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6 hour carbonation (.5micron, 20PSI, relieved pressure every 30min): I used a heat gun (hair dryer will work) blowing down one end (of Ice maker line from home depot) to fit snugly onto the inlet flange inside my corny keg...stone has a barbed end which fits snugly on the other end of the line and hangs all the way to the bottom of the keg (so bubbles go up ...


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IMHO and experience, the best bottles to use for "shorter term" conditioning of ginger beer (and related "fast ferments") are plastic PET bottles. The screw tops are sufficiently strong and the actual PET bottles are incredibly strong. If the worst happens and the bottle explodes - they are not as dangerous as glass bottles! The only problem with a PET ...


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I leave my brews on the yeast for 14 days then rack off the trub into a clean container. I leave it there for up to ten days more (but usually 4-5) to clear more fully. Then I pour it on the priming sugar in solution and bottle. So one can leave the brew for some time and it will still bottle condition correctly. I have left a lager for 6-8 weeks and then ...


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Have been doing cider for sometime and decided to do a BIG double IPA. Threw my yeast in at 120 f after watching a YouTube video that did not even show the cool down temp process...low and behold I had a pillow near the carboy the entire first night and the batch was, well...not to excited with me. Asked my local home brew supplier and he advised to add ...



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