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  1. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    Morning All, Two beers to keg this weekend, its sure has been a busy new year, I've left me Saison and IPA for almost 40 days, Saison is looking pretty dam clear, IPA will be keg hopping, hope I haven't left them too long, IPA has been sitting around 21-22 under TC in the shed fridge, Saison has been sitting in the Fermentersaurus with the pressure kit. Hopefully will kick off a Pale just in time to watch the Dockers loose. Tristan
  2. tja1980

    What's in your fermenter? 2019

    Yeah, unless you opened it or had a clear fermenter was more of if your using this yeast this is normal was what I was aiming for, cheers though. Tristan
  3. tja1980

    What's in your fermenter? 2019

    Maybe another thread with what yeast looks like fermenting "Whats it look like in ya fermenter" Tristan
  4. tja1980

    What's in your fermenter? 2019

    @Hairy cheers interesting top fermenting yeast, never seen that before. Tristan
  5. tja1980

    What's in your fermenter? 2019

    @joolbag cheers like I said hadn't brewed with m29 before Tristan
  6. tja1980

    What's in your fermenter? 2019

    Well may have my first infection, should I see a doctor, m29 after a 6 days. Almost looks like pellicle forming but (white) could be co2 trapped, not sure as first time brewing with m29. Tristan
  7. tja1980

    BREW DAY!! WATCHA' GOT, EH!? 2019

    Argh! Bottles, kegs were invented for a reason, bottles just there to fit what cant be put into a keg Tristan
  8. tja1980

    BREW DAY!! WATCHA' GOT, EH!? 2019

    One fridge not really doing much, what that fridge needs is a fermenter in it... Looks like this weekend is a good time to knock up another No Rules Pale I might use the S-04 I have in the fridge for this one, all 3 FVs will be in action though Tristan
  9. tja1980

    BREW DAY!! WATCHA' GOT, EH!? 2019

    Dropped two brews this weekend, a Dump the Trump IPA and a Mosaic Saison I had been playing around with. Dump The Trump ABV: 6.8 % Pitched US05. Ingredients: ------------ Amt Name Type # %/IBU Volume 6.80 kg Wheat Malt, Pale (Weyermann) (3.9 EBC) Grain 1 97.1 % 4.43 L 0.20 kg Vienna Malt (Weyermann) (5.9 EBC) Grain 2 2.9 % 0.13 L 10.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] - Boil 90.0 min Hop 3 15.2 IBUs - 1.22 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 10.0 mins) Fining 4 - - 40.00 g Centennial [10.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 5 16.6 IBUs - 40.00 g Mosaic (HBC 369) [12.25 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 6 20.4 IBUs - 25.00 g Hallertau Blanc [10.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 7 10.9 IBUs - 25.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 8 12.5 IBUs - 2.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) [50.28 m Yeast 9 - - 50.00 g Centennial [10.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 10 0.0 IBUs - 50.00 g Galaxy [14.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 11 0.0 IBUs - 50.00 g Mosaic (HBC 369) [12.25 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 12 0.0 IBUs - 25.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs - 25.00 g Simcoe [13.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 14 0.0 IBUs - Brew House Efficiency: 60.7% Mash Efficiency: 64.8% Mosaic Saison ABV: 4.7% Pitched M29 for this brew, @The Captain1525230099 see how it goes Ingredients: ------------ Amt Name Type # %/IBU Volume 4.50 kg Pale Malt (Weyermann) (6.5 EBC) Grain 1 90.0 % 2.93 L 0.50 kg Rye Malt (Weyermann) (5.9 EBC) Grain 2 10.0 % 0.33 L 14.00 g Mosaic (HBC 369) [12.25 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 3 17.8 IBUs - 1.06 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 4 - - 15.00 g Mosaic (HBC 369) [12.25 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 5 6.9 IBUs - 10.00 g Coriander Seed (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 6 - - 10.00 g Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 7 - - 1.0 pkg French Saison Ale (Mangrove Jack's #M29) Yeast 8 - - I totally forgot to get the Orange Peel so my sister suggested Mango so I dropped in 50g (53g) of Mango with the Coriander seed (crushed). The Saison came out at 1.047, slightly under SG, got 24 liters into the fermenter, not too fussed. Brew House Efficiency: 71.6% Mash Efficiency: 81.6% Way off on the IPA, still trying to work out what went wrong here, was out 600ml on water, I was slightly hotter on mash temps around 2-2.5 degrees, I was even thinking I stuffed up my grain weight, not sure oh well see what happens when I repeat it 70 Liters brewed for the year Tristan
  10. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    I had my water on that tap so was half thinking seals, I remember I did see a few chunks of hops going into the keg as well, and yeah I think your right on the over carbonation, one thing I notice brewing all grain your head is now pearl white were as with extract I was noticing an off white color as of taste its the same as when I did this with extract has a little more spice still TAF Tristan
  11. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    @Otto Von Blotto seems to be pouring a lot better once keg was burped, 34 degrees only dropped off 4 degrees here today, nice to come home to a chilled beer Tristan
  12. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    I quick carbed rocking the keg at 30psi for 3 minutes 20 seconds (not my usual method, i.e letting it sit in the fridge at serving pressure for a week or two), then let it sit for and hour, burped it, set it for serving over night. Tristan
  13. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    Dammit looks like I'll have to remove the dip tube and see whats clogged it up... Kegs holding pressure, can't see any leaks. Dying of old age pouring at 8-9psi Tristan
  14. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    Hmmmm foam coming out of tap, adjust regulator, belch keg, set psi to 8-9psi, hmmm had no problems before, maybe a seal, I did quick carb the beer at 30psi, belched it and set for serving at 10-11psi on the weekend. Tristan
  15. tja1980

    It's Kegging Time 2019

    Kegged me No Rules pale ale today, smells delicious full keg, 6 kings out of it. I'm attempting to grab the yeast for a slurry, since I need some US-05 and Brewmart's out have a 1.070 IPA to put down tomorrow. Tristan
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