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Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 04-14-2010 at 02:49 PM
Will beer only age when carbonated?I ask this because I made a 10 gallon batch a couple of
weeks ago of an amber. After fermentation I kegged 5 gallons and forced carbed. The other 5
gallons I dry hop...
Posted in thread: Fermenter Blow off! on 04-09-2010 at 04:50 PM
Weird. Maybe the airlock was somehow clogged, and it was building up pressure but it was all
dissolved CO2 and not being released from the wort (like in a bottle for instance). Then when
you gave it a...
Posted in thread: Fermenter Blow off! on 04-09-2010 at 04:12 PM
Just brewed an American Wheat. Oxygenated with pure O2 and pitched Kolsh yeast from a starter
made 24 hours before brew day. Wheat was aprox 1.049 SG. When I do this I typically get a
pretty good Krau...
Posted in thread: Water Modification Videos, TH's Spreadsheet on 03-30-2010 at 06:43 PM
I am going to brew a strong Scottish ale tomorrow and do not have any calcium sulfate or
calcium chloride. Calcium Sulfate is gypsum...can I buy the gypsum at HomeDepot? Is there a
form of calcium chl...
Posted in thread: Home made Hop Stopper- critique? on 03-25-2010 at 08:15 PM
I've seen so many designed and heard about so many failures...LOL!! I decided to try out a
bag... but it ended up touching the bottom and melting! LOL!Did you try a nylon bag? Would use
SS instead of ...
Posted in thread: Home made Hop Stopper- critique? on 03-25-2010 at 03:56 PM
Where do you get this SS mesh? Will it really filter out pellet hops?McMaster-CarrHere is the
link.. that doesn't work the part # is 9230T625. It is actually 12x24 30x30 mesh size. I
ordered 2 to so ...
Posted in thread: Home made Hop Stopper- critique? on 03-25-2010 at 02:06 PM
Mine is very simple. I used the 30x30 with a simple copper dip tube running through one of the
corners of the square I made. I think the mesh came as 20'' long. I simply folded the SS mesh
in half and...
Posted in thread: Freezer Model on 03-24-2010 at 08:37 PM
Check out this thread: guess is that a 5 c.f. freezer would fit the billI found my chest
freezer on craigslist for $50. I scanned craigslist daily for about a month before I found the
right one. I e...
Posted in thread: FrogDog Keezer Build... on 03-24-2010 at 02:59 PM
Looks really great ... I'm going the same route with mine ... nice writeup on your
websiteThanks. Not sure I would go with cedar again for the wood. Love the smell and the grain
once it was finished b...
Posted in thread: FrogDog Keezer Build... on 03-24-2010 at 01:28 PM
Just finished my chest freezer conversion to a keezer. Check it out and let me know what you
think. can find the complete build info here. I plan on getting the other 4 faucets as money
will allow. ...