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by littlehop
Tue Mar 01, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: b3 kit
Replies: 4
Views: 6933

yup

Cool that was pretty much my plan , just wondered if anybody had tried it and got a nasty surprise. I'm already convinced that Beer Beer and More Beer produce the best mailorder kit available, usually it's hard to tell whether they came from extract kits.
by littlehop
Mon Feb 28, 2005 10:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: b3 kit
Replies: 4
Views: 6933

b3 kit

Getting ready to brew b3 Jamil's chocolate hazelnut porter, just wondering if anyones tried this one? If so any suggested tweaking before I fire up the copper.
by littlehop
Sun Feb 27, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Co2 flushing
Replies: 2
Views: 4551

simple concerrn

That is exactly how I used to do it. learned it in How To Brew Quality Beer , my only concern was pressurizing a keg while it still contained atmosphere. thought that maybe under pressure Co2 and oxygen might mix up and be harder to flush completly out. Plus this way I dont need to be going back and...
by littlehop
Sat Feb 26, 2005 7:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Co2 flushing
Replies: 2
Views: 4551

Co2 flushing

anybody ever flush thier carboys and or kegs with Co2 before racking secondary or kegging. I've picked up the habit of flushing until a barbque lighter won't stay lit in the opening, my reasoning is if the flame won't stay lit, no oxygen. no oxygen, no oxidation of the liguid gold. Is this silly, am...
by littlehop
Sat Feb 26, 2005 6:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: from keg to bottle or growler
Replies: 4
Views: 8234

also cheap

I fill snap top bottles out of my corny setup also and have great results. I've seen as much as a week in the bottle and still had carbo. My method is fairly simple, set pressure to about 2-3 psi after carbo, 12" piece of rigid tube inserted into picnic tap to reach bottom of bottle, important part ...
by littlehop
Sat Feb 26, 2005 11:07 am
Forum: Brewing Problems, Emergencies, Help!
Topic: 1/2 keg
Replies: 1
Views: 4377

Crank and shake is very reliable as long as you use the tables, I suspect that your probably way over carbonated. Try letting the pressure out in stages, by releasing the gas in the headspace, let it build up again and release. repeat as neccesary until its proper.Also if I understand you right you ...