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Posted in thread: Longevity of kegged beer by style on 05-04-2016 at 09:31 PM
Keep them away from oxygen (zero oxygen contact after pitching the yeast, push out of primary
under co2 pressure into keg purged by pushing out sanitizer) and COLD as possible (without
freezing) and t...
Posted in thread: People say "Green Apple" as an off flavor when describing beer. What is that? on 05-02-2016 at 04:47 PM
Acetaldehyde created as a pre-cursor to ethanol tastes different than acetaldehyde created from
the oxidation of ethanol. Not all acetaldehyde will taste the same. Not all people will
perceive it the ...
Posted in thread: How would you keg a home brew to be used on a bar/restaurant system? on 05-02-2016 at 04:38 PM
You can also keg and carbonate your beer as normal, then use a jumper line to transfer the
carbonated beer into a sanke keg.
Posted in thread: Hot side aeration while sparging on 04-28-2016 at 05:10 PM
Here is a good read on beer oxidation from George Fix:
https://www.morebeer.com/articles/oxidation_in_beer"Studies have shown that the oxidation of
melanoidins and polyphenols is an important conseque...
Posted in thread: Hot side aeration while sparging on 04-28-2016 at 04:48 PM
In a homebrew setting, you would have to be very sloppy for HSA to matter. In fact, total lack
of HSA has been shown to cause haze and colloidal instability. You will never get rid of all
HSA, but as ...
Posted in thread: Hot side aeration while sparging on 04-28-2016 at 04:20 PM
I dont understand this thread really. I must be missing something.When I mash in I stir like
crazy for a few minutes, definitely mixing in tons of oxygen. I then drain the tun and pour in
my sparge wa...
Posted in thread: My beer wont carbonate on 04-24-2016 at 09:16 PM
Do you have enough head space?
Posted in thread: Diacetyl in first few AG batches on 04-17-2016 at 11:47 PM
Your FG is really low. Some bacteria will throw diacetyl as well, so you may be dealing with an
Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 04-11-2016 at 06:53 PM
How do you know that already? Insider information from judging?Yes. We were able to pick up our
score sheets after judging on Saturday.
Posted in thread: The 2016 NHC - Results/Speculation Thread on 04-11-2016 at 04:15 PM
I judged in Philly Saturday as well, and it looks like I got my Belgian Dubbel through to
finals. Made mini-BOS on 4 out of 5 (including a 41 Bock), but only got one through. Oh well,
better one than ...