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Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 01-27-2014, 01:41 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Burlington. You?

Burlington. You?
Forum: Sampling and Critiquing and Beer Swapping 01-24-2014, 04:06 AM
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Posted By mikesalvo
FT: Heady Topper. ISO Pliny.

SSIA. Located in VT. ONLY LOOKING TO TRADE FOR PLINY. Unfortunately do not have the time to buy for you and ship outside of trading....Let's chat :mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-11-2012, 10:42 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
question about travelling with corny kegs...

Id like to start bringing corny kegs to parties this fall. I usually naturally carbonate so a little more yeast sediment forms in my kegs. My question is, if I bring a warm keg to a party, and chill...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2012, 03:56 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Safabrew wb-06 fermentation issues?

I brewed my first ever AG American Wheat beer. The Brew day went great. Hit my target OG right on the nose. I rehydrated a package of Safabrew wb-06 and pitched it. Fermentation started nice and...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2012, 03:19 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
please explain...My local HBS owner told me just...

please explain...My local HBS owner told me just to measure out however much I needed and just pitch. Is it as simple as taking from the primary, and pitching to a new wort?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2012, 03:13 PM
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Oh no ****. Well that's great to know. I feel...

Oh no ****. Well that's great to know. I feel stupid :). According to Mr. Malty ill need 132 ml of slurry which I converted to 4.5 oz. Does this seem correct to those who have pitched slurry before?...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2012, 03:07 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
I am an IDIOT. The Slury I have available is 1056...

I am an IDIOT. The Slury I have available is 1056 NOT s-o5. So its a tossup between 1056 slurry and s-04 starter.....sorry for the confusion passedpawn.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-02-2012, 02:49 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
difference between s-04 and US-05? (which should I use?)

Tomorrow I am going to brew a pretty hoppy IPA ( think Hopdevil). I have washed s04 that I can make a starter with, or I can use slurry for an IPA that ill be racking today. My question is what would...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-27-2012, 01:21 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
awesome! thanks everyone! so Ill go 152 for 60...

awesome! thanks everyone! so Ill go 152 for 60 min as per you all. Then I just sparge at 170, correct? Should I let it rest a bit after adding my sparge water?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 07-27-2012, 02:47 AM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Brewing my first AG Wheat beer tmw...Mash schedule help needed...

Tomorrow I will be brewing my first All Grain American Wheat beer. This is my third attempt at AG brewing. First attempt was messy, missed my target OG, but wound up with a GREAT beer. Second attempt...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 07-25-2012, 10:25 AM
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Posted By mikesalvo
loose/light/fluffy yeast cake?

I brewed a 5 gallon batch of 60 min. IPA clone yesterday. All went well, but I am a little bit worried about the appearence of my fermentation.

I made a starter using one pint of water, 5 tbsp...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-24-2012, 12:33 AM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Why is my keg super foamy????

So, Ive now poured about 10 kegs through my kegerator, and Its been nicely balances, and pouring great. I out a keg of Belgian IPA on tap 3 days ago, and its been pouring SUPER foamy.

I carbed it...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 07-14-2012, 04:08 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Do you just decant most of the liquid and leave a...

Do you just decant most of the liquid and leave a little behind to swirl the cake into suspension before pitching? Also, when making a particular size starter (eg: 1 liter, 2 liter) what defines the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-14-2012, 04:04 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Nice! I currently have a few pounds double...

Nice! I currently have a few pounds double ziplocked. I think I'm going to weigh them out into ounces and put then into little baggies, then double freezer bag the little baggies.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 07-14-2012, 02:39 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
How are you storing your hops?

A Google search produced some good results, but most of which mentioned pricey vaccum dealers that cost $100 or more. Any good suggestions that are a bit lighter on the wallet? Thanks!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-25-2012, 07:12 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Great! I'll check them out. Let's say my system...

Great! I'll check them out. Let's say my system was compatible with the faucets, would I still need.the shanks or no? Like o mentioned earlier I'm trying to avoid sticky faucets. Is this just a...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-25-2012, 03:03 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Nice! Gonna get a couple. Any suggestions on best...

Nice! Gonna get a couple. Any suggestions on best price? Also, will I need to get new lines for these or at least any additional hardware to re attach my current lines? Unfortunately I am currently...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-25-2012, 02:33 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
will perlick faucets fit on my generic 2 tap tower?

I'm sick of my taps getting sticky, and id like to invest in some perlick faucets. I've been looking at the 525 model. Are thesetje way to go? Also, will these fit right on any tower? I bought a...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-14-2012, 05:46 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Taps acting weird after a few days of non-use, and long term non-use questions.....

So, Ive noticed that my taps (2 tap chrome tower>2 cornys) are always super tight and hard to move when not used for a few days. What is this and is it avoidable? Im thinking it's either built up...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-14-2012, 05:44 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
awesome, thanks!

awesome, thanks!
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 06-14-2012, 05:14 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
First time naturally carving a keg...bleed headspace before serving?

I recently kegged with corn sugar for the first time. I've let it sit for 2 weeks now I'm ready to serve. Should I bleed the headspace before hooking up the c02? I assume it would f low to hard if...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-15-2012, 04:20 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
Corn Sugar Keg priming amount/time....

Im thinking about priming a keg with corn sugar. ive scoured the inyterwebs big time, and came up with a million different answers.

How much corn sugar should I use to prime a 5 gallon keg of...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-10-2012, 04:05 AM
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Posted By mikesalvo
IIPA Still fermenting after 7 days...

I brewed a double IPA/pliny clone. Fermentation started 7 days ago, and its still going. I used a blowoff tube for the first 4 days or so then switched to.an airlock. I brewed this same beer last...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 05-03-2012, 11:11 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
mixed up some trub from a previous batch. Poured...

mixed up some trub from a previous batch. Poured some into a sanitized jar. Let it settle. Poured into another glass jar leaving behind the nasties. Repeated 2 or 3 more times. I was left with a jar...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-03-2012, 11:08 PM
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Posted By mikesalvo
nice, thanks! Does the same go for the PSI...

nice, thanks! Does the same go for the PSI reading? IE: are both the "level" and "PSI output" useless in the fridge?
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