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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-27-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 775
Posted By Grannyknot
I rarely use a bag, but the few times I have,...

I rarely use a bag, but the few times I have, I've used large marbles. Sanitized.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-26-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By Grannyknot
co2 coming out of the beer. Raise your gas...

co2 coming out of the beer.
Raise your gas pressure to properly maintain the volumes of co2 the beer was carbed at in order to balance the system.
It will likely take several days to correct itself.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 03-17-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By Grannyknot
The only time I use a secondary is if I want to...

The only time I use a secondary is if I want to harvest the yeast before I add dry hops.

There are hundreds of threads on HBT about using a secondary.
Some people use them, some don't. There...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,236
Posted By Grannyknot
kolsch. I am very close to a full conversion of...

kolsch.
I am very close to a full conversion of 2 craft beer haters with my kolsch.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-11-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,279
Posted By Grannyknot
Maybe you're right, but a few days before the...

Maybe you're right, but a few days before the event, there were A LOT of different craigslist ads selling tickets. Some can still be found.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 03-11-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 31,279
Posted By Grannyknot
I talked to one guy that was a concert promoter...

I talked to one guy that was a concert promoter and claimed he was pretty good at doing an accurate head count by just looking at a mass of people. He estimated that at one point during the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-20-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Grannyknot
Are you going for an English Nut Brown?

Are you going for an English Nut Brown?
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-20-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By Grannyknot
No cost is awesome. I'd love a nitro...

No cost is awesome.
I'd love a nitro setup....but the cheapest I've found is like $250!!!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-19-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By Grannyknot
For 6 gallon batches, I usually add 1/2 lb with...

For 6 gallon batches, I usually add 1/2 lb with 15 min left in my boil.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By Grannyknot
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Grannyknot
Good Boil Kettle Finings Rapid Cooling 2...

Good Boil
Kettle Finings
Rapid Cooling
2 weeks at 40* temps (in bottles or a fermenting vessel after fermentation has finished)
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-18-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,675
Posted By Grannyknot
I'm calling bunk on the "excessive boil off...

I'm calling bunk on the "excessive boil off rate".
I have a very wide kettle, boil off 2.25 gal per hour.
Get great hot break, great attenuation, & many awards.
Forum: DIY Projects 02-17-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 432
Posted By Grannyknot
My friend and I built a small laboratory for his...

My friend and I built a small laboratory for his commercial brewery using FRP panels.
The trick is to use good adhesive, snap carefully measured & parallel lines, stick the channels up & let the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-14-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,408
Posted By Grannyknot
Airgas exchange for $16. I like the exchange,...

Airgas exchange for $16.
I like the exchange, because you never have to worry about re-certification (at least in my experience).

Best thing about my local Airgas....you try to bring a tank in...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-14-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,761
Posted By Grannyknot
Its really hard to get a proper black and tan...

Its really hard to get a proper black and tan from taps anyway.
You aren't mixing the 2 beers at all. Just like oil & water, one sits atop the other....for the most part.
To do it with taps, you...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 543
Posted By Grannyknot
My 10' lines are coiled & zip tied and fit nicely...

My 10' lines are coiled & zip tied and fit nicely on top of each keg.
I usually do a loose zip tie on each keg handle as well to hold them there.
Only about 3' or so running from the top of the keg...
Forum: General Techniques 02-11-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,400
Posted By Grannyknot
Some people do. :) And some people use a...

Some people do. :)
And some people use a secondary.
Not all of them use a secondary because they believe it makes clearer beer. There are other reasons as well.

Point is...who cares what other...
Forum: General Techniques 02-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,400
Posted By Grannyknot
Ahhhh...good morning homebrew world. I see...

Ahhhh...good morning homebrew world.
I see we've made 11 pages of tomato vs. tomahto.
Keep up the good work.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-04-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,707
Posted By Grannyknot
I have an aversion to people with multiple DUIs,...

I have an aversion to people with multiple DUIs, due to a tragic event earlier in my life.
Call it a quantum leap, unjustified, whatever.....the 2nd is unforgivable in my eyes, regardless of the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-04-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,707
Posted By Grannyknot
I suppose that quote was from my post??..... It...

I suppose that quote was from my post??.....
It isn't my club and so no, I don't do background checks.

My point was that I would not knowingly let someone with 2 DUIs into my homebrew club.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-04-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,707
Posted By Grannyknot
Just my personal opinion.... If it was my club,...

Just my personal opinion....
If it was my club, nobody with 2 DUI's would be allowed in.

As much as I love brewing & beer, MULTIPLE DUIs is not acceptable. I don't hang around with people that...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-04-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Grannyknot
Its a long shot, but you could try putting the...

Its a long shot, but you could try putting the bottles in a warm place, like the top of a fridge. You might even try turning them upside down. Both techniques have worked for me.

Not sure what...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 02-03-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By Grannyknot
Is there any visible yeast at the bottom of the...

Is there any visible yeast at the bottom of the bottles?
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-03-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Grannyknot
This is my first Kolsch. The fermentation...

This is my first Kolsch.
The fermentation schedule was recommended to me by a pro brewer.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 02-03-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,270
Posted By Grannyknot
I had something crazy happen with my latest...

I had something crazy happen with my latest fermentation with 1450.
Made a 1L starter of 1450 and pitched it into a 1.066 beer that had just been chilled to 64*.
Fermentation took off very quickly,...
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