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  • Posted in thread: Little help if you please on 07-21-2013 at 06:54 AM
    Vinegar usually means they got infected with a acetic acid-producing bacteria. You can't really
    get rid of it from these batches, just pay more attention to sanitation next time.

  • Posted in thread: Submersible pump question. on 07-21-2013 at 06:51 AM
    The problem with recirculating the water is that the water coming out of the chiller has
    absorbed all the energy and is really hot. You will need A LOT of ice if you plan on
    recirculating this way. Si...

  • Posted in thread: Grain Mill Attachment for Kitchenaid Mixers? on 06-30-2013 at 10:04 PM
    I haven't but I worry it is for milling the grain into flour for baking, which would be too
    fine of a mill for brewing. The Corona style mills (like i have) were also designed to make
    flour, but they ...

  • Posted in thread: Quick fermenting question on 06-30-2013 at 09:50 PM
    For ales I usually go 10 days then cold crash or use finings as needed. That way I usually have
    the batch kegged in 2 to 2.5 weeks.

  • Posted in thread: Co2 line quick disconnect fittings? on 06-24-2013 at 07:25 PM
    I have a CO2 utility line that uses lure locks that are sort of like quick disconnects. Check
    out homebrewfinds.com for a write-up about it.

  • Posted in thread: Wallonia Basil Lime Saison on 06-20-2013 at 03:23 AM
    My base beer was a little different but I brewed this for a friend's wedding. It got rave
    reviews and is probably one of the better beers I've brewed. For the lime addition I zested one
    lime and added...

  • Posted in thread: Midwest Supplies on 05-30-2013 at 04:26 PM
    I've made a couple orders with them in the past week and everything's been on time.

  • Posted in thread: Any hop trearment for dry hoping? on 05-23-2013 at 05:53 PM
    I used to dry hop in secondary but this last time I did in primary with the yeast still in the
    carboy and it worked fine.

  • Posted in thread: Fixing a Thin Body Beer after Primary on 05-14-2013 at 11:26 PM
    Some people try adding maltodextrin or lactose. Lactose will also add sweetness. To add them
    you boil in some water to sterilize them add to secondary vessel then rack onto it. However,
    the best thing...

  • Posted in thread: Question about using pure O2 versus air pump on 05-14-2013 at 07:19 PM
    8 ppm is enough for most beers (high gravity ones might need more). The convenience for pure O2
    is mostly a time thing.

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