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  • Posted in thread: Sterilize beer after fermintation? on 07-31-2008 at 06:09 PM
    Just add Lactose powderYes that was what I was planning but I read that Mackeson's adds sugar
    also because the lactose is not sweet enough. I havent brewed with lactose yet

  • Posted in thread: Sterilize beer after fermintation? on 07-31-2008 at 05:55 PM
    will campden tablets do a good job of sterilizing beer after fermentation. I want to make a
    sweet stout by adding sugar after fermentation, like Mackeson's Stout and I force carbonate
    anyway so will t...

  • Posted in thread: Malted Oats, Help on 06-10-2008 at 10:21 PM
    Will malted oats convert by themselves? I am trying to make a gluten free beer. I may be
    intolerant of gluten, just as I was starting to have fun brewing and moving to all grain. I can
    get Sorghum ext...

  • Posted in thread: Filtering on 04-28-2008 at 07:39 PM
    I guess I could also partial filter and keep some of the break for the yeasts sake. I was also
    thinking about building a wort aerator/filter combo that could also be used as a pre
    bottling/kegging fil...

  • Posted in thread: Filtering on 04-28-2008 at 07:14 PM
    I have rigged my HLT to also serve as a wort chiller using my march pump. While planning for
    future lager style beers it occurred to me that the HLT could be filled with ice water to get
    the temp down...

  • Posted in thread: Filtering on 04-28-2008 at 05:33 PM
    Since I now have a pump, after chilling the wort I could transfer from the boil pot to the
    fermenter through a sterilized 20 micron filter ( home water filter).

  • Posted in thread: Filtering on 04-28-2008 at 05:13 PM
    Is there any reason to filter the cooled wort before pitching to remove any trub or break?
    Would this be a bad idea?

  • Posted in thread: Hoses on 04-20-2008 at 01:42 AM
    What are you guys using for hoses in RIMS. I need to use some flexible hoses with some QDs. HD
    has some reinforced vinyl but wont it melt at 200*F. I really dont want to hard pipe it, need
    to be able ...

  • Posted in thread: Hop Oil on 03-28-2008 at 04:49 PM
    Has anyone used hop oil or the iso -apha acids instead or with hops?

  • Posted in thread: Heineken Mini Kegs- whats inside on 03-20-2008 at 06:02 PM
    Listermann's has the mini kegs band new for sale just bought 6, they said they had plenty

Mark Smith Bebo ergo sum Old Republic Brewery Republic of Texas Bottled Texas Wheat Ale - 24 bottles left Mini Kegged Texas Red Wheat Ale - yum 1/2 gal left Kegged Texas Sweet Brown Ale - almost gone Kegged Cooper's Mexican Cervesa - 3 gal left Needing to be Kegged Irish Red Ale - 5 gal Planned Koelsh, Southern English Brown Ale Formulating Gluten Free Oat Brown Ale