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Posted in thread: Review of NorCal 29 Inch Wine Thief on 05-16-2016 at 03:37 AM
I had NO idea this existed! 29" is a HUGE though. My first thought would be where to store it.
lol Great review. Thanks for the info.I did have to find a new storage location for it!
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Bavarian Hefeweizen on 05-15-2016 at 04:25 AM
Personally I let this recipe sit 3 weeks in primary before packaging. Every time I've tried
sooner I've regretted it due to locking in sulfur (rotten eggs) aroma. Once packaged with that
it seems impo...
Posted in thread: I've been aging a barleywine on oak cubes for six months on 05-15-2016 at 04:14 AM
I've recently done a fair amount of research on oak (ie, not first hand experience), and what
I've read is that the oak flavor will keep getting stronger the longer it's left in there. The
rule of thu...
Posted in thread: Review of NorCal 29 Inch Wine Thief on 05-14-2016 at 03:17 AM
:off: I think this would be a major concern! :smack:Ah yes...better fix that one!
Posted in thread: Review of NorCal 29 Inch Wine Thief on 05-14-2016 at 03:04 AM
For years, I have wrestled with using my typical 12" wine thief to take samples out of my
primaries through a gangly process of tipping the glass carboy up on its edge and grabbing
multiple tiny sampl...
Posted in thread: 5# PBW $32.50 shipped form Nor Cal Brewing Solutions on 05-03-2016 at 12:19 PM
How about a special on 29 inch wine thiefs? :)
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher dead! Need replacement. on 05-02-2016 at 07:21 PM
LHBS has two BCs...I assume they have been around for quite a few years. When I first started
visiting this shop a couple years ago, I encountered occasional problems with the rollers not
pulling the ...
Posted in thread: Twin Yeast Starters Quite Different on 04-20-2016 at 10:39 PM
I found an early photo of the starters before the one on the left began to darken. The
difference from the start to the end is very stark.
Posted in thread: Twin Yeast Starters Quite Different on 04-20-2016 at 12:22 AM
Both starters were used with the same brand of extra light DME, both boiled in the same pot,
each for 15 minutes, etc. No heat on the stir plate. They were the same color at the start when
placed on t...
Posted in thread: Aging of Barleywine on 04-19-2016 at 08:34 AM
Still have some of this English barleywine as I have moved that particular keg in and out of
the kegerator over the past year or so. Wish I would have entered it in the Vail Big Beer &