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Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-09-2013 at 04:43 AM
just make sure you have that oxide layer. Palmer has a second in his book about seasoning the
pan in the oven at a low temp for a long time.Also, If your counter flow chiller is aluminum
and you use o...
Posted in thread: Wanting to start a nano brewery (3bbl minimum) on 12-08-2013 at 04:08 PM
Cool logo. Also, if you haven't already, start a spreadsheet of every start-up cost you can
think of (estimate high) and another sheet of all the monthly expenses. And another of
inventory cost and re...
Posted in thread: Wanting to start a nano brewery (3bbl minimum) on 12-08-2013 at 02:54 AM
There's a good "Brew Strong" series on going pro (They called it the progasm series) where you
will hear Jamil and John Palmer talk about what it takes. Several hours of good info. Go to the
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-08-2013 at 12:09 AM
I'm boiling water in my kettle now. Is there any way to know if the kettle has been conditioned
properly other than brewing another test batch? I think I will just do 2.5 gallon batches till
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-05-2013 at 03:21 AM
looks normal. do you use yeast starters or pitch dry? I started useing starters and will
probaly continue to do so, I had a sour batch once and the only thing I could come up with was
fermenting in my...
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-05-2013 at 02:37 AM
Update. It has been a full week and there is still a layer of bubbles on the top that is
decidedly NOT krauesen. I don't think it's an infection, though, either. I took a sample (SG
1.022!) and tasted...
Posted in thread: Bad tasting batches on 12-02-2013 at 06:13 PM
I actually don't think that's the case.Oxyclean is made mostly of sodium peroxycarbonate. When
it decomposes you get an oxygen affect like hydrogen peroxide. That's how it sanitizes.Once
that is gone ...
Posted in thread: Christmas Carols...with a twist on 11-27-2013 at 11:50 PM
O bottle bomb! O bottle bomb!Your scars are everlastingO bottle bomb! O bottle bomb!The glass
is violently blasting8 ounces dextrose, who'd have thunkI bottled while I was super drunkO
bottle bomb! O ...
Posted in thread: Christmas Carols...with a twist on 11-27-2013 at 11:48 PM
Mash Rest ye merry ZymurgistsConvert that starch in full!Remember not to splash hot wortOr is
that now just bull?You saved us all some Russian Stoutfrom last year's awesome batch!Oh mugs
full of comfo...
Posted in thread: Christmas Carols...with a twist on 11-27-2013 at 03:10 PM
Get ready folks.The season is upon us.:rockin: