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Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 10-03-2012 at 10:09 PM
Hunterlab - I agree with the others, at least from the picture you posted it looks normal to
me. I had that happen with the first beer I ever brewed - it's just a bunch of tiny CO2
bubbles. A real pel...
Posted in thread: Show us your DIY stir plate! on 03-27-2012 at 03:11 AM
I got excited about this project and decided to build my own as well. Here's what I came up
with: case is something I had lying around, it looks like a cigar box but is actually a cake
box (for Sache...
Posted in thread: Yeast starter - Airlock or foil? on 03-27-2012 at 02:48 AM
So, I just used tin foil on a starter for the first time, and I can now say that I do NOT
recommend it. Prior to this, I had only ever used airlocks, and without an issue, but with my
new stirplate I ...
Posted in thread: My First Lager - When to Start Diacetyl Rest? on 03-15-2012 at 02:10 PM
Just a quick look at the HBT wiki on lagering yielded some interesting charts: are all graphs
of different lager fermentation schedules, and the effect that different temperature regimens
have on dia...
Posted in thread: Am I on the right track with my first "experiment" on 10-22-2011 at 11:59 PM
One trick I've found when brewing with fruit in the secondary is to use a large nylon fine-mesh
bag and place my auto-siphon tube inside it. I then secure the bag to the tube at the top using
Posted in thread: Can't Put my Finger on the Problem on 10-22-2011 at 11:40 PM
If you haven't changed anything in your brewing setup, and previous brews have turned out fine,
then oxygenation is unlikely to be the culprit here.From what you're describing, I'd be more