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Jan
6
comment keeping the wort pump primed seems to have a learning curve
Do you have the inlet at 6 oclock and the outlet at 12 oclock?
Jan
3
comment Would it be possible to connect a keg (or series of kegs) to a soda fountain?
All I can really tell you is that I know of someone who tried it and it didn't work well for him. No personal experience to relate.
Jan
3
answered Would it be possible to connect a keg (or series of kegs) to a soda fountain?
Jan
2
comment how much air would I need to move to be able to brew in my basement?
I agree. DO NOT use propane tanks indoors. The problem isn't just the CO.
Dec
31
comment how much air would I need to move to be able to brew in my basement?
What are you going to be using for "power"? I wouldn't recommend using a propane tank indoors, but there are other options.
Dec
28
comment Is Oxiclean Free OK to use on a metal brewpot
To expand a bit on the previous comment, if the metal is stainless steel, it's fine. If it's aluminum, don't do it.
Dec
27
comment Can I leave the sulphites out of my store bought wine kits
It's been a long time, but IIRC the flavor seemed "flatter", if that makes any sense. Kinda like when you don't salt food.
Dec
23
answered Yeast Ok After Being Near Freezing?
Dec
23
answered Can I leave the sulphites out of my store bought wine kits
Dec
19
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Dec
14
comment Will bottling by pouring negatively impact the flavor of my beer?
I don't think there's enough fermentation going on in the bottle to consume much oxygen, at least according to info I've come across in the past. Bt of the beer is consumed in the next month or so, I doubt there will be a problem.
Dec
7
comment How long should I condition an IPA?
Yeah, you have a good point. Let me see if I can be a bit more precise...I definitely wouldn't say that a low alcohol beer takes 5 weeks of conditioning, or 7 weeks for a 6.5% beer. Beyond that, though, I fall back on my "taste it a week after packaging" theory and decide from there.
Dec
6
comment How long should I condition an IPA?
Just as I said in my reply, I wouldn't give any estimates. I'd start tasting after a week or so in the bottle or keg and see what I thought.
Dec
6
comment How long should I condition an IPA?
I'm not gonna downvote, but my own experience and tastes very much disagree with this.
Dec
6
comment How long should I condition an IPA?
I'm sorry, but I just can't agree with that. It's too dependent on personal tastes and beer style.
Dec
4
reviewed Approve Is 2 hours cooling the wort before adding yeast too long
Dec
3
comment When am I supposed to add my dark grains
Again, I think that's overgeneralizing. My water isn't "weird" in any way, but I know that using his formula wouldn't get me what I want a lot of the time. How do I know? I've tried it.
Dec
3
comment When am I supposed to add my dark grains
But AFAIK he uses RO water. That's about the only way a "formula" like that would work. Not to mention that I'm not certain I agree with him, despite his record!
Dec
3
answered When is aeration good and/or bad in homebrewing?
Dec
3
comment When am I supposed to add my dark grains
Hard to say. I do know that I haven't found EZ Water to be as accurate as Bru'nwater, but I haven't directly compared pH estimates. I was speaking more about comparing an all pils mash to one with dark grains in it.