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Posted in thread: why do all my beers seem tangy in the after taste? on 07-17-2013 at 08:43 PM
Sorry if this is a repeated message just have a few seconds and wanted to make sure you got
this info. Leaving bleach in a glass container is a bad idea. Bleach can slowly dissolve glass.
Not sure if ...
Posted in thread: Wort Chiller? on 06-05-2013 at 09:15 PM
wort chillers are nice not required. i have brewed dozens of successful batches cooling the
kettle in the tub or sink. i even left one ill timed batch overnight before pitching. never had
Posted in thread: SMaSH experiment on 05-30-2013 at 05:22 PM
Splitting the 5 gallon mash also makes sure that conditions are as similar as possible for
comparison on hop character. No reason why you can't also just split your yeast starter into 5
so the only di...
Posted in thread: All grain with partial boil possible? on 05-30-2013 at 05:16 PM
When I started BIAB I was using an under sized pot and batch boiled my wort. There is a term
for this that is escaping me at the moment but definitely boil all the wort. I actually got
Posted in thread: Hazy beer on 05-30-2013 at 05:11 PM
At this point I think your best bet is to use some gelatin. I just recently tried this for the
first time on a brew that came out hazy as all get out and the gelatin cleared it right up. A
search on t...
Posted in thread: Spent grains. on 05-30-2013 at 05:05 PM
I have made bread a few times but felt like it was more effort that it was worth. All goes to
the garden now.
Posted in thread: A good summer brew on 05-30-2013 at 01:13 PM
I brewed a SMaSH that turned out to be a real winner. Just Canadian 2-row and Perle. Easy peasy
punch and pie.
Posted in thread: SS Mashtun temp drop on 04-30-2013 at 12:52 PM
I went for a slightly more ghetto version and just put an old winter coat around my pot while
mashing. Easy enough to get on and off by zipping and unzipping. Less than 1 degree change now
over the ho...
Posted in thread: Extremely Low OG. What happened? (AG) on 04-30-2013 at 12:48 PM
My vote without further info would be for a bad crush. On one of my recent grain brews I had
ordered my grains milled and they came to me un-milled. I spent a few hours on my knees with a
rolling pin ...
Posted in thread: Gelatin or... on 04-30-2013 at 12:35 PM
Awesome thanks for the quick response folks. I can't cold crash until after its kegged is that
going to cause me any grief. Seems some people are putting it right in the keg but I have read