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Posted in thread: North Cali on 09-01-2015 at 06:15 PM
Rare Barrel in Berkeley
Posted in thread: Moar questions about propane plumbing... on 09-01-2015 at 03:10 PM
Wow, it looks like the last time he posted here was nearly 2 years ago. Check these out:
Posted in thread: Foam in line- overcarbed? on 09-01-2015 at 02:19 PM
It sounds like your system is not balanced, and you are overcarbing your beer. Start
carbonating at 12-15 psi, then adjust your line length to match.
Posted in thread: Scoby Sour Kettle? on 09-01-2015 at 01:18 PM
A large proportion of the "mother" culture used for Kombucha is Acetobacter, which is not very
beer friendly. A Berliner Weisse gets its light sour character from lactic acid. Acetobacter
Posted in thread: Effect of temperature on pH measurement on 08-31-2015 at 08:46 PM
The pH reading on strips is generally less affected by temperature compared to a handheld
meter. I think Kaiser did some experiments to show this.
Posted in thread: Moar questions about propane plumbing... on 08-31-2015 at 08:40 PM
1.) Yes. It also depends on how your stand is organized. If I were redoing mine, I would move
my needle valves closer to the burners. They get adjusted often, so make sure they are easily
Posted in thread: Questions about cultured yeast from lambic on 08-31-2015 at 08:36 PM
Most of the molds that can grow in/on beer have a pretty distinctive moldy smell. Give that
thing a whiff. Anything green and fuzzy is mold, and should be tossed.
Posted in thread: Heating Equipment for sours??? on 08-31-2015 at 08:28 PM
A brew belt works well. A heating blanket attached to a temperature controller. A light bulb
inside a paint can, inside your fermentation chamber, attached to a temp controller. My bedroom
during the ...
Posted in thread: What are the chances of infection? on 08-31-2015 at 04:14 PM
Do you not have an issue with the plastic absorbing the chlorine after such a lengthy storage
time? All the spoilage or souring bugs are susceptible to a >1% bleach solution. That solution
must be abl...
Posted in thread: Northern Colorado-CMC group buy round 2 on 08-31-2015 at 03:48 PM
I talked with CMC over the weekend. They now use Boulder Fermentation Supply to distribute to
homebrewers. CMC said BFS would honor the discount we have been receiving from CMC. I am
waiting for a pri...