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Posted in thread: Fermentation Temp Schedule on 04-18-2015 at 05:34 AM
I think as long as you oxygenate properly and pitch the right amount of yeast you can hold your
temps within the specified range. For a normal strain that recommends 68-72 I will pitch at 70
and hold ...
Posted in thread: controlling temperature with a temp regulator on 01-02-2015 at 06:46 AM
I use a digital temp gauge directly into the middle of my carboy which gives me the exact temp
of the beer. Then I set my chamber temp about 5 degrees cooler than my fermentation temp which
keeps the ...
Posted in thread: A Portrait of the Homebrewer as a Young Man [A Beer Journal] on 08-04-2014 at 03:24 AM
Thanks for posting. I was entertained. Welcome to the forum, keep the updates coming!
Posted in thread: Is something wrong with my CO2? on 02-15-2014 at 02:55 PM
I've been having problems with the head retention on my beers that I force carbonate. Pouring
from Keg or bottle, they look okay at first, but you can hear them fizz, which results in very
Posted in thread: Cask Ale Mission on 08-25-2013 at 03:21 AM
I want the bar top to look like its old--solid walnut, unfinished, with tung oil to protect it.
Posted in thread: Cask Ale Mission on 08-25-2013 at 03:17 AM
Building a small mini-bar that has the "feel" of an English pub. Top will be unfinished walnut.
The bottom compartment is temp controlled so I can maintain a "cellar temp" of 50-55.
Posted in thread: Cask Ale Mission on 08-11-2013 at 11:58 AM
Reconditioned 1/4 Pint from UK Brewing.
Posted in thread: Cask Ale Mission on 08-11-2013 at 11:48 AM
Bringing this one back up for round 2--With Pics! I am finally getting around to this project
after a busy few months. Originally I wanted to build my own beer engine with an RV water
pump--which I di...
Posted in thread: Cidery tasting beer!!! on 06-25-2013 at 09:01 PM
I keep hearing people say "it just needs more time to age" when talking about the off-flavors
going away. I would say for most beers in the 4-5.5% range that is incorrect because they
should be drinka...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping a wheat? Am I crazy? on 05-04-2013 at 01:06 AM
Crazy. Can't say I've ever had a wheat that was overly hoppy so I can't say it would be
terrible. I think I just prefer a subdued hop character in my wheats. It would be interesting