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Posted in thread: Star San "durability" on 09-18-2010 at 06:02 AM
I mixed up Star San using RO water November of '09. Sto;red it in a bucket w/tight fitting lid.
Opened it to sanitize bottles - it was clear. Don't have any ph strips. Is it still good if it
Posted in thread: A scale for hop & priming sugar measurement on 09-18-2010 at 05:55 AM
Anyone have a cheap scale they can recommend? From walmart or amazon or something? I'll be
using it to measure hops, and priming sugar. If it's large enough to measure grains too (could
handle a coupl...
Posted in thread: Printing at Kinkos; Sticking with Milk on 09-18-2010 at 05:26 AM
To all who use the method listed in the title of this thread; I have created a label using
photoshop. I have tiled it to fit 4 labels per page; 4.5w x 3.5h. I was just about to print via
online and pi...
Posted in thread: Pump for immersion chiller on 09-12-2010 at 12:45 AM
Doing this Over the Weekend for first time, getting my pump tonight, brewing Sunday. Last
weekends boil I could only get down to 110° with plain tap water. Before I got my immersion
chiller I had star...
Posted in thread: Long secondary time on 09-12-2010 at 12:37 AM
More yeast won't create bottle bombs. Amount of carbonation is based on how much sugar you
have, not how much yeast (beyond the fact that having no yeast will create no carbonation, of
Posted in thread: Long secondary time on 09-11-2010 at 11:21 PM
I have a "Belgian Wheat" that has been in the secondary a little over a year. I know, I know
Wheats should not have long secondary times but I had some health issues and just got back to
this. My ques...
Posted in thread: Overdue bottling? on 01-22-2010 at 10:03 PM
I brewed a "Begian Wheat" witbier July 18, 09. I racked to secondary 3 weeks later. I then
encountered health issues where bottling was the farthest thing from my mind. This beer now has
been in secon...
Posted in thread: Star Anise on 07-13-2009 at 05:39 AM
I'm getting ready to brew a Belgian Wit. My recipe calls for 2.5 oz of Star Anise. I've run
across opinions that this is too strong. The recipe also calls for .75 oz Coriander seed, .10
oz Grapefruit ...
Posted in thread: Wort chilling in ice bucket? on 03-27-2009 at 08:58 PM
Planing to do my first all grain soon. I have a cooler MT setup and now I am working on
cooling. I am going to be boiling in a turkey fryer. I have a very large round plastic bucket
that I can fill wi...
Posted in thread: Adjusting Hops bill on 02-03-2009 at 02:44 AM
I'm getting ready to brew a SNPA clone (AG) and have purchased the ingredients. The hops I
bought has a different AA than the recipe ingredients. I've tried to figure out the adjustment
but am having ...