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Posted in thread: infected beer, should I throw out the fermenting bucket? on 12-04-2013 at 08:38 PM
I get that, and you're probably right in saying I could be more aggressive with cleaning...but
even with using a sponge, how would the plastic get scratched?The point of using a dedicated
sponge is th...
Posted in thread: infected beer, should I throw out the fermenting bucket? on 12-04-2013 at 07:55 PM
>>I ask because I usually don't scrub the inside, just make sure every square inch of the
inside gets hit with sanitizer at the end. Any hard gunk that needs removing I usually do with
my hand.I don't...
Posted in thread: fermenting @ 23-34c on 12-03-2013 at 08:08 PM
Allan,This may be something that would interest you.https://www.cool-brewing.com/The other
thing is it's only the first few days that's crucial.If you could set the fermentor in water
and add ice pack...
Posted in thread: No chill method question on 12-03-2013 at 08:03 PM
I would like to try a no chill method on my next brew. What I am going to do is after boil I
will move to a pail and the put a lid on it and put it in my temperature controlled chest
freezer. Can anyo...
Posted in thread: No-chill and aeration on 11-27-2013 at 04:23 AM
>.Secondly, does anyone actually aerate a wort with a mixer when its still hot? That was what
someone proposed. I don't think its common, but I was responding to their proposal, which I
still think is...
Posted in thread: No-chill and aeration on 11-26-2013 at 09:31 PM
yes there is.Can you please provide some links that show its ok to Oxygenate near boiling wort
before letting it gradually cool down?I don't think I've ever read any .The ones I've read say
not to wor...
Posted in thread: No-chill and aeration on 11-26-2013 at 09:28 PM
Aren't there a lot of articles out there that disprove hot side aeration? At least at the
homebrew scale...Please cite some.The "Hot side aeration myth" is geared towards a small amount
of splashing o...
Posted in thread: Big Scale Batch, Small Scale Fermentation on 11-26-2013 at 09:19 PM
>>Of course I would need to split starters. But just making a good sized starter and doing a 5
way split is pretty easy. I have thought about splitting starters and I don't think it's as
easy as you s...
Posted in thread: No-chill and aeration on 11-25-2013 at 10:11 PM
Let the wort cool for 2 reasons:1 - certain bacteria, like the kind that make Vinegar, want
Oxygen. So don't aerate the wort until ready to use it, then aerate it.2 - Does aerate boiling
wort because ...
Posted in thread: Tea and tannins on 11-25-2013 at 10:06 PM
1. If I want to add Tannins is it better to use black tea or a Wine Tannin addition like: (Or
if there a better tannin to add?)3. If using tea, I see some boil the tea leaves, let the tea
cool, and u...