Last Activity:07-19-2015 6:38 PM
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Posted in thread: What should I dry hop my Saison with? on 07-21-2015 at 02:08 AM
Stop taking gravity samples after 3 daysThe fermentation had taken off like nothing I'd ever
seen before, and I was right since it was at 1.014 already. It eventually went to 1.008.
Posted in thread: What should I dry hop my Saison with? on 07-21-2015 at 02:05 AM
Wow, a two year old thread replied to as if it were new. I knew I recognized the title.I'll be
making this brew again soon since it is summer once again. Last year's batch didn't last long,
and the fi...
Posted in thread: Is just Starsan okay? on 07-19-2015 at 05:59 PM
Get a bottle jet. I bought mine about 20 years ago and it is still functioning perfectly. You
go through a case of bottles in no time and it gets the crud. It also is good for carboys.
Posted in thread: 80Effing Degrees on 07-19-2015 at 05:55 PM
Next time make a Saison. They like the high temps.
Posted in thread: Yeast starter on 07-19-2015 at 05:53 PM
If you're pouring off the liquid it won't matter at all. Even if you keep the liquid it is
about 1/3 of a gallon when all is said and done of a 5 gallon batch. You won't notice it.I use
the lightest D...
Posted in thread: ? Yeast starter going nuts... question. on 07-19-2015 at 05:51 PM
Do you have temperature control? Maybe your house is too warm and your starter went crazy
because of it. Off flavors in my beer stopped occurring when I started controlling the
fermentation temp and n...
Posted in thread: Kegged lager too soon? on 07-19-2015 at 05:42 PM
I would pitch more yeast myself, then leave it in the keg. Maybe make a 2L starter and decant
the liquid off the yeast and pour the yeast in. Keep the temp around 55. 48 is at the low end
of lager fer...
Posted in thread: Ballpark/stadium beer on 06-22-2015 at 07:46 PM
I was at Citifield a couple of weeks ago for a Mets game, and they have a huge selection of
beers to try, so of course I did. The thing is, after drinking 3 or 4 brews, I didn't actually
feel it. Now ...
Posted in thread: Another batch ready to drink on 04-26-2015 at 08:52 PM
It was 9 days fermenting, 7 days of dry hops in secondary at room temp ~67, and 8 days so far
in the keg under gas in the fridge. The carb level is still settling in, but it was pretty nice
Posted in thread: Another batch ready to drink on 04-26-2015 at 07:54 PM
I just took a pour of my latest, a Bell's Two Hearted clone, and it is excellent! OG was 1.070
and FG was 1.012, so that is 7.7% abv, not too shabby. It is medium body, nice hop aroma and