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Posted in thread: Got black soot all over te bottom of my keggle and want to know tricks on cleaning .. on 03-16-2015 at 08:11 PM
Just got a new jet burner and the keggle bottoms are now black soot. I never had that before.
Is this something worng with the burner?
Posted in thread: Primary after 10 days at 1.04 on 11-26-2014 at 10:55 PM
Thanks Bob. I did rehydrate following the instructions, but I pitched to the starter. Yes. I
should have taken the gravity before racking. It was 10 days and I hadn't seen activity in a
few days. It i...
Posted in thread: Primary after 10 days at 1.04 on 11-26-2014 at 07:55 PM
I did check twice, once with refractometer 10.8 brix and once with hydrometer at 1.04. I don't
have more US05, but I washed the yeast and I have around 48 oz of clean yeast from the carboy
which I jus...
Posted in thread: Primary after 10 days at 1.04 on 11-26-2014 at 06:57 PM
Brewed a red IPA 10 days ago. 1.07 OG. Used safale 05 with a qt starter (1/4# DME). Made the
starter 36 hrs before brewing. Had vigorous activity in both the starter and the batch. I tried
Posted in thread: Best Online Homebrew Supply Store on 11-26-2014 at 06:40 PM
Seeing that you are in Bham, I would recommend Brewmaster's Warehouse in Marietta. $6.99 flat
rate shipping and good prices ($7.99 for 8oz of cascade).
Posted in thread: Super Galena for Flavor/Aroma on 09-19-2014 at 11:50 PM
I just came back today from the Willamette valley where I visited a hop farm. They gave me a
gallon zip lock of wet and one of dry (one going into the dryer and one going into the bailer).
They were r...
Posted in thread: All Nugget Ale on 05-04-2014 at 09:40 PM
I have 1/2 # of Nugget and I would like to maximize the tropical flavor from the Nugget. The
malt bill is half 6 row, half Vienna, with some carapils and caramel 40. Right now I was
planning to use 4 ...
Posted in thread: Keg Dry Hopping on 03-01-2014 at 10:23 PM
I brewed a 5 gal Session Ale with Pils/Vienna with 1 oz CTZ at 30 1.5 oz Galaxy at 5 and 1.5 oz
Chinook at 0 (30 min steep). I decided to try dry hopping in the keg. I tied a sterilized hop
bag with 1...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale w/maple syrup on 11-16-2013 at 03:35 PM
I bought the maple syrup in Ohio at an Amish place, but I must admit that I didn't look
carefully on whether it was imitation or not. What would that cause?I've always racked to
secondary (I have only...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale w/maple syrup on 11-15-2013 at 04:15 PM
I brewed a pumpkin ale that had 1 lb of maple syrup at flame out. After a week of primary, the
top looks like boiled caramel (the CO2 bubbles haven't broken with all of the syrup). Should I
go ahead a...