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Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-10-2014 at 08:23 PM
I encountered a group of women discussing babies. “Ann’s baby is so cute” “Sally’s baby is so
cute”. I interjected “Oh c’mon, aren’t all babies cute?”. The subject instantly changed. “Oh
Posted in thread: "Gusher" Suggestions on 04-10-2014 at 05:32 PM
What's the current specific gravity?
Posted in thread: Liquid Cystal Thermometer on 04-10-2014 at 05:19 PM
I just pulled 110 mL of 17 C beer into a sample tube with hydrometer. It stabilized at 20 C. My
apartment is at 24 C, so the beer would be warmed by my turkey baster, the sample tube and
mostly the hy...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-09-2014 at 07:28 PM
Do you know for a fact that no errors were made in the Bluebonnet competition? I never said
that, I said we didn’t have any of the egregious errors described on this thread. I was talking
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-09-2014 at 01:12 PM
I was talking about cosmo’s entries, where apparently they screwed up 6/6 in ways I don’t
understand. Same thing with the op, except he wouldn’t have known they screwed up if he had
actually sent his ...
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-08-2014 at 07:47 PM
Wow. That is wrong on so many levels. It sounds like those guys can’t do anything right. The
way it’s supposed to work is your bottles are given unique numbers which are correlated to your
Posted in thread: Judging the beer that wasn't there. on 04-07-2014 at 06:58 PM
You should return the sheets to the competition so they can fix it. Somebody didn’t get their
sheets. Mistakes happen, but they’re pretty rare. In your case, it was probably somebody with
the same nam...
Posted in thread: The Impact of Different Glass Cleansers on Beer Foam on 04-05-2014 at 12:15 AM
Thanks for posting, brulosopher. It’s nice to see actual facts displacing internet wisdom.I
notice the StarSan was not rinsed, and the others were. That makes it hard to guess the
mechanism. I’m curio...
Posted in thread: Sticker temp strips on 03-31-2014 at 09:40 PM
People on other threads have said they are within one degree F of a thermowell measured
temperature. Active fermentation stirs up the beer really well, but in the lag phase and after
Posted in thread: Mash Ph, alkalinity and RA are driving me nuts on 03-30-2014 at 08:04 PM
Lose the baking soda, it will work against the acid. Also Epsom salts taste horrible.Residual
alkalinity is not a useful concept. If you get your mash pH right, that’s the important thing.