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Posted in thread: Water filter opinion on 02-17-2017 at 09:36 PM
Sorta depend on how often you brew.I have a 5/gal day water distiller and have considered
changing to a RO system. However, for how often I'm brewing these days it's pretty good bargain
to just buy RO...
Posted in thread: What are you drinking now? on 02-07-2017 at 12:49 AM
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest under pitch...any suggestions? on 02-06-2017 at 01:51 PM
This morning the krausen is at least twice what the picture shows.A sniff of the vigorous
bubbling in the blow off jar reveals no off smells. Surprisingly clean, actually; at least at
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest under pitch...any suggestions? on 02-06-2017 at 01:08 AM
...I'm sure it will make beer, but why didn't you make a starter?Last minute decision with a
break in the weather. I still boil outside.About 25-26 hours after pitch it's starting to pick
up pretty go...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest under pitch...any suggestions? on 02-05-2017 at 04:50 PM
Yesterday I made an Octoberfest that went into the fermenter at 1.061 (5gal). My plan was to
pitch two smack packs.However, one of the packs was a bit older and despite several hours it
was barely puf...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 09-30-2016 at 12:53 PM
Thinking about heading to a Hamfest/swap meet Saturday AM.
Posted in thread: Purging dregs from keg in cold crash? on 09-16-2016 at 08:05 PM
From the previous poster comments about moving the keg, I was/am concerned the dregs that are
not immediately around the dip tube area and not purged will get mixed back into the beer when
I haul it 1...
Posted in thread: Purging dregs from keg in cold crash? on 09-16-2016 at 07:04 PM
I will be, unfortunately, moving the keg a fair distance - 130 miles or so.Could I some way
transfer the cleared beer to another keg without causing too much problems?Purge the dregs,
then connect the...
Posted in thread: Purging dregs from keg in cold crash? on 09-16-2016 at 04:34 PM
I have a corny that's been 4 days so far in cold crash/carbing at 33F @ 9-10 psi.Should I hook
up a tap to purge out what's settled so far, or just leave it until I'm ready to drink it then
purge out ...
Posted in thread: A drier extract beer on 09-15-2016 at 05:10 PM
All I can say is all mine came from Midwest Supplies or Northern Brewer. I'd expect pretty fast
turnover there but I have no way to know that for sure.