what are you doing with home brew today

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  1. Mase

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    Transferring Nut Brown Ale from Primary to Secondary. Seriously considering eliminating secondary on most brews and just let the primary sit for another week or two. :rolleyes:
     
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    need to bottle my blond ale. Just pitched yeast on my brown ale. I let it cool overnight.
     
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    i would but I was adding my last hops to the hop bag and I missed. 50% went into the boil so I will be racking this to secondary
     
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    That wouldn't stop me as I transfer everything from the boil kettle to the primary fermenter and never use a hop filter during the boil. We simply use a hop bag/filter between the boil kettle and the fermenter.
     
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    A batch of Cream of Three Crops
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    Yeah I think one of my kegs may have a minor leak. It was just bad timing :).
     
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    Are you using gas to seat your lids ?
    I leave lid loose and apply gas to in post then swing locking lever over , keg lube on all o rings regularly as well
     
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    Yeah i lubed up lid seal o ring and post o rings i did a cursory spray with water bottle no bubbles from quick inspection. Its been near a year since gas refill. But both kegs that were hooked to gas were flat as a tack so one of them blead the other dry.
    I just kegged a beer last week so im thinking the saison keg is the culprit if there is one. Ill grab some more gas and give that keg a better once over. They held gas well before use.

    Maybe ill bring it up to preassure then unhook gas line and see if gas holds over night too.
     
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    Some times you can have a high pressure leak but not low so when you carb with high pressure your leaking slowly, I've had this hapen
     
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    I burst carbed it just fine for 24 hrs dropped to serving preassure and poured off it for two days then yesterday morning went out and saw gas was at 0.

    I did a bit of moving around in there and gas lines arnt fixed in place which i want to do. They drop down the back of keggerator so have to muck around retrieving them maybe i lossened one of them compression fittings maybe?

    Ill grab some gas first this arvo then start my run through from gas lines to kegs and see where i ends up:confused::).
     
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    Scored a used half-barrel keg for $0. Anyone know anyone in Denver with a plasma torch willing to work for beer?
     
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    Tried my extract Best Bitter after 2 weeks. Very good. 1 more week and it will be excellent. still better than 75% of the micro's I try.
    Tried 603 Porter - was great at first but 50% thru the 1st pint the coy sweetness like saccharin was way to overpowering
    Loving the Tuckerman's pale ale. Safeale 04 was off and rocking 4 hours after pitch into my latest's British Northern Brown ale
     
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    You can cut them with a grinder. Check youtube.
    I have a neighbor half a block away with a plasma cutter and he works for beer:), Sorry not in your area.:(

    PS: a good file and some wet/dry sand paper will smooth out the edge pretty well after grinding it out.
     
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    I'm waiting for 150lbs of malt to arrive at my door, so I can brew again on Saturday. Milling my own malt is alot cheaper than my lhbs
     
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    I’m a fan of Lemon Drop
     
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    I brewed, for the first time since the LHBS had me do a test of one of theirs, a kit today, the Dry Dock's Naked Porter. I plan on splitting the batch at secondary and adding 8 oz toasted coconut to half. Love me some coconut porter!
     
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    I have been musing on that very thing lately Nosey. Be sure ti post your thoughts.
     
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    Just got a Mild into the FV and have crushed malt for a bitter going on in the morning:)
     
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    Putting my malt shipment away.
     

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