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Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-29-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,983
Posted By Gab1788
Off topic and slightly OCD, but, turn that damn...

Off topic and slightly OCD, but, turn that damn spanner around!!!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By Gab1788
Edit. Sorry just saw it was a lager

Edit. Sorry just saw it was a lager
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-17-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By Gab1788
The 28 degrees if its Celsius sounds like a...

The 28 degrees if its Celsius sounds like a problem
Forum: General Beer Discussion 06-16-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By Gab1788
Maybe don't leave them there if they are loose....

Maybe don't leave them there if they are loose. If they're in a plastic bucket or something then that's cool. If they are loose, imagine trying to get a million shards of glass out of your grass....
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 05-01-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 614
Posted By Gab1788
With bottle conditioning if its an ale it's fine...

With bottle conditioning if its an ale it's fine at room temps. If you have used a lager yeast then yeah, you condition them at lagering temps which would be close to fridge temps.

Gab.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-09-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 607
Posted By Gab1788
You can still get suck back from an "s" lock. If...

You can still get suck back from an "s" lock. If the pressure in the fermenter or secondary drops due to temp change or what ever, it's going to want to regain that pressure. It will do it in the...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-07-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By Gab1788
Does it really matter at all? Does everyone purge...

Does it really matter at all? Does everyone purge their bottles when they bottle? I don't really see how it's any different.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-24-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,311
Posted By Gab1788
I've had this happen before. It looks like white...

I've had this happen before. It looks like white swirls on top of the beer (I think I started a thread with photos asking what it was) and it kind of gets a little thicker on top the longer you leave...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By Gab1788
Long water storage whith starsan

I have unlimited access to 20lt cubes. I was wondering if rinsing then with star San prior to filling with water to store long term would be viable? The containers are all food grade just wondering...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 03-04-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,904
Posted By Gab1788
I'm from aus and no one really drinks it anymore....

I'm from aus and no one really drinks it anymore. I remember my pop drinking it but that's it. Biggest selling beers here are xxxx gold, VB, tooheys new and Carlton draught. All are pretty much light...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 02-22-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By Gab1788
For what it is worth, I just bought some copper...

For what it is worth, I just bought some copper tubing and wrapped it around a cornie keg. Probably took ten minutes max then just used some hose clamps. Can't remember what the copper cost as it was...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-09-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,883
Posted By Gab1788
"What's my beer worth? Slightly more than...

"What's my beer worth?

Slightly more than my liver"

That has to be the best quote I've heard aeons here in a while!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 02-04-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,032
Posted By Gab1788
I no chill all the time. I have a plate chiller...

I no chill all the time. I have a plate chiller but its so much easier to no chill. I just run the wort into a 20lt cube, push the sides to get the air out and seal it up. The boiling wort sanitises...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-31-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 691
Posted By Gab1788
I think health food stores sell some kind of hop...

I think health food stores sell some kind of hop thing for health crap. Maybe try that?
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-17-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By Gab1788
I get that paying helps the forum and I did last...

I get that paying helps the forum and I did last year. But I didn't really see any extra benefits that I cared about. My premium membership ran out last month but I don't think I'll renew it.
Just...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-17-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By Gab1788
I do ten gal batches. My HLT is only 26lts...

I do ten gal batches. My HLT is only 26lts (6.5gals?) and MLT is 40ltrs (10gal) and my BK is 70lts (18gal?). I just sparge twice. Mash and first sparge are with 26lts then second sparge is about 18...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-07-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Gab1788
I re use us05 all the time. The only thing that...

I re use us05 all the time. The only thing that I've noticed from later generations is that the flocculation increases (clearer) and the attenuation decreases slightly (sweeter). I put this down to...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 11-03-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By Gab1788
Too many beers trying to get onto new keg

I just smashed through the last six or seven beers on my wheat that was left in the keg to be able to tap my pale.
Now I'm feeling a bit drunk. Still have to make a roast eye fillet with red wine...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-04-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By Gab1788
Sorry, Hi, nvs-brew, Freeking auto correct.

Sorry, Hi, nvs-brew,
Freeking auto correct.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10-04-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,021
Posted By Gab1788
Hi MBA brew, I'm in Aus as well and I know...

Hi MBA brew,

I'm in Aus as well and I know exactly what you are doing.
I didn't fully read all the previous posts so if the has already been mentioned I apologise.
When I first started I did...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-31-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,879
Posted By Gab1788
I just clean my lines when I clean my kegs. I...

I just clean my lines when I clean my kegs. I start cleaning my kegs with rinsing a couple of times with vigorous shaking, then I put the sanitizing solution in and shake. Then I just hit it with Co2...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-30-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By Gab1788
He is using the coopers kits, the directions on...

He is using the coopers kits, the directions on them are pretty much, pour 2lts boiling water in fermenter add can of extract and add 1kg of sugar. Mix up well. Fill with cold water to 23lts add...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 08-26-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,618
Posted By Gab1788
Why couldn't you have used DME? I know you have...

Why couldn't you have used DME? I know you have done it now but kilo sip lock bags of DME in the freezer just seem so much easier.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-26-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By Gab1788
I think it just affects the temp that water will...

I think it just affects the temp that water will boil at, not the actual temp of the water, if that's what you mean?
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 08-19-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Gab1788
Post boil reading will be higher because of boil...

Post boil reading will be higher because of boil off. It will concentrate your wort. Try taking a reading then and see if that matches your predicted OG.
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