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Posted in thread: What are the three layers in yeast slurry? Pic on 02-07-2015 at 09:01 PM
the pic was taken the day after racking. My slurries always look like this.
Posted in thread: What are the three layers in yeast slurry? Pic on 02-07-2015 at 08:45 PM
I know that the middle layer is beer but which layer is yeast and what is the third layer?
Posted in thread: How to order a beer at a National chain restaurant on 02-03-2015 at 12:07 AM
While the hostess seats the family, I excuse myself to the bar to peruse the taps. Nine times
out of ten, the wait staff has no idea what is on tap. Their manager made them write it down,
but they hav...
Posted in thread: Strange plastic taste that creeps into my beer on 02-02-2015 at 02:35 PM
Also make sure you disassemble your bottling bucket spigot and bottling wand valve and clean
them. Nasty things can hide there and cause infections after bottling. It happened to me.
Posted in thread: Confession Time on 02-02-2015 at 01:49 AM
I've brewed over 200 batches now and I have almost never checked my final gravity. I don't care
what it is. I bottle all my ales at ~14 days. It always works just fine. Anybody want my
Posted in thread: Stumped by gushers on 01-29-2015 at 01:03 AM
You got a bug. I know cause I got a similar bug, it was awful. I took steps and killed my bug.
I hope you kill yours.
Posted in thread: assistance identifying off flavor on 01-28-2015 at 01:17 AM
I agree that it is Brett or house bug (worse). My own house bug tasted like what you are
describing. Luckily I was able to kill it off. I hope you can cure your problem.
Posted in thread: Fermentation on 01-16-2015 at 03:04 AM
I've brewed over 200 batches now in 5 years and I've bottled 90% of them at 14 days with no
problems. All ales. I never take an FG reading because I just know that they are ready to
bottle in 14 days....
Posted in thread: Has my American Barleywine become a DIPA? on 01-15-2015 at 02:27 AM
[QUOTE=ktblunden;6628184]From 19C. American Barleywine:"Differs from an Imperial IPA in that
the hops are not extreme, the malt is more forward, and the body is richer and more
characterful. "If that'...
Posted in thread: How many times do you reuse your bottles? on 01-15-2015 at 02:18 AM
I've refilled many bottles dozens of times over 5 years. I've never had one fail. I think they
will last forever. FWIW most are Sierra Nevada 12oz.