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Posted in thread: can I store my pH electrode in StarSan? on 09-18-2015 at 11:41 PM
Is there a down and dirty recipe to simply make a saturated KCl storage solution? Would simply
mixing KCl into RO water to saturation provide the pH meter with the needed ions so as to not
damage the ...
Posted in thread: What grows in Michigan? on 09-15-2015 at 07:00 PM
Hull (where Magnum comes from)
Posted in thread: How do I properly use a knife sharpener? on 09-14-2015 at 07:29 PM
For $10-12 you can get a combo stone (100/300 grit) mentioned on page 1 and a piece of fine
grained natural slate tile (~$1, +800 grit) and get a very good edge on your blades. Even if
you factor in 2...
Posted in thread: Slightly moldy raspberries - please advise on 06-04-2015 at 04:13 AM
As others have pointed out, you've already answered your own question: I don't want to ruin the
entire batch of beer just because I was too cheap to spend another 6 bucks on
Posted in thread: Cherry cycer questions on 04-22-2015 at 11:26 PM
Fill a PET pop bottle so you can check carbonation regularly. 3-4 days might be too long. I've
only pasteurized once so my setup probably isn't optimized. I used a cooler to keep everything
hot and it...
Posted in thread: Partial Mash/Pot Size on 03-19-2015 at 05:08 PM
Small batch brewing is possible with any sized vessel. As to the minimum size worth it, that's
a question only you can answer. Some people enjoy making 1 gallon batches others won't get out
of bed for...
Posted in thread: Swing tops, plastic gaskit, no carbonation? on 02-22-2015 at 08:19 PM
Many have had that experience. Swing-tops a bit finicky. Some common suggestions are:- Don't
store them clamped shut- Wipe the bottle mouth and gasket prior to sanitizing to remove
anything tha would ...
Posted in thread: Oxidation Question on 02-22-2015 at 01:02 AM
I would treat it like you would a bottle of wine. It should be fine for a couple days but it
will probably taste better when you first open it. Since it's onle 1/2 gallon it shouldn't be
too hard for ...
Posted in thread: Sourcing honey... on 02-22-2015 at 12:40 AM
My LHBS also stocks a few varieties of honey (though at IMO reasonable prices), as does our
local farmers/health food market.If you are willing to post it, a state/Metro area might help
get you some l...
Posted in thread: First bottle bomb on 02-19-2015 at 05:39 PM
Assuming you just overprimed the beer is fine. You'll probably get gushers out of the bottles
that haven't blown yet so open them in a place where the mess will be contained. Throw them in
the fridge ...