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Old 09-13-2010, 06:27 PM   #51
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I stir for the first 5 mins, that seems to break up the bubbles. If they get out of hand I just spray them with a spray bottle filled with water.

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Old 09-14-2010, 01:18 PM   #52
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i have tried putting pennies into the boil kettle with varying luck.

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Please keep in mind that modern copper pennies are actually zinc with a very thin copper cladding. Scratch it and you have the same as something galvanized in your boil - not good.
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Old 09-14-2010, 05:23 PM   #53
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I use fermcap-S but lately I've been first Wort Hopping so I haven't needed it at all, with the hops (whole hops in my case) in the wort before boil I don't have any sign of boilovers.

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I'm surprised to see that no one has mentioned infant gas drops. 2-3 drops in 12 gallons does the trick!

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I'm surprised to see that no one has mentioned infant gas drops. 2-3 drops in 12 gallons does the trick!

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I used them before I got a bottle of fermcap. The fermcap is 10x better. The infant drops took a lot more than 3 drops for me.
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