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  • Posted in thread: Coleman vs Igloo picnic coolers for MLT on 07-25-2014 at 03:15 PM
    Huh. Interesting comment from Igloo. Both homebrew stores I go to locally sell the yellow and
    red igloo coolers pre-fabricated MLT. I've never experienced because I built my own from a Home
    Depot cool...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing a lager "clone" with ale yeast on 07-23-2014 at 05:52 PM
    I would suggest Cali Common Yeast on darker maltier styles and Kolsch Yeast for lighter hoppier
    styles. Keep them in low 60's. Cali Common is in fact a true lager strain and has produced
    fantastic Sch...

  • Posted in thread: Wyeast 1272 American Ale II Yeast Question on 07-23-2014 at 01:21 PM
    Seems bizarre to have krausen fall then come back. I don't think you have to worry about the
    blow off tube falling out of the sanitizer, microscopic critters don't crawl up and over,
    typically and you...

  • Posted in thread: Estery again??? on 07-23-2014 at 01:13 PM
    I'm pretty sure the beer is older than 2 weeks- it's been two and a half years since the OP
    posted. :cross:Good info in your post, though- it should be very helpful for people tracking
    down estery off...

  • Posted in thread: What the hell did I do to deserve this head? on 07-23-2014 at 01:04 PM
    Thanks Yooper. I've been out of the bottling game too long.

  • Posted in thread: What the hell did I do to deserve this head? on 07-22-2014 at 08:38 PM
    I think, either you guys are totally missing whats going on here, or I must be missing
    something. OP doesn't have an infection! He said his beer tastes fine! The OP is using way too
    much priming sugar...

  • Posted in thread: Estery again??? on 07-22-2014 at 08:16 PM
    Esters are not something that should develop after primary fermentation has taken place. Esters
    are formed during yeast reproduction and active yeast metabolism. That being said most esters
    are formed...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody with a stir plate and an O2 meter able to tell me... on 07-22-2014 at 07:02 PM
    One of the advantages to using a stir plate is that you do not have to oxygenate the starter
    wort because the constant stirring will introduce all the oxygen you need, assuming you don't
    have an airlo...

  • Posted in thread: Not sure about oxyclean on 07-17-2014 at 03:37 PM
    Neat. I'll have to price that out. The frequently bought together, it can be very helpful or
    very dangerous...Sent from my iPhone using Home BrewIt is extremely cheap even if you use name
    brand oxicle...

  • Posted in thread: Not sure about oxyclean on 07-15-2014 at 09:14 PM
    You need to combine OxiClean w. TSP90 ( think the ratio is 3 parts Oxiclean 1 part TSP90. I
    never had much success w/ dried crud and oxi by itself. As soon as I started mixing in TSP90 it
    was much mo...

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