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Posted in thread: Scorched Barleywine: Toss or Age? (Vote!) on 03-13-2013 at 02:44 AM
Don't dump it. If I think I ruined a beer I bottle it in one gallon carboys to save myself the
effort of potentially bottling ruined beer. American and Hungarian oak cubes have mellowed out
Posted in thread: whats the worst brewing accident you have witnessed or been a part of? on 03-13-2013 at 02:33 AM
That's is the best tattoo I have ever seen!Healed completely. Was sort of hoping it would and
wouldn't at the same time.
Posted in thread: whats the worst brewing accident you have witnessed or been a part of? on 03-13-2013 at 02:15 AM
An overcarbonated batch of Kolsch taught me to point bottles away from my face while uncapping.
Two thirds of the ridged portion of bottle cap gouged itself into my cheek.
Posted in thread: Question about Iodophor Taste on 03-12-2013 at 07:34 PM
Idophor works well however I have been able to detect when it has been used to sanitize in
lighter brews. Switch to Star San it works just as well and leaves behind no noticeable
flavors.My LHBS stand...
Posted in thread: Question about Iodophor Taste on 03-12-2013 at 03:40 PM
I used the prescribed quantity. My concern is that soaking the plastic 3000 times longer than
recommended left a noticeable taste behind.
Posted in thread: Question about Iodophor Taste on 03-12-2013 at 03:06 PM
I sanitized my plastic fermenter bucket with 25ppm of Iodophor BTF Sanitizer and realized I
wasn't ready to brew that day. Instead of wasting the solution, I let it sit in the bucket for
two days, the...
Posted in thread: Stout not Roasty Enough on 12-02-2012 at 05:42 AM
Thanks for your input guys. I've decided to let it be for now. After refrigerating some of my
sample I found the roasted character to come through after the sensations of mouthfeel and
Posted in thread: Stout not Roasty Enough on 12-01-2012 at 03:48 PM
Hi. I'm bottling a stout tomorrow. I took a FG reading today and upon sampling I found that the
beer is not roasty enough. Its as if I made a sweet oatmeal porter. I'd like to give it a
little more bi...
Posted in thread: JAOM Syrupy on 09-30-2012 at 03:25 AM
What exactly makes the fruit drops anyway? Is it like gas inside that gets released?After
fermentation your density is much lower due to the sugar to alcohol conversion. The pores on
the orange rind p...
Posted in thread: Fermentation temperature clarification on 01-13-2012 at 06:44 PM
I've been using a stick-on liquid crystal thermometer, but I think I'm ready to begin probing
the core temperature of my fermenting wort in order to achieve greater control over
fermentation. Here's m...