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Posted in thread: Fruit Flies In Air Lock? on 10-24-2016 at 08:10 PM
My ferment fridge is in my garage, thus fruit flies are very common in my airlocks. Never had
one to my knowledge get past the starsan. I don't worry about it, and put my faith in starsan
doing what i...
Posted in thread: How long have you suffered through bad batch of homebrew? on 10-24-2016 at 07:00 PM
I am flabbergasted by those who refuse to dump beer. I couldnt even tell you how many I have
dumped! I drink most of mine by myself, and will let a beer sit around until I need the room,
then off to t...
Posted in thread: Filtering beer before priming to bottle on 10-04-2016 at 07:34 PM
Pretty sure gelatin only works with cold crashing. Could be wrong here, but when I have seen
gelatin used, it is in combination with chilling.Also, since you are in Minneapolis, it is
about to get rea...
Posted in thread: Can You Brew It Recipe for Big Sky Moose Drool on 09-06-2016 at 12:59 PM
My LHBS has Crisp Crystal 77. Anyone know if this is the same as what the original recipe calls
for? The only other thing they have similar is Caramel 80The Crisp C77 is what you want.
Posted in thread: Ball lock disconnect connection procedures? Best practices? on 08-31-2016 at 12:18 PM
You should strive to keep the beer level below the gas tube, even if you have back-flow
preventers (aka "check valves") on your gas lines (the shut-off valves on better regulator
assemblies and manifo...
Posted in thread: Ball lock disconnect connection procedures? Best practices? on 08-30-2016 at 01:19 PM
Pay attention to this picture: See the grooves in the flats? That is the GAS side, the other is
the LIQUID side. You can mix them up....and you will have a nightmare of a time getting the
Posted in thread: Questions on my first BIAB on 08-15-2016 at 03:11 PM
If you are a really up tight person, hell bent on hitting your numbers and doing any little
thing to make your process tight as hell, you will hate www.brulosophy.com. For the rest of us,
Posted in thread: Save or brew again? on 08-15-2016 at 02:48 PM
Orrrrrr, Enter both and see what the judges say about them. Would be an interesting experiment
to see which does better, the fresh or the aged.
Posted in thread: Dirty Water Brown Ale for competition...what category? on 08-15-2016 at 12:59 PM
Took 2nd place (18 entries). Overall score was 38. Here are some of the comments from the
judges (paraphrased), regarding how this recipe meshes up with the style. Note, i purposely
left out any comme...
Posted in thread: Dirty Water Brown Ale for competition...what category? on 08-11-2016 at 06:46 PM
In case anybody gives a damn, I entered it as an American Brown. Results should be available
Saturday.Also, if anybody searching this beer in the future and comes across this post, it
makes a great be...