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Posted in thread: Better Bottle wont get clean....now what? on 09-12-2012 at 05:32 AM
A couple handfuls of ice, and a good pour of salt. *Shake* Then rinse. Repeat as needed.It
creates a relatively soft abrasive that shouldn't harm your bottle, but still works very well
in getting "jun...
Posted in thread: best beer bars in Austin on 03-20-2012 at 04:15 AM
Alot of them have been mentioned, but if you have a rental car or wheels check out The
Barbershop in Dripping Springs. They specialize in local texas brews and have washers and horse
shoes. Goes great...
Posted in thread: Reusing yeast - without washing on 03-14-2012 at 02:45 AM
From the wyeast page:Yeast Evaluation: Only harvest yeast from fermentations that have
exhibited normal fermentation characteristics. Always evaluate the yeast slurry as it is
harvested. The slurry sh...
Posted in thread: BIAB Question on 11-15-2011 at 04:49 AM
In the second method he sparges by pouring water from a kettle over the bag into a bucketThis
is my method.1.) 60 minute mash (typically 5 gallons)2.) heat sparge water (typically 2
gallons) to 1753.)...
Posted in thread: problems using a fridge/freezer as fermentation chamber? on 11-11-2011 at 04:24 PM
It takes ALOT of energy (large specific heat), and hence time, to change the temp of 5 gallons
of water.So that means your air temp could be cooled to 30, but your beer is only at 62. How do
Posted in thread: problems using a fridge/freezer as fermentation chamber? on 11-10-2011 at 09:44 PM
A more appropriate dead band would be 3-4 degrees F, leaving room for the temperature to swing
before your controller takes action to bring the temp down. In a converted freezer you want to
aim for at...
Posted in thread: Caramel Amber Ale on 11-08-2011 at 03:34 AM
I brewed this recipe ths past weekend using D-45 from Austin Homebrew. Cant wait for the first
Posted in thread: Sparge question BIAB on 08-25-2011 at 03:59 PM
I'm confused how a dunk sparge in 1 gallon of water touches all the grain, especailly with 10+
lbs of grain. No matter what vessel you use, the 1 gallon of water isn't going to be enough to
cover the ...
Posted in thread: BIAB Experiment on 05-02-2011 at 10:27 PM
How was your gravity?1 micron seems awful small.