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Posted in thread: Trubble. Please help. on 04-09-2013 at 03:55 AM
I found a slightly soapy flavor in beers that weren't really ready to drink. Still quite hazy
and under carbonated. Since I don't get much trub in the fermenter I couldn't say if that is
the cause for...
Posted in thread: Long water storage whith starsan on 03-13-2013 at 10:17 AM
If the water was boiled, or otherwise purified, it would be fine for a period of time. The
Starsan would sanitize the container, but not the water. The container would be sanitary, but
once filled wit...
Posted in thread: What do you rock while you brew? on 03-05-2013 at 10:50 AM
Ah, youth. A shame it's squandered on the young ! I remember being able to multi-task, or I
think I can remember remembering. If I listened to music while brewing, I'm afraid I'd either
fall asleep or...
Posted in thread: Best way to clean carboy on 02-17-2013 at 09:17 PM
Oxyclean works well too. I rinse out first then use a scoop of oxyclean with a quart or so of
hot tap water. Put hand over opening and shake a few times to dissolve the oxyclean and help
break loose s...
Posted in thread: Beer-sickle accident on 02-17-2013 at 01:34 PM
Once you solve the temperature control problem, I'd thaw it out and repitch an active starter.
Should be just fine.Bob
Posted in thread: fermentation? on 02-17-2013 at 01:26 PM
I might add a couple of reasons for secondary (bright tank). 1. If you use a less flocculant
yeast, racking to secondary will really help your beer drop clear. I use US-05 a lot and beer
will still be...
Posted in thread: When to Use Blow Off Tube? on 01-09-2013 at 12:05 PM
Yeah, this is what I really can't figure out? And if you attach a tub to the airlock, won't the
whole apparatus still be limited by the smallest diameter? If it clogs at the connection
Posted in thread: New years day brewing. on 01-02-2013 at 05:48 AM
Brewed a full bodied West Coast IPA today. I like IPAs and when it gets cold, a full bodied
brew has more of a warming effect. Also, after the busy holidays, my supply line was lagging.
Have a Happy a...
Posted in thread: Issues with bottle conditioning on 01-02-2013 at 05:38 AM
First, you must be sure that fermentation is complete. After that, another week or two for the
yeasts to absorb their by-prodcts never hurts. Next, you need to be sure of the volume and
Posted in thread: Safale S-05 high attenuation on 12-23-2012 at 08:53 AM
I have used US-05 in beers with OG of 1.07+ without a problem. Also, Yeast would be the last
player I would blame for issues concerning head. As I stated before, yeast is only part of the
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