Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 249
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Changeduser123
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-02-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,988
Posted By Changeduser123
If beer is flat but you have a lot of foam, it...

If beer is flat but you have a lot of foam, it means the CO2 is going out of solution. This can happen if:
* beer is over carbonated
* your beer lines/shangk/faucet are warm (if it is the case, the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-26-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,071
Posted By Changeduser123
Like unionrdr suggests by asking his questions, I...

Like unionrdr suggests by asking his questions, I see 3 different reasons that could explain this:

* you do not let the bottle rest in the fridge for enough time. As a consequence, CO2 is not in...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-26-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Changeduser123
Regarding "dumb and ineffective", you are...

Regarding "dumb and ineffective", you are quoting someone else, so don't get too excited, please.

You were clearly stating that you were seeing NO reason for using the in post. I gave you some...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-26-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By Changeduser123
I did not know this beer, but after looking it...

I did not know this beer, but after looking it up, it is a 5% beer. Not that strong either. A cider can (and will) ferment lower to 1 if the temperature, the yeast and the nutrients are well...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-26-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By Changeduser123
I tried the cheap plastic clip with the 1/2"...

I tried the cheap plastic clip with the 1/2" siphon. It is useless, as the weight of the tubing full of liquid will make it tip over.
Forum: Cider Forum 10-26-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,291
Posted By Changeduser123
What kind of beer do you drink ? :-)

What kind of beer do you drink ? :-)
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-26-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 983
Posted By Changeduser123
Here are some reasons: * No need to switch the...

Here are some reasons:
* No need to switch the connections.
* It is possible to drink/taste while it is carbing up.
* As you said, it is not proven it is more effective.
* As you said, using the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-26-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By Changeduser123
I own both auto-siphons (1/2" and 3/8"). I...

I own both auto-siphons (1/2" and 3/8"). I started with the smaller one, and I got the bigger one when I started brewing all grain to transfer cold wort from kettle to fermenter faster. It works OK...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-26-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Changeduser123
To add to the previous reply: even though...

To add to the previous reply:

even though some beer styles are calling for higher CO2 levels, chances are bottles you are using cannot handle so much pressure.

I also carbonate everything at...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-24-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By Changeduser123
When it happened to my chiller, I removed the...

When it happened to my chiller, I removed the tubing from both ends of the chiller, cut off half an inch from each tubing to remove the part damaged by the clamp. Then put it back with the original...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 10-10-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Changeduser123
You can start carbing with the CO2 tank now, and...

You can start carbing with the CO2 tank now, and at any temperature, as long as you refer to the chart in the stickies to set your pressure.

So you have to:
* choose a carbonation level
* know...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-09-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,474
Posted By Changeduser123
This is the exact same pot I have been using for...

This is the exact same pot I have been using for extract brewing. Very sturdy, thick bottom (with a sandwiched aluminum core). I do not use it for brewing anymore as I moved away from extract, but I...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-07-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By Changeduser123
I am not sure why you would need to compensate...

I am not sure why you would need to compensate your boil off rate by adding more grain .... Would you mind sharing your thoughts behind this ? Please detail your process and water volumes.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-07-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Changeduser123
Mashing at a higher temperature will make your...

Mashing at a higher temperature will make your malt not as fermentable as it could, which will create a beer with more body (malty).

But I tend to agree with iaefebs: your thermometer might not be...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-07-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By Changeduser123
Was it partial mash ? if your mash temperature is...

Was it partial mash ? if your mash temperature is too high, resulting sugars will not be as fermentable. Also, yeast can be a problem if:
* it is too old
* wort is not aerated enough to add oxygen....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-07-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By Changeduser123
Please let us know if it is extract, partial...

Please let us know if it is extract, partial mash, or all grain.


The most common problem with extract/partial mash kits regarding the OG reading, is that people tend to not stir enough after...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,474
Posted By Changeduser123
I use the store brand equivalent of oxyclean...

I use the store brand equivalent of oxyclean free, no odor/adjuncts.

If you do not want to fill-up a fermenter to clean it, do not get a better bottle. Just get fermenting buckets, and use a...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 10-03-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,474
Posted By Changeduser123
Regarding the brew pot, it looks like you are...

Regarding the brew pot, it looks like you are brewing extract or partial mash recipes. If you plan to brew all grain, something between 10 and 15 gallon would be good, but if you stick with extract,...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 10-03-2011, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By Changeduser123
The higher mash temp will affect the body of the...

The higher mash temp will affect the body of the beer (more malty), but the fact that you hit your number is a good thing! You'll be fine.

I also have the bayou pot+basket, but 62quarts. I noticed...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 09-30-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 811
Posted By Changeduser123
I like the fact that my equipment is growing with...

I like the fact that my equipment is growing with my knowledge and my need. Even if I could go back and buy everything I accumulated at once to save a few hundreds, I would not do it.

I am still...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-28-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 852
Posted By Changeduser123
When I started brewing, I was using whatever...

When I started brewing, I was using whatever bottles my friends would give me, as I did not have enough brown bottles yet. This included clear bottles. By using those, I learned that rinsing bottles...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-28-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 843
Posted By Changeduser123
As I said, I do not know where to get grains at...

As I said, I do not know where to get grains at $30 a sack.
And for the space, I do not live in a tiny studio, but I do not have that much space either, because of all the brewing equipment that I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-27-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 843
Posted By Changeduser123
I considered buying grain in bulk and get a grain...

I considered buying grain in bulk and get a grain mill, but I quickly realized it was not something that fits my need:

* I brew different styles of beer, using different base grain. I do not want...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-27-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,002
Posted By Changeduser123
After reading more about this, 1% of iodine...

After reading more about this, 1% of iodine corresponds to a solution of 10 000 ppm. The recommended amount for homebrewing to use as a no rinse sanitizer is 12.5ppm ....

I would not use this as...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 09-27-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By Changeduser123
I cannot really answer your question as I never...

I cannot really answer your question as I never did it, but make sure to use a S type airlock, as cold crashing will reduce the volume of your beer and suck some air in. With a 3 piece airlock,...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 249

 
Forum Jump