pre bo...
Posted in thread: Can you bruise beer when kegging on 04-26-2012 at 02:43 AM
I vision Charlie Papazian doing a PSA commercial for S.W.A.N. Stop Wort Abuse Now
Posted in thread: Considering dumping my first kegged batch on 04-26-2012 at 02:35 AM
Have you tried dumping the first couple of onces when you first open the tap? Many beer lines
give a really awful taste to beer that has spent any time in them. Worth a shot.I tried this
tonight and w...