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Posted in thread: Blichmann Therminator. Sterilize with hot wort? on 06-14-2013 at 11:52 PM
I'm changing the way I operate my home brewery, and upgrading some parts of it. I'm putting in
a vorlauf/sparge line to improve my mashing and lautering. This has involved taking the march
pump from m...
Posted in thread: Ringwood Diacetyl rest on 10-01-2012 at 02:28 PM
I fermented at 65F. The LHBS told me to rest at 55-60F for 24-48 hours, that seemed to jsut
make the diacetyl smell worse.OK so doing a diacetyl rest at a temperature LOWER than your
Posted in thread: Ringwood Diacetyl rest on 09-28-2012 at 06:47 PM
What is your fermentation temperature?Diacetyl will be re-absorbed by the yeast at regular
fermentation temperatures. The main purpose of a diacetyl rest is to increase the speed of this
Posted in thread: Siebel Institute of Technology Web Courses on 09-18-2012 at 07:46 PM
Like I said, the most beneficial thing for me was being on campus totally immersed in the beer
culture of Chicago and Munich. The Canadian beer scene is only just now starting to catch up to
the U.S. ...
Posted in thread: Siebel Institute of Technology Web Courses on 09-18-2012 at 03:35 PM
A few years ago I was working as a clerk in the taproom at a local brewpub. Realizing that I
would never get into the brewery without some kind of leg up, I started looking into
pro-brewing courses. H...
Posted in thread: Session Hefe Pellicle Woes on 07-24-2012 at 04:48 PM
That is a definite contamination.
Posted in thread: Session Hefe Pellicle Woes on 07-24-2012 at 04:22 PM
Lacto will continue to breed in cold temperatures, albeit somehwat more slowly. If the beer
tastes good now you have some time before the lacto reallly makes its presence known. It's a
shame, but it c...
Posted in thread: How exactly do Bud/Miller/Coors brew such consistent beers?? on 05-02-2012 at 05:37 PM
I think the claim that BMC brands have near perfect consistency and Sam Adams does not is
somewhat dubious.I work for a BMC brand and often attend professional sensory panels. I can
tell you with conf...
Posted in thread: Traditional Lithuanian Beer? on 03-23-2012 at 03:51 PM
Thanks for the help. I'll revive this thread and post pics when the beer is done. It should be
something very unique, at least for this country.
Posted in thread: Traditional Lithuanian Beer? on 03-22-2012 at 08:09 PM
Thank you for your response. I thought this thread might go dead with no replies.