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Posted in thread: Stainless Steel Bottles? on 05-23-2013 at 02:32 PM
My metal water bottle lends a metallic taste to the water. Just saying.yeah, obviously beer has
no place being in stainless steel. :smack:
Posted in thread: Ageing in a recyle #1 water bottle? on 05-22-2013 at 12:05 PM
I have a flanders red aging in exactly the same bottle. it's been in there 5 months now and
hasn't shown any oxidation or other issues that commonly get cited by the "glass only" folks on
here. I plan...
Posted in thread: Fermenation bucket hop smell on 05-22-2013 at 11:50 AM
the problem with fermenting in plastic is that it gets discolored and starts to smell,
especially after a particularly hoppy or dark batch. an oxy soak usually gets most of it, but a
little bit of sme...
Posted in thread: Hop pucks? on 05-20-2013 at 06:26 PM
my understanding is they were mainly used to dry hop casks. the plug was shaped to fit through
the bung hole, letting the brewer shove one in at the appropriate time before sending it out to
a bar. si...
Posted in thread: Bottling Bucket Transferring Very Slowly on 05-10-2013 at 06:49 PM
probably got a bit of hop gunk or trub caught in your bottling wand. most of them disassemble
for cleaning - pull it apart and see if you can flush anything out of it. another possibility
is that some...
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast, watery mouthfeel on 05-10-2013 at 06:42 PM
a little bit of wheat in an IPA is always a nice boost to mouthfeel and head retention
(something like 10%). a higher mash temp might be a good plan, too. have you checked your
thermometer recently? (...
Posted in thread: Pop tops or flip tops? on 05-03-2013 at 03:55 PM
I have both and really like the swing tops. haven't had any issues with carbonation yet. when
they start looking worn or I get a bad bottle, I'll replace the gaskets. I find them easier on
Posted in thread: Planning my summer pipeline on 05-03-2013 at 03:06 AM
surprised I haven't seen Berlinner Weiss yet, brewing one next week. planning to fruit half,
Posted in thread: You know you're a hophead when... on 05-03-2013 at 01:41 AM
I'm currently dry hopping a pot of coffee with a 1/4 oz of Willamette.I was just considering
doing this the other day. glad I'm not crazy.
Posted in thread: Any use for my lacto seed grains? on 05-02-2013 at 03:53 PM
nice link, thanks. I don't have a pH meter either, but I use those little pH test strips to see
if I'm in the right ballpark. we have basic water here, so I'm always using acid malt unless
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