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  • Posted in thread: Bottle bombs? on 06-10-2013 at 12:27 AM
    At 72 degrees, 280g of sugar will give 5.625 gallons (45 pints) a CO2 volume of 4.0. Thats
    getting up there....

  • Posted in thread: Bottling on 07-30-2011 at 10:26 AM
    You're best off adding the proper amount of sugar to your bottling bucket (after boiling in 2
    cups of water for 5 minutes then cooling) then racking your beer on top of it. You can very
    gently stir wi...

  • Posted in thread: How to make a yeast starter - Pictorial on 06-26-2011 at 08:16 PM
    You don't typically use dry yeast to make a starter, that's why it says you need two packets of
    it. You can make a starter with your one tube of liquid yeast that will create the proper
    amount that yo...

  • Posted in thread: When to bottle? on 06-19-2011 at 08:13 PM
    I'm not a huge fan of a test bottle, as its really not the same as testing your actual beer.
    With proper sanitation you're not in any danger of infecting your beer. So....1. I'd let it sit
    at least tw...

  • Posted in thread: Single keg kit. Where do I find one without huge $$$? on 06-19-2011 at 07:08 PM
    www.kegconnection.com seemed to be the lowest i could find when i took the plunge.

  • Posted in thread: Insane head! on 06-19-2011 at 07:02 PM
    what were your carbing procedures?

  • Posted in thread: Infected (I think) on 06-19-2011 at 06:43 PM
    What yeast did you use. A quick google search turned this up, which is an excellent pic of
    yeast rafts:

  • Posted in thread: Working out ABV on 06-15-2011 at 09:22 PM
    I think the x131 is the more commonly used one. It's in Papizan's book. I'm guessing howerever
    that all are well with in the margin of error of a calibrated hydorometer and the human eye.

  • Posted in thread: Gravities and Taste of Beer on 06-15-2011 at 03:30 AM
    Ah. gotcha. I check my numbers pre boil. You can find a calculator for brewhouse efficiency
    (theres one in my signature) and figure out if you're going to hit your gravity. Basically a
    70-75% efficien...

  • Posted in thread: Gravities and Taste of Beer on 06-15-2011 at 03:23 AM
    Can you explain the process you used? I'm not sure i'm interpreting strike water the way you're
    intending it.

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