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Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 07:32 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
The portions that stuck out would sweat some.

The portions that stuck out would sweat some.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 07:06 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
I realize that may have come across as...

I realize that may have come across as condescending. I didn't mean for that.

I really didn't think there was a way for it to fail mechanically but maybe there was something I wasn't taking into...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 05:38 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
With that being said, all of our other batches...

With that being said, all of our other batches were brewed in the heat of the summer as well.

Are you saying there is no way it could fail mechanically?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 02:04 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
That what was odd to me. It was 40 degrees put...

That what was odd to me. It was 40 degrees put last night and we were using the hose. Figured it would have cooled a lot quicker. Instead it was the exact opposite.

Btw, it is a normal copper...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-27-2012, 01:57 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Wort chiller not chilling

Haven't brewed in a couple of months due to moving. Brewed last night and for some reason the wort chiller wasn't getting as cold as it usually does. Usually it get so cold it sweats. Last night it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-29-2012, 09:29 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Any idea why it smells funny?

Any idea why it smells funny?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-24-2012, 11:16 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
44904 Just finished upgrading to a three tap.

44904

Just finished upgrading to a three tap.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-22-2012, 04:27 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Thanks for the input.

Thanks for the input.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2012, 11:14 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
3.857 lbs of grain steeped in 2 gallons of water....

3.857 lbs of grain steeped in 2 gallons of water. Grains are from a recipient kit to make a scotch ale. What do you think?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2012, 10:25 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
How/when will I know if I will end up with bitter...

How/when will I know if I will end up with bitter beer?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2012, 10:21 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
What effect will that have on my beer?

What effect will that have on my beer?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-21-2012, 10:17 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Steeping Grains

Is 170 degrees to hot to steep grains?
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-20-2012, 06:23 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Do you guys mean bleed the gas off of the keg...

Do you guys mean bleed the gas off of the keg when you guys say "purge the keg"?

Why do that? Wouldn't the beer absorb the extra co2?

I'm trying my first hand at force carbing (36 hr at 30...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-19-2012, 01:37 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
I meant before chilling for the night.

I meant before chilling for the night.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-19-2012, 12:04 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
Do I have to give it a little pressure to set the...

Do I have to give it a little pressure to set the lid?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 10:48 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Here is my plan: Hit the keg with 30 psi...

Here is my plan:

Hit the keg with 30 psi for 24 hours, bleed it and then let it rest for a week at 10ish psi before drinking.

Any suggestions?

Also, should I let the keg chill overnight...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 01:07 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
Thanks. I'm going to keg it tonight and try the...

Thanks. I'm going to keg it tonight and try the 30 psi for 24 hours and 12 for a week before drinking.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 12:34 PM
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Posted By texag06ish
How was the clarity from my pic?

How was the clarity from my pic?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 03:05 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
I hope so. Come to think of it, the kegs...

I hope so.

Come to think of it, the kegs had pressure before I started messing with them. I remember pulling the release and hearing them let out pressure.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 02:14 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
I guess this is why y'all brew in refrigerators.

I guess this is why y'all brew in refrigerators.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-18-2012, 01:50 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
One of the first posters mentioned that the keg...

One of the first posters mentioned that the keg full of water may just have absorbed the co2 overnight.

The system, without the keg, has held pressure for 2 days now.

If I shot CO2 into an...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 01:37 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
It was in a closet inside of our house. Temp in...

It was in a closet inside of our house. Temp in the house is usually around 70-75 and we chilled the wort to 80 before we added any water.

I forgot to take the OG but the recipe says it should...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-18-2012, 01:29 AM
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Posted By texag06ish
44039 Gravity read the same today as...

44039

Gravity read the same today as yesterday. I am going to wait one more day and keg tomorrow if it reads the same.

We tasted. It's tastes pretty boozy. Does that subside as you condition...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By texag06ish
I don't think there is a leak. I jacked up the...

I don't think there is a leak. I jacked up the PSI to 45, turned everything on, sprayed it with soapy water and waited but saw nothing.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 01-17-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By texag06ish
Good idea. I'll post a pic tomorrow evening when...

Good idea. I'll post a pic tomorrow evening when I check the gravity.
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