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Forum: General Techniques 02-27-2014, 12:42 AM
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Views: 901
Posted By Black
+1000 I get crystal clear beer with that...

+1000

I get crystal clear beer with that method. For me it seems to work very good after 10-15 days cold crashed with gelatin. People ask me how I filter when I pour a pint from the keg.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-24-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 7,853
Posted By Black
I was sitting next to the boiling wort of an...

I was sitting next to the boiling wort of an english barleywine.. friend came over to stir the hops back in (you know, that ring of hops that sticks to the side of the boil kettle). A few times...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 02-08-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,258
Posted By Black
Well, I could'nt have said it better. The hardest...

Well, I could'nt have said it better. The hardest part is to stop on sunday afternoon and remember you work on monday morning.. ouch
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-31-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Black
hum.. good question. I guess the only real way to...

hum.. good question. I guess the only real way to know is to try it..

let me know how it turns out with 5/64
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 38,970
Posted By Black
1038 broke 2 last year in rapid succession...

1038

broke 2 last year in rapid succession as well.. i'm lucky I had spares.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-12-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,258
Posted By Black
I don't get horrible headaches/hangovers from...

I don't get horrible headaches/hangovers from homebrew, or any beer. However, overindulgence with red wine makes me lose the next day.

As for the gas thing.. never experienced that. I too find...
Forum: Sponsor Giveaways 01-07-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3,249
Views: 81,555
Posted By Black
i am in... love.. with this fermenter. Cheers ! :)

i am in... love.. with this fermenter. Cheers ! :)
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 602
Posted By Black
This. Exactly this. +1

This. Exactly this. +1
Forum: General Beer Discussion 01-05-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 243
Posted By Black
8psi seems a bit on the low side. I keep mine at...

8psi seems a bit on the low side. I keep mine at 12 psi and get "standard" carbonation. Maybe rise your serving pressure a bit ? and also, as Rockn M said.. give it some more time .


Cheers!
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 01-05-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 758
Posted By Black
I took a bolt that had the same threads as the...

I took a bolt that had the same threads as the one that holds the handle. I have a corona mill. I cut off the bolt's head, and buffed 3 flats around the bolt. I hook up an old low speed drill to it...
Forum: General Techniques 01-04-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By Black
I did find a noticeable difference between the...

I did find a noticeable difference between the canadian 2 row I have and the maris otter. The british malt is way softer, I even have to space my grinding wheels apart or it'll be reduced to flour....
Forum: DIY Projects 12-22-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,141
Posted By Black
+1 I really like the idea!!!! Gotta work on...

+1

I really like the idea!!!! Gotta work on this now...
Forum: General Techniques 12-18-2013, 11:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,146
Posted By Black
I do this because I think they taste great.. I...

I do this because I think they taste great.. I like to try them and compare them.

However, I'm not designing recipes by chewing grain .. I guess you can taste the differences between the...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 12-18-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Black
I usually fly sparge until I reach my volume....

I usually fly sparge until I reach my volume. That being said, I sparge VERY slowly (45 minutes for 32 liters pre-boil)

I don't usually care about the volumes, I keep 1 inch of water over the...
Forum: DIY Projects 12-18-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,141
Posted By Black
This. I mean, the...

This.

I mean, the electrify/booby-trap-everything idea.


Love it.
Forum: Electric Brewing 12-18-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,958
Posted By Black
Nice build !!!

Nice build !!!
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-16-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 512
Posted By Black
+1. CO2 fire extinguisher here. Been using for 8...

+1. CO2 fire extinguisher here. Been using for 8 + yrs. I'm not saying it's food grade or not.. I don't know. But as other posters stated, it would be stupid to hold 2 kinds of CO2 and very...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2013, 01:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 393
Posted By Black
Agreed, although if he brewed 6 gals he wouldn't...

Agreed, although if he brewed 6 gals he wouldn't be that far off.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Black
hahaha.. or you can just tolerate the extra...

hahaha.. or you can just tolerate the extra yeast. I tried the thumb thing too and I now have a ratchet plastic hose clamp on my siphon hose. Works like a charm ! :)
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 393
Posted By Black
ONE POUND? you must have meant one CUP......

ONE POUND?

you must have meant one CUP... otherwise get ready to uncap NOW
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-10-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Black
You will always get the same amount of yeast...

You will always get the same amount of yeast whether you use a quarter or half pack of dry s-04. The yeast reproduces, ferments, then settles at the bottom, so for a given amount of sugar you will...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-02-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Black
Well, I find that 6$ for 3-5 batches is really...

Well, I find that 6$ for 3-5 batches is really cheap. Under a buck per 6 gallons.. spread that cost on 70 bottles.

How much do you pay for your yeast?

BTW, if you let your slurry warm to room...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-02-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By Black
I always reuse my unwashed yeast slurry 3-5 times...

I always reuse my unwashed yeast slurry 3-5 times and I honestly can't tell the difference.

I agree that properly washed yeast could be used indefinitely. However, given the low cost of new...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11-13-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,924
Posted By Black
Yeah.. don't. Brewing buddy spilled boiling wort...

Yeah.. don't. Brewing buddy spilled boiling wort on my left foot last sunday while trying to mix the hops in. It was the first time beer actually caused me pain. I hope this barleywine will be good,...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-10-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,581
Posted By Black
This. I stir S-04 directly after pitching it...

This.

I stir S-04 directly after pitching it dry from the pouch with great success. I actually brewed a 1.106 barleywine yesterday and pitched 2 packs of it. I just stirred the dry yeast in. No...
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