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  1. J

    Avoiding O2 at all costs for wedding NEIPA - My Low O2 Setup

    tl;dr using corny keg to act as blowoff vessel during fermentation while simultaneously purging the very same keg to act as my primary conditioning vessel After my last post on Reddit I have decided to spin up another batch and hope for the best by wedding date in 4 weeks. I took a lot of...
  2. Robski Brew

    This Sucks!!!!

    Had my US05 at 21*C on a Diacetyl Rest. Then dropped the temp to 14*C as part of my dry hopping schedule. The subsequent reduction of temp in the FV sucked a good pint of starsan up through the blow off tube!!!! Anyone have any tips for preventing this? Other than paying attention!!! Some kind...
  3. SmokeyRydr

    Cold crash suck-back volume estimate?

    is there any general guidance for the volume of gas being sucked back when cold crashing? E.g. if I have a 6.5g carboy and 5.5g of beer, and I cold crash from 68F to 35F, what volume of gas should I expect to suck-back? if this is pretty constant and predictable, I'd like to create a large...