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Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-26-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By sideshow_ben
Plate Chiller: do you let let trub settle first?

I have used a plate chiller for the past two brews and it works fantastically, but I have a "fine-tuning" question. I ported a kettle with a 12-inch bazooka screen that is about 1-inch off the...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-11-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By sideshow_ben
LesterSC, There is no foul smell, but...

LesterSC,

There is no foul smell, but definite haze and a "milky" quality to the cider, in that it has tiny particulate matter that you can just barely detect on your tongue. I plan on reracking...
Forum: Cider Forum 11-10-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 368
Posted By sideshow_ben
Clarifying if pectic enzyme failed?

I tried something a little new in this year's cider and it was...a mistake.

I decided to use a pack of Saison yeast that they gave away at the AHA meeting in Philly. I made a 1-quart starter the...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-29-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By sideshow_ben
Just got this from the owner: "Hello Ben, ...

Just got this from the owner:

"Hello Ben,

They are 304 stainless steel fittings. No brass or chrome in them.

Thanks,
Wayne
Bargain Fittings"
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 09-29-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By sideshow_ben
Anyone using the stainless QDs from bargainfittings.com

Hi all. I want to add a bunch of Quick Disconnects to my system and found the stainless type usually used on air lines at http://www.bargainfittings.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=51_55 ...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-30-2013, 11:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By sideshow_ben
Yooper, I think that the problem may very well be...

Yooper, I think that the problem may very well be oxidization. I'm very careful about this throughout all my processes, but I realize that a few months ago I went to a new supplier for CO2 when I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-30-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By sideshow_ben
When I purge, I put gas into the gas-in at about...

When I purge, I put gas into the gas-in at about 10 psi, open the valve to release it, and repeat 2-3x. Then to force carb, I inject gas down the liquid line to come up from the bottom, swirling the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 07-30-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 401
Posted By sideshow_ben
Kegs going stale pretty quickly

I've been legging for a few years now, without losing any batches before unexpected them to be last their primes. But the last few months, I've been losing beers much more quickly. I'm not sure if...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-13-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By sideshow_ben
Cheap -10F swamp cooler

I tried making a fermentation cooler using the pot- n-pot terra cotta method but big box stores don't sell unglazed pots big enough for a carboy. However in the garden I stumbled on the EnduraCool...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 07-12-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 810
Posted By sideshow_ben
Terracotta/Evaporation for cooling fermentation?

I'm going to brew a Kolsch and my basement is in the low 70's. Rather than warm up by kegerator to the 60's for fermentation, I was thinking of building a terra cotta (or pot-in-pot) evaporative...
Forum: For Sale 06-28-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By sideshow_ben
Never mind. I got one.

Never mind. I got one.
Forum: For Sale 06-28-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By sideshow_ben
I got a banquet ticket last night. Never mind.

I got a banquet ticket last night. Never mind.
Forum: For Sale 06-28-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By sideshow_ben
Never mind. I got one.

Never mind. I got one.
Forum: For Sale 06-28-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By sideshow_ben
I got one last night, thanks.

I got one last night, thanks.
Forum: For Sale 06-27-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By sideshow_ben
I will buy one from you (or both) if you still...

I will buy one from you (or both) if you still have them?
Forum: For Sale 06-27-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By sideshow_ben
I will buy the banquet ticket from you, if you...

I will buy the banquet ticket from you, if you still have it?
Forum: For Sale 06-27-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By sideshow_ben
Do you still have the banquet ticket? I will buy...

Do you still have the banquet ticket? I will buy that!
Forum: For Sale 06-27-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By sideshow_ben
I will buy a banquet ticket off of you, if you...

I will buy a banquet ticket off of you, if you still have any?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-16-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By sideshow_ben
Yeah, I read somewhere to put sand in with...

Yeah, I read somewhere to put sand in with isopropyl alcohol and shake the hell out of the keg so it effectively scrubs the metal clean. Boy were my arms tired!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-16-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By sideshow_ben
Nope. Not the outside. I shoved my head inside...

Nope. Not the outside. I shoved my head inside and wow is it strong. :-/
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-16-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By sideshow_ben
Sorry that I left out the disassembly. Yes, I...

Sorry that I left out the disassembly. Yes, I took everything out and replaced all the rubber seals. I suppose I can try again. It's as if the metal got impregnated....which isn't possible.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-16-2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By sideshow_ben
Remove Sprite smell from corny?

Hi gang. I have a used corny that came to me reeking of Sprite. I have cleaned it umpteen times with PBW, let Star San eat away for days, and used various combinations of 91% alcohol, sand, vinegar,...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-05-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By sideshow_ben
How to fix broken corny handles

Hi all. The big rubber top of a corny has come undone and flops around, so I have to lift the keg from just one handle and the bottom. I'm worried that this will make the other side peel off, so I'm...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-09-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By sideshow_ben
I added 1/2 dose of campden at the beginning of...

I added 1/2 dose of campden at the beginning of the keeve, then a full dose when the cider grew mold. 2 weeks later I'm crashing it. Do you think the campden I added 2 weeks ago will be enough to...
Forum: Cider Forum 10-09-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By sideshow_ben
Sorbate and cold crashing to stop fermentation

I was trying to keeve my cider but grew mold and had to nuke it with Camden tabs then pitch yeast. I'm at the final gravity I want and tossed in 1/2 tsp of potassium sorbate per gallon and cold...
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