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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-04-2014, 11:35 PM
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Posted By radial67
Would I not get as much of that astringent bite...

Would I not get as much of that astringent bite if I prime because the build up of CO2 takes longer?

Is carbonic acid is a function of repeated/speed of carbonation.

Also, there seems to be a...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-03-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,215
Posted By radial67
Carbonic Acid and Repressurizing Kegs

So Im not that good with water Chemsitry and all that sort of stuff, but I have a keg that I took to a BBQ the other day with a short picnic tap on it.

The keg naturally got repressurized over...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-23-2013, 10:48 PM
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Views: 159
Posted By radial67
BeerSmith 2 Recipe Printout -...

BeerSmith 2 Recipe Printout - http://www.beersmith.com
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-15-2013, 03:40 PM
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Posted By radial67
Style Advice

Im not a guru of the BJCP style guidelines, but could someone advise me of a category that a 60%pils 40%wheat WY1056 OG1.054 30IBU would best fit into?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-21-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By radial67
thanks guys. I have a bit of Simcoe in the...

thanks guys.

I have a bit of Simcoe in the freezer and might give that a go.

Will post a recipe here soon to see what everyone thinks
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-21-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 176
Posted By radial67
Force Carb pressure and Tube length.

This question is about force carbing in a keg (or multiple kegs)

I have seen a lot of info about balancing a line to the tap for serving, but I wanna ask if there is an issue with the pressure...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 07-18-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By radial67
Really nice MOSAIC pairings

Just had a friend drop off some mosaic hops and asked me to put together an IPA recipe for his birthday in 6 weeks time.

I have never used these hops and Ive only got 3oz to play with. Probably...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-16-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 360
Posted By radial67
Replacing Corny Spartan and Super Champion poppets

I have a bunch of Cornelius Spartan and Super Champion kegs (stamped on the side of the keg) and they always seem to leak small bubbles when I take the gas side off so I decided to order a bunch of...
Forum: General Techniques 06-12-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By radial67
Preventing Blowoff bucket from getting sucked into beer

Guys

Can someone advise me on your process to avoid the contnts of my blowoff bucket from being sucked into the fermenter once I hit FG and cold crash the beer?

My blowoff bucket is at the...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-03-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,173
Posted By radial67
Wasnt thinking of using coils.... its just...

Wasnt thinking of using coils.... its just another way of losing temp. I was going to pump chilled Poly-glycolUSP directly through the jackets on the fermenters.

Pump would be on the return side...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-03-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,173
Posted By radial67
Has anyone ACTUALLY used a chest freezer as a glycol chiller

So Ive been reading through a number of threads and there is a real healthy and constructive Aircon/chest freezer rivalry going on and I was interested whether anyone has actually used a Chest...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-09-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By radial67
Have you ever had a beer that you COULD NOT force carb??

I have an oaked double IPA that has been sitting in the keg on CO2 @3degC @16PSI for almost 3 weeks and there is barely a bubble in the beer. I have purpposefully force overcarbed the beer to 3vols...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 03-06-2013, 01:39 AM
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Posted By radial67
Good idea.... Do you know of any issues with agar...

Good idea.... Do you know of any issues with agar plates with the pH so low?

Am gg to do some DME and citric acid to get it down.
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 02-27-2013, 05:25 AM
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Views: 242,614
Posted By radial67
Removing Pathogens fro wild yeast capture

900 replies and Im not sure if this has been covered.....

So using straight up Sacc as a fermentation source creates alcohol which theoretically is a fairly inhospitible environment for a lot (not...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-20-2013, 02:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By radial67
not an option to not use finings. I use it...

not an option to not use finings. I use it because of time or the lack thereof and spousal approval factor in a postage sized apartment.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-20-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By radial67
PVPP and its use.

In another thread I have been complaining about a skunky sort of aroma in multiple beers that doesnt seem to translate to the flavor at all. The only real commonality between them all is that Im...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-19-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By radial67
Yeah I understand this but obviously the...

Yeah I understand this but obviously the concentrations will be significantly higher wont they?

processhead - Sanitizer wont do anything will it? The acidic nature of the sanitizer is right up its...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-19-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By radial67
Beer is fresh and has been stored in kegs....

Beer is fresh and has been stored in kegs. Fermenter is in a freezer so away from light.

Fermentation was spot on.


Any chance it might be the gelatin. Im using beef gelatin 150 bloom from our...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 02-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 449
Posted By radial67
Killing airborne brett from blowoff

Before I go and infect my fridge, can anyone advise on how to kill Brett that may be airbone in the blowoff bubbles if I innoculate purposefully with brett?

I figure the bubbles that reach the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-15-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By radial67
Advanced Question - Good flavor, Farmhouse Skunky Aroma.

Can anyone advise me of why this would happen. It has happened in the last 2 batches, the last one I split and dry hopped one and left the other without dry hops. The one without the dry hops...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-10-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,410
Posted By radial67
Thanks guys. Am going to try the Motueka and...

Thanks guys.

Am going to try the Motueka and Citra this time around cos Im saving my Simcoe for a Green Flash Clone.

I will post the results in a few weeks.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-05-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,410
Posted By radial67
Motueka pairing in a pale ale other than cascade

Has anyone got any tried and true recipe hop pairings for a pale ale using motueka? There are a heap of recipes using this hop w cascade, but I really want to aviod cascade cos I use it in just...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-03-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By radial67
Making a super light SRM colored ALE

Guys,

I want to make a super light colored American Blonde/Pale ale and need a few opinions as to some issues. Im looking at a 2-3SRM in color.

Ive never done anything so light so Im looking at...
Forum: General Techniques 11-16-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 477
Posted By radial67
Fish vs Beef Gelatin

Has anyone tried Fish Gelatin for fining beer in the keg vs Beef Gelatin in the keg???

Is there any flavour carryover and is one better than the other? I have found that there is a slight flavour...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 11-12-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By radial67
Force Carb in Keg txfr to 330ml/12oz bottles=under carbonated

Some time ago i gave away bottling and went to kegs, however for a multitude of reasons (keeping justification short) Ive decided to go back to bottles but 330ml/12oz in size but keep...
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