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Posted in thread: I am trying to decide between John Palmer's and Ray Daniels' book...can anyone help? on 12-05-2013 at 07:49 AM
Hi thereI have been brewing for 10 months now and I would like to buy a new book to read. So
far I have read “The Complete Joy of Homebrewing” which didnt become a reference
book (it is ju...
Posted in thread: Cris White's forced fermentation test - I need a little help with it on 12-04-2013 at 11:47 PM
Yeah, it's kind of a strange test because it only tells you if you have a sanitation issue with
your hot side equipment (not likely) or your transfer equipment. It doesn't tell you anything
about the ...
Posted in thread: Cris White's forced fermentation test - I need a little help with it on 12-03-2013 at 11:16 PM
This is not a Forced Fermentation Test. Forced Fermentation Test is when you pull a small
sample (like this) and grossly overpitch it. The point is to be able to determine what the FG
will be quickly....
Posted in thread: Does anyone know the exact composition of oxiclean? on 11-27-2013 at 11:55 AM
Oxyclean is pretty cheap as it is - does it really make sense to make your own? A lot of people
use Walmart's sun oxygen cleaner which is like a cheap version of Oxyclean free. You can just
make that ...
Posted in thread: Does anyone know the exact composition of oxiclean? on 11-27-2013 at 11:38 AM
I am trying to create my own home-made oxiclean, but I dont know how much sodium percarbonate
and sodium carbonate I should mix. The data sheet is confusing. It says:-sodium precarbonate:
Posted in thread: I am working on my own PBW and I still need a bit of help with it. on 11-27-2013 at 07:56 AM
The recipes I've seen call for TSP 90, a replacement for TSP. I use 1# Oxi (or
equivalent-seventh generation dish washing powder ATM) to .5# TSP 90. I see you're in Spain,
not sure what the available ...
Posted in thread: I am working on my own PBW and I still need a bit of help with it. on 11-26-2013 at 11:06 PM
I am planning to mix 70% sodium percarbonate and 30% TSP (trisodium phosphate
dodecahydrateNa3PO4·12H2O). I think this is more or less a formula for a homemade PBW.I am
wondering if some sodium carbon...
Posted in thread: how do I dilute a 0.75% iodine product to get a 12.5ppm no-rinse sanitizer? on 11-26-2013 at 10:08 PM
Actually no, you can't calculate PPM using mL volume or mass (weight). You need to:1. Find out
what specific iodine compound you're using2. Calculate the moles present in your iodine
solution or powde...
Posted in thread: What's the best way to clean taps before/after taking samples from the fermentor? on 11-26-2013 at 09:43 PM
I am wondering if it is really necessary to clean/sanitize taps after the primary fermentation
is through and I take samples out of the fermentor through it for gravity measurements?If yes,
what is th...
Posted in thread: How do you keep pipettes clean and sanitized? on 11-26-2013 at 09:09 PM
Buy new ones.. can only use ebay.....amazon is useless in Spain. Thanks anyway....I look for
them on ebay.