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Posted in thread: Used corny keg, grey rough patches inside on 07-11-2014 at 07:30 PM
I've been cleaning up and overhauling a (new to me) used ball lock corny keg. It's my first,
but I am familiar with stainless steel- how to clean it, etc. It has only been used for soda.My
Posted in thread: Boiling instead of sulfates? on 07-10-2014 at 04:31 AM
The boiling point of ethanol is roughly 173 F. Water boils at 212 F.The reason why people
pasteurize is because it maintains the alcohol and kills the yeast. Higher than 173 and you
neuter your cider.
Posted in thread: Incomplete Water Report on 07-10-2014 at 04:19 AM
Who would have thought that the softener would be diagnosed as a consequence of brewing...I
assume something is wrong with the softener, I will check tomorrow.
Posted in thread: Keg cleaning question on 07-08-2014 at 10:39 PM
Reviving:In a completely rookie move... I first tightened the posts with a mallet and wrench
instead of untightening them with a mallet and wrench... then I realized I'm an idiot and
Posted in thread: Incomplete Water Report on 07-08-2014 at 08:41 PM
Since J187's last post I've done some research, looking into this matter.I will refrain from
using my softened water and will, instead, look to using primer water (aka the "sticky" water).
I think I w...
Posted in thread: Incomplete Water Report on 07-08-2014 at 08:23 PM
thanks for the reply, this is what I was looking for.To answer some questions, I am not
precisely sure how my water softener works except for the fact that it uses water softener
salt... which could m...
Posted in thread: Brett Infection on my ESB... Does this mean? on 07-08-2014 at 02:46 PM
Im curious how you know thats a Brett infection?Also... this ^^^
Posted in thread: Brett Infection on my ESB... Does this mean? on 07-08-2014 at 02:43 PM
...I hear bottling it might cause bombs too... ...This was brewed on May 31st so perfect for
bottling right now...I am no souring expert, but from even my limited understanding sufficient
time is all ...
Posted in thread: Brett Infection on my ESB... Does this mean? on 07-08-2014 at 02:37 PM
I'm curious too how it happened, researching it I can't find anything. I sanitize the crap out
of everything, I didn't add anything into it, and I haven't opened it in a loooong time, even
then I peak...
Posted in thread: Brett Infection on my ESB... Does this mean? on 07-08-2014 at 02:30 PM
I know that there is a general conception out there that equipment that has come into contact
with infected beer is contaminated, but I am not so sure. I think proper cleaning should be
sufficient. I ...