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  • Posted in thread: beer line mystery! on 07-18-2014 at 04:55 PM
    You may be simply experiencing Carbonic Bite from your freshly carbed beer. It can have that
    "metallic" taste. It goes away after a week conditioning in the keezer. But... you should also
    get it from ...

  • Posted in thread: Question on original gravity on 07-18-2014 at 11:27 AM
    How did you sparge? How long did it take?

  • Posted in thread: Backup Co2 tank on 07-16-2014 at 11:08 PM
    I have a backup as well. Gas is never available when you really need it.

  • Posted in thread: Breaking down benzaldehyde. on 07-16-2014 at 01:26 PM
    I don't think I am getting o2 pickup as wort is not aerated at any point. Even my whirlpool
    barely disturbs the surface (the tangential inlet is only a few inches above the outlet). Even
    if it had, it...

  • Posted in thread: Quit hatin on dry yeast on 07-14-2014 at 05:21 PM
    Give me a pack of US-05 up against WLP 001 any day. I love the convenience.I have fermented
    side by side with US-05 and WLP001 a couple of times. Every time, the WLP001 finished faster,
    clears faster,...

  • Posted in thread: Ambient vs Actual Temp on 07-14-2014 at 05:11 PM
    Off topic, but you should also move your fermenter away from the window and out of the
    sunlight. Sunlight+Beer=SKUNK!

  • Posted in thread: FastRack - FastFerment Giveaway - Open to all! on 07-07-2014 at 04:37 PM
    I'm in.

  • Posted in thread: Beer going bad during the summer on 06-25-2014 at 07:39 PM
    Foot cheese usually comes from old stale hops. Always smell the hops before using them; if you
    smell foot throw them away.

  • Posted in thread: Beer going bad during the summer on 06-25-2014 at 04:40 PM
    How are you controlling your fermentation temperature?

  • Posted in thread: Ashtray Smell/Taste on 06-23-2014 at 10:51 AM
    Make sure he is not using his sanitizer as a cleaner. I once saw a guy using a single bucket of
    starsan to clean out old nasty bottles and sanitizer them.

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