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Posted in thread: Barrel aging on 03-20-2014 at 03:10 PM
So I just ordered my first wine kit, im a fairly experienced brewer. I found a 5.5 gal new
barrel on eBay. I think I have a basic understanding of the wine making question. My questions
are: Should I ...
Posted in thread: Show us your Kegerator on 11-01-2012 at 02:51 AM
I found this freezer on Craigslist for $75. It's the perfect size for 3 kegs. It's about 4'
6"81854The guy I got it from also gave me a 5 gal glass carbon, a 5 gal bucket and tv treys for
free. Good '...
Posted in thread: first big beer have questions on 10-06-2012 at 02:09 AM
I'm not real familiar with bucket brewing so I can't help you there. As far as the temperature
of your beer, it's not uncommon at all for the actual temperature to be 5+ degrees more than
Posted in thread: Bland Pumpkin beer on 10-02-2012 at 05:29 AM
I made that recipe last year, I also found it a bit bland. Made my own this year and added WAY
more spice in the boil and added some more in secondary. Early warm, flat tastings point to a
much more i...
Posted in thread: Another IPA Recipe... on 09-28-2012 at 04:26 AM
So I've purchased several ounces of Sorachi Ace hopps and have yet to find anything i want to
put them in. I figure why not make a Japanese IPA, working title is SamuraIPA.I planning on
Posted in thread: Ipa help on 09-26-2012 at 11:59 PM
Adding honey during high krausen in the primary will revive your yeast. When you begin
fermentation your yeast will work on breaking down the complex sugars in the malt, then when
you add the honey (s...
Posted in thread: Sugar adds on 09-15-2012 at 02:31 AM
So I've recently read that some people will add highly fermentable sugars, say honey, a few
days into primary fermentation right on top of the krausen. The idea is that the yeast has
already been work...
Posted in thread: After Boil Transfer on 09-15-2012 at 02:17 AM
I appreciate the reply. I just ordered some nylon bags. What about the hop debris that's
sitting in the bottom of my carboy? Is this going to cause off or vegetable tastes?
Posted in thread: Newbie advice for first IPA on 09-14-2012 at 05:33 AM
I'll agree, it looks like you've got a solid plan. The only thing I would change, based on
personal preference would be to move to secondary for dry hopping and cold crashing.
Posted in thread: Perlick 525SS question on 09-14-2012 at 12:59 AM
I have 3 of these faucets, never had a leak, got them new out of the box.