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Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-27-2014, 12:00 AM
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Posted By hendenburg2
you mean for sanitizing? I use StarSan

you mean for sanitizing? I use StarSan
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-25-2014, 11:27 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
white flecks in bottom of beer

So I made and kegged a pale ale back in December, let it sit in the keg for a few weeks while I was out of town, and when I got back, I tried it. To my surprise, I found white flecks in the bottom...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-13-2013, 04:22 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
eh, only one corny keg. I suppose i could take...

eh, only one corny keg. I suppose i could take it to my HBS and try swapping out lids, see if i could just exchange mine for another refubished keg's lid. also, tried the dime trick. locking bar...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-13-2013, 04:20 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeah the problem with that is my beer stone is .5...

yeah the problem with that is my beer stone is .5 micron, so it takes a while to build up pressure and eventually it leaks at the same rate it builds up. also, the foam built up and started coming...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-12-2013, 11:37 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
leaky lid

bought a corny keg a while back, and the lid slightly leaks, at least at pressures between 2-5 psi. apparently at 5 psi and above it seats well enough to hold the seal. Normally i wouldn't complain...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 05-12-2013, 11:29 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
quick aside from the main topic: nitrogen is used...

quick aside from the main topic: nitrogen is used in wine because when CO2 dissolves in water, it becomes H2CO3 (carbonic acid). nitrogen, however, is inert at room temperature
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 05-06-2013, 12:36 AM
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Posted By hendenburg2
in my experience, three weeks over yeast is WAY...

in my experience, three weeks over yeast is WAY too long for an IPA. i've had beers lose all the hop flavor and aroma because they've spent too long over yeast. this happens both in the fermenter...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-16-2013, 11:58 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeah... other thing is check your kegerator...

yeah... other thing is check your kegerator placement. if you've backed it into too tight of a corner, the condensing coils won't be able to exchange enough heat, which in turn will limit how cold...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-28-2013, 09:38 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
krausen not forming

so it's been just under 24 hours since I started a batch for a friend who has never brewed before and not only is there no visible fermentation, no krausen has formed either. we used a wyeast 1332...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-06-2013, 04:42 AM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeah, the top one, sankey technically.

yeah, the top one, sankey technically.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 03-05-2013, 08:18 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
Cleaning ball-lock kegs

So a second cousin gave me a bunch of brewing equipment, among them two 2.5-gal American Sankey ball-lock kegs. Is there any way to empty/clean/fill them without buying expensive equipment, or if...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-12-2012, 12:11 AM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeah... hydrometer fell and broke before i was...

yeah... hydrometer fell and broke before i was able to take an OG reading...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-11-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By hendenburg2
too fast of fermentation?

I pitched a wyeast 1728 Scottish ale Thursday night, and it seems like fermentation has already stopped... no change is displacement of the water in the bubbler. yeast activity did blow the water...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-19-2012, 09:55 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeast seem to be overactive

In my latest batch of beer, i noticed that the yeast seem to be very overactive. constant bubbling instead of intermittent, though larger bursts of gas every 1-2 minutes, with the krausen having...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-03-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,902
Posted By hendenburg2
ok update... so after a more exhaustive bubble...

ok update... so after a more exhaustive bubble test, the lid leaks on the side of the lid opposite from the feet. not sure if coins or tightening the feet will work in this case
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-03-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
no visible dings or dents around the opening on...

no visible dings or dents around the opening on either the lid or the main body, no cracks in the o-ring. i'll try giving dimes a try
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 09-03-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,902
Posted By hendenburg2
Leaky corny keg

Just got a corny keg, and the seal doesn't seem to be great (point of information: it was a refurbished one). seems to leak when the pressure gets below 4-5 PSI. I understand that the design of the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-30-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 172
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Posted By hendenburg2
what type of screen mesh? fine? how are they...

what type of screen mesh? fine? how are they measured?
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-30-2012, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By hendenburg2
actually there is a good reason to use cocoa...

actually there is a good reason to use cocoa liquor solids, instead of whole beans and/or nibs. both of those are approximately 50% cocoa butter, which is pure veggie fat, and is processed to...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-29-2012, 08:19 PM
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Posted By hendenburg2
yeah i'm just not sure if they have gone through...

yeah i'm just not sure if they have gone through enough processing to really start to have that chocolate taste, or if they have other flavors that haven't been removed yet that might not jive well
Forum: General Techniques 08-23-2012, 06:28 AM
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Posted By hendenburg2
filtering out sediment during bottling/oxygen impact

in an earlier discussion it was mentioned that my method for filtering out sediment during bottling was exposing the young beer to oxygen unnecessarily. i've had to use an open system to filter out...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-23-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 124,998
Posted By hendenburg2
yeah, you got it right. sorry for the confusion....

yeah, you got it right. sorry for the confusion. the method that i came upon was born out a few problems - 1) how to mix in the priming solution without stirring up bottom sediment 2) get around...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 08-23-2012, 06:09 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By hendenburg2
this is based on the production/drying methods of...

this is based on the production/drying methods of dry yeast packets. the way that manufacturers keep yeast alive in dry packets is by surrounding them in a cocoon of dead, dehydrated yeast cells. ...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-22-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,074
Posted By hendenburg2
i think cocoa powder is too likely to just...

i think cocoa powder is too likely to just dissolve in and form hot chocolate. plus the high surface area means you could pull out undesireable flavors sooner.

on a second note, has anyone...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-22-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 124,998
Posted By hendenburg2
the problem with a hop bag is that it limits...

the problem with a hop bag is that it limits circulation by placing a physical barrier in between the hops and wort. whether you use whole or pellet hops, they are kept close together and they do...
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