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Posted in thread: I actually enjoy bottling on 03-12-2008 at 05:39 AM
ha! i gotta ask: what's the deal w/ the bar code on the bottle second from the left. nice work
Posted in thread: Age In Carboy or Bottle? on 03-11-2008 at 01:31 AM
You could do both & note the differences... then tell us ;)I'm planning a similar experiment. I
have a kolsch that's at the tail end of fermentation. When it finishes I'm going to rack half
to a carbo...
Posted in thread: 1st All-grain: Fly or Batch? on 03-06-2008 at 06:58 AM
Well, the extra equipment that I would need to fly sparge would be a sparge arm, and an HLT. I
don't have either. I don't know how you'd pour the water in and drain it out the way you
suggest without ...
Posted in thread: you can't fit 3 gallons in a 2 gallon mash tun on 03-05-2008 at 01:58 AM
... you know, you can't fit three gallons into a two gallon mash tun.So THATs why I always
spill a gallon on the floor :p :p :cross:
Posted in thread: How does your starter taste? on 03-04-2008 at 11:40 PM
On one of my kolsh WLP029 starters I poured off the liquid into a glass (pitching only the
yeast that settled out). I tasted the liquid & it was extremely syrupy & fairly sweet tasting.
Posted in thread: All my FG's are high on 03-02-2008 at 01:21 AM
You list a bunch of "expected" final gravities, but what is your OG? What is your measured
attenuation when your fermentation is stuck? What is the expected attenuation out of the yeast
Posted in thread: Dishwasher Sanitizing? on 03-01-2008 at 08:38 PM
Just a reminder: you can't sanitize a bottle that isn't clean. (ie. residue in the bottle
obstructs sanitation).I put all my clean bottles on the counter top. Then I take my starsan
spray bottle (on t...
Posted in thread: Effective BTU ratings for your burners on 03-01-2008 at 07:09 PM
Maybe on an electric stove where you have to leave it on high heat to maintain a boil, but on
my propane burner I turn the heat way down after reaching a boil, and maintain a good rolling
boil. So, de...
Posted in thread: Effective BTU ratings for your burners on 03-01-2008 at 09:04 AM
BumpAnyone want to volunteer to take some measurements this weekendnudge, nudge... :o
Posted in thread: Autolysis - Does anybody really know? on 02-29-2008 at 10:51 PM
Firstly, yeast strains are no more "designed" than are viruses or bacteria. Well you're prolly
right in the sense that there's not a bio engineer sitting @ an autocad screen rearranging
genes :pBut wh...