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Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 05-25-2016 at 04:24 PM
I wondered about the pectin too. I added pectic enzyme to try and counter, but was guessing
with quantities so probably not enough.What do you reckon to the central surface pellicle?
Normal enough for...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 05-25-2016 at 11:21 AM
No Belgian sugars used.The jam was added to end of boil.Anyone else seen this sort of
thing?What about the top film pelicle? Looks pretty normal eh?
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 05-24-2016 at 10:10 PM
Here's a rather funky one for you all!!Anyone seen something similar before?I've currently got
this yellowish, crystalline surface on a batch. It is not intentional, but the beer was a trial
Posted in thread: Japan Hops Trading - 日本でホプスやりとり on 10-14-2015 at 09:42 PM
Hey Brendan,I'll be over in Tochigi province for work from next weekend.A couple of questions
if you can help:1. How / where can I buy Japanese hops (dried leaf or pellet) to bring back for
Posted in thread: Boil Circulation - Position of Elements on 11-21-2013 at 10:56 PM
Any thoughts on the best positions for two electric heating elements in the attached HLT?
diameter is 770mm and I'm planning on fitting 1 x 406mm length (16") and 1 x 356mm length
(14").It's the slop...
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-09-2012 at 07:22 AM
Daksin, you are right. When I originally posted I had caught it early, but last night I went to
keg and here is how the infection had developed in bucket 1:71297Whilst bucket 2 was more
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-08-2012 at 08:03 AM
Thanks for your input everyone. I've started looking through that thread and it helps to see
such variety.I'll taste mine tonight and, if it is ok, I'll bottle and keg it. If it tastes
like it smells ...
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-06-2012 at 12:05 PM
What do you guys reckon?70893I have a few batches of IPA's fermenting. They are all clearly
infected to varying extents, but have you guys got experience with this type?70894It seems to
be just top su...
Posted in thread: Cracked Bottles on 01-28-2012 at 10:14 PM
Interesting stuff. I have been studying glass fractures for 8 years for my job (geeky I know)
and will try and help.Static Fatigue us a real phenomenon in glass breakage: it is where glass
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 12-06-2011 at 11:24 AM
My first keg was a great success.Primed for 3.8 volumes CO2, the Weissbier came out exactly as
hoped. First pint was half foam, subsequent pints perfect.When about 60% full I injected an
8grm bulb to ...