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Posted in thread: Converting a Carboy to a Keg on 11-13-2007 at 05:04 PM
For example, if the container is dented, the passivation process on the stainless has now been
compromised. For the record, passivation isn't a one-shot process. If stainless is left to its
Posted in thread: Converting Partial Boils to Full on 10-11-2007 at 09:28 PM
To convert from partial to full boil, just start out with the full amount of water (i.e. 6
gallons or so). Shouldn't be any change in recipe formulation. You could play around with late
Posted in thread: can you use Lavlin yeast for Apfelwein? on 10-11-2007 at 09:26 PM
no, people use whatever yeast they have around. I think next batch I'll use a hefeweizen yeast.
Check the huge Apfelwein thread for all the different options.
Posted in thread: Michigan must try beers. on 09-24-2007 at 11:42 PM
I'll second Arbor Brewing company. The Sacred Cow IPA and the Olde #22 Alt are two of my
favorites.I don't care much for Bell's Oberon (it's the college micro of choice) but they make
some good stouts...
Posted in thread: Making a SOF chiller - thermostat? on 08-22-2007 at 11:15 PM
use thislinkyworks great, runs on AA, digital. Cheap ($20)
Posted in thread: Water report on 08-10-2007 at 06:34 PM
Suggest reading (and rereading again at least 2 more times to understand) the Palmer section
about water Palmer's Nomograph I get a Residual Alkalinity of around 25 ppm CaCO3That should
give you a ni...
Posted in thread: New logo on 08-10-2007 at 06:14 PM
Fantastic!The Needle adds the necessary authenticity.
Posted in thread: Guide to Making a Frozen Yeast Bank on 08-09-2007 at 12:37 PM
Here's a dozen of the vials in 16ml for $6Cynmar
Posted in thread: Gelatin Photos on 08-07-2007 at 05:33 PM
This is great info. My Honey Weizen will be going to the secondary tomorrow evening and I think
I'm going to try this gelatin out. :)Wouldn't you want that beer to be hazy?I just used gelatin
for the ...
Posted in thread: From Wort to Fermenter on 08-07-2007 at 05:25 PM
Doesn't really matter, or rather "It depends"You can try to strain if you'd like, it will
likely result in less crud in your fermenter. I don't really worry about it, that stuff will
typically drop to...