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  1. GBRbrew


    So my latest brew did not clear up like I wanted (2 weeks in fermenter 2 weeks carbing and 2 weeks conditioning in the keg) so I figured I would try finning with gelatin for the first time, heated water to 155, stirred in 1tsp of gelatin and poured it in the keg, omg it was like a high school...
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    Pretty sure I got a bad regulator but thought I'd ask here first before I get a new one. I open up my co2 tank and pressurize the system I then shut off the co2, after about 24 hrs the high pressure gage has dropped to zero but the gage for line pressure still shows 10 psi after 4 days. So it's...
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    Full disclosure, I know very little about refrigerators. so I bought a used fridge to turn into a ferm chamber but I still want to use the freezer to store hops and grain. My understanding is that fridges work by keeping the freezer at temp and just using a fan to get the fridge portion to temp...
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    Not sure if this the right place for this if not sorry in advance. I picked up a sixer of fullers esb to tryout, poured it in a glass absolutely no head very little carbonation and just tasted bad. Anyway I'm just wondering if British best by dates read like ours (USA) if so this sixer was 6...
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    Should i make this

    I have extra grains left over from other brews I need to use up befor they get stale. I just got some malt gems and was going to throw them in with it but I dont want something that's gonna make me puke lol 5# malt gems 8oz German Munich 8oz Vienna 4oz german pilsen Mash at 152 and hop it with...
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    Ball lock conversion for brewers edge mash and boil with pump

    Hey guys I'm looking at putting a ball lock on my recirculating arm of my mash and boil but I cant find much info online. Anyone done this? Wondering if there's a kit or something. Thanks for any help
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    Wort is oily

    Just wondering if I should be worried my wort seemed oily on my lips when I tasted it before bottling. Never had that before but this is my first dry hop 7# 2 row .5# victory Mash at 153 for 60mim 60min boil 1oz centennial at 20 min for bittering Ferment at 68 Dry hop with 1oz galaxy 1 oz...
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    MO smash

    New to the hobby (4 batches) I want to do a marris otter smash next weekend. 3 gallons in the fermenter. My eff. Has been around 65% going to use 7 pounds of MO and Amarillo hops. 1oz @ 20 min (dont care for super hoppy beers 40 ibu about my max) 3 oz dry hop for 5 days. Just wondering if...