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Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2014, 05:22 PM
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Posted By Sixmilecross
The first time it happened, I didn't 'notice'...

The first time it happened, I didn't 'notice' until after bottling, but I think I was more in denial. The second time I noticed prior to bottling and the third I noticed prior to kegging but kegged...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Sixmilecross
I do all grain but haven't had issues with...

I do all grain but haven't had issues with clarity from my water unless this infection hits, which is usually the tell tale sign to me - cloudiness, pineapple smell, and sour taste.

I just put an...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Sixmilecross
It's always clear when I make it. If I use it...

It's always clear when I make it. If I use it heavily over the next weeks it clouds up, but regardless I always make a new batch come brew time. Contact time for things like tubing and auto siphon...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By Sixmilecross
this has nothing to do with temps or yeast. All 3...

this has nothing to do with temps or yeast. All 3 batches used different strains of yeast and all temps were well within ranges if not on the lower side
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Sixmilecross
The brush is sold as a tube cleaner brush by...

The brush is sold as a tube cleaner brush by Annapolis Homebrew, so I'd hope they aren't selling me something that would destroy the inside of my tubing.



I've always washed with hot water,...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
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Posted By Sixmilecross
Sorry, the fermentor is a plastic bucket. I have...

Sorry, the fermentor is a plastic bucket. I have two other plastic carboys and another plastic bucket so will stick with them for now and see if that fixes it. I also bought a scrubbing brush for the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-12-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Sixmilecross
Starters were done for the first two batches...

Starters were done for the first two batches (saisons) while the third I just dumped in (saw activity that night). Definitely two different yeasts were used, but can't recall if the Saisons used the...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 03-12-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Sixmilecross
Something is plaguing my beer

Something has been plaguing a few of my batches and I have no idea what the problem is. 3 of my last six or seven batches have all kicked off with great fermentation and no signs of contamination -...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-21-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
So I was able to fix the co2 leak and everything...

So I was able to fix the co2 leak and everything has been going great except I'm still having trouble with one of the taps - specifically what I think is the liquid side poppet. The beer has been...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 01-02-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Sixmilecross
Update: I finally added the paint strip after...

Update: I finally added the paint strip after some priminghttp://i.imgur.com/ODkUyJt.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/TTFgx1Z.jpg

And 3 days later I mounted the drip tray and cap catcher with command...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 01-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By Sixmilecross
Cracked another open last night. The Hallertau is...

Cracked another open last night. The Hallertau is there if you know what to look for, but the apple flavor from the juice is pretty prominent. Next go around I may do an all grain dunkel, with apple...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Sixmilecross
I purchased 2 of these and they have helped cut...

I purchased 2 of these and they have helped cut down on the moisture inside

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000N5QECU/ref=oh_details_o03_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
My setup is just as you described. Teflon tape...

My setup is just as you described. Teflon tape and washers are in their proper places. I think the tank issue was as AZ_IPA and mng8r said, just a result of the tank cooling in the keezer. Now I just...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
Don't think it's a temp issue, as switching beer...

Don't think it's a temp issue, as switching beer lines fixed the issue. It may have been a kink in the line, but thought I recall seeing the line hanging free. The beer pours smooth after the air...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
I may do this tonight just to be sure. ...

I may do this tonight just to be sure.



So I have a hex nut at the end of the gas line that screws onto the wye, so no need for barbs. I'm pretty sure the tubing I have is all 3/16" although I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
Yea I think that may be what it was. I feel like...

Yea I think that may be what it was. I feel like a dope for not even considering that to begin with.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
Oh man I'd never even considered that. That...

Oh man I'd never even considered that. That should have been the first thing to come to mind. Though hoping I didn't just jinx myself
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
Thanks, I'll be sure to check that when I get...

Thanks, I'll be sure to check that when I get home. I hope that's what the issue is as it's a quick fix and I'm really out of ideas. Although I might just leave it be if the pressure is steady when I...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-18-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By Sixmilecross
Can't seem to diagnose CO2 leak

I picked up my co2 tank yesterday morning, braving the snow and wind at 7:30am in hopes that I could make up for the last co2 tank that just about emptied itself. When I got home, I connected the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-13-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 3,352,477
Posted By Sixmilecross
Yea he did. I sanded and stained when I got back....

Yea he did. I sanded and stained when I got back. I did one coat of gel stain (which is a pain in the ass to get off the hands) and it did a great job of bringing out the grain. Two coats of...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-13-2013, 04:06 PM
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Posted By Sixmilecross
I actually went to my uncle for cutting the 4...

I actually went to my uncle for cutting the 4 pieces, as I originally just wanted a collar on top, and planned on laying the freezer lid on top of the collar. I live in an apartment and have limited...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-13-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5,312
Views: 3,352,477
Posted By Sixmilecross
I still have to add a trip try, cap catcher, and...

I still have to add a trip try, cap catcher, and chalkboard paint, but here she is!

http://i.imgur.com/q2NbCZLh.jpg

and first pour. NB Smashing Pumpkin Ale, it was delicious and gone about 2...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-12-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Sixmilecross
Apparently the 2 weeks @ 50 is to get rid of the...

Apparently the 2 weeks @ 50 is to get rid of the diacetyl produced from the bottle carbing with speise. It definitely would help with clearing though.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-11-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Sixmilecross
That's what I figured. I was just surprised to...

That's what I figured. I was just surprised to hear they go as high as 72F, although I know they acidify their wort so as to bring out more of a clove flavor. Now all I have to do is get up the...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 12-11-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By Sixmilecross
Fermentation temp recommendation for an Aventinus clone?

I just spent a few hours looking through "Brewing with Wheat" and putting together an Aventinus clone recipe (http://www.brewtoad.com/recipes/aventinus-clone-7)based on some of the things outlined...
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