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Posted in thread: First infection on 02-06-2013 at 02:49 AM
Ahhh the keg, stainless steel, can be refrigerated and is anarobic. Perfect conditions for
stabilizing beer. If it tastes good, drink it up. I agree with harrymanback (what a name!), but
don't freak a...
Posted in thread: First infection on 01-31-2013 at 12:27 AM
Take a draw off the keg. The sourness of lacto should be readily evident.
Posted in thread: New homebrew laws in Wisconsin on 03-29-2012 at 10:59 PM
I believe the bill will be signed April 1st. And I hear you about your law, I have been
homebrewing for nearly 20 years (lol, I started at 9, yeah right), and I nearly fell over when
our State Departm...
Posted in thread: Books on 02-26-2012 at 10:49 PM
+1 to How to Brew; Brewing Classic Styles; and Designing Great Beers. Those and a subscription
to Brew Your own or Zymurgy will take you as far as you want to go. Then, figure out how to
Posted in thread: New homebrew laws in Wisconsin on 02-15-2012 at 02:24 PM
So here we are with the facts. The bill passed the Senate 32-1, which is good. Unfortunately,
there are only a very few floor sessions scheduled for the Assembly. Few as in three or so
sessions left. ...
Posted in thread: New homebrew laws in Wisconsin on 02-14-2012 at 05:16 AM
I think the reason for the form is so that they can keep track of who brought what in the case
anyone gets sick from a bad brew. It probably won't happen, but they're covering their butts. I
Posted in thread: Not a n00b, but need some help! on 12-01-2011 at 11:47 PM
I am not very experienced with dry yeasts, but 60F sounds a bit cool. Safale lists its range at
the bottom end of 59. Seeing that fermentation is a function of initial levels of O2 (check),
Posted in thread: Can't Put my Finger on the Problem on 10-24-2011 at 07:28 PM
You may be on to something. If you use a yeast for a batch that has something wrong with it,
i.e. it's tired or infected, when you wash and repitch, you are literally selecting yeast for
those bad fla...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-23-2011 at 01:23 PM
Posted in thread: Adding coffee grounds to carboy for cold conditioning on 03-23-2011 at 05:28 PM
Thanks. I love african coffees, but don't know how they would blend with the Northern brown (
think the wine and berry flavors would be lost), I was thinking Costa Rican or Columbian.
Thanks for the t...