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Posted in thread: Diacetyl problem - getting discouraged on 11-15-2014 at 12:01 AM
Found the issue HERE.TL;DR - Crusty ball valve
Posted in thread: Improper to pitch at room temp and immediately lower to lager temp? on 10-03-2014 at 12:46 AM
One more thing to add is the yeast tend to go to sleep if chilled rapidly enough. So you
putting them in at 70F and then chilling 20 degrees in a short amount of time might have put a
lot of them to s...
Posted in thread: Getting BIG Coconut Flavor on 09-30-2014 at 12:40 AM
I scored a 38 with a coconut beer in our fair. I brewed my favorite porter recipe (robust),
added about a 1lb of coconut - toasted with a frying pan until golden brown - to a stainless
brewing dry hop...
Posted in thread: Chest freezer and temperature control (Will the lid shut?) on 09-13-2014 at 12:15 AM
It'll seal around the lid, you'll be fine. I've never had an issue.
Posted in thread: Diacetyl problem - getting discouraged on 07-30-2014 at 08:36 PM
Thanks I brought in a consultant (trusted homebrew friend) to ferment something I brewed. Still
trying to figure it out though. I did replace the disconnects though fwiw
Posted in thread: Chiller, Dark Star, Kegs & Carboys - Morgan Hill on 06-06-2014 at 05:14 AM
Posted in thread: Chiller, Dark Star, Kegs & Carboys - Morgan Hill on 06-05-2014 at 04:45 AM
Looking for anything to trade? I'm in Fresno.
Posted in thread: The Chit Wagon (Portable Draft Homebrew on the beach) on 06-02-2014 at 09:03 PM
Posted in thread: The Chit Wagon (Portable Draft Homebrew on the beach) on 06-02-2014 at 09:01 PM
I have had something like this for a while. They rock for tailgating or parties. I used a
remote adapter for a 20oz paintball tank and everything closes fine. I can fit 2 of the 1.75
Posted in thread: Diacetyl problem - getting discouraged on 06-02-2014 at 05:19 AM
At my wits end here. New regulator and lines, problem persists. Soak fermenters/kegs in pbw,
rinse with water and then rinse with starsan right before filling. Left a 1.045 beer on the
yeast for 3 wee...