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Posted in thread: Help! Astringency! on 08-02-2011 at 02:12 PM
That's what I was thinking. Toss out the 5.2 stabilizer, and use 100% RO water for one batch.
If that fixes the problem, then you know it's your water.I sent a water sample to Ward Labs for
$16 and go...
Posted in thread: Help! Astringency! on 08-02-2011 at 12:10 PM
I have been have an issue with astrigency/harsh bitter flavor in several of my beers and I
can't figure out what the issue is! They all have been English ales with some portion of dark
grain in them (...
Posted in thread: New House! Moving beer? on 06-26-2011 at 03:54 PM
So, my wife and I just purchased a new house and will be moving in 5 weeks. I was planning on
brewing my Christmas ale soon to give it a few months to age before taping. If I brew it and
just leave in...
Posted in thread: Gas dip tube on 03-21-2011 at 11:11 PM
Yeah; it seems there are two diameter sizes...I have plastic ones and metal ones. The metal
ones won't fit in the holes that the plastic ones fit into.Was the new one you bought metal?Yes
the new one ...
Posted in thread: Gas dip tube on 03-21-2011 at 11:04 PM
I was working on rebuilding a keg I got as a present. When I pulled the gas in tube out, it was
plastic and smelled very strong of pop syrup so I figured it was best to just replace it
instead of tryi...
Posted in thread: Off flavor from high carbonates? on 02-01-2011 at 04:25 PM
I have brewed several dark beers recently that have had a weird off flavor. My best guess from
everything I have read is that its a sulfur issue. I had the issue when using wlp005, but only
on beers a...
Posted in thread: HBT Mobile on 01-27-2011 at 01:03 AM
Dataz is right Frida. You can't post pics on the website either You need 25 posts. It's to
prevent bots and spammers from coming in and cluttering the forum.I have over 500 posts but
can't Attach phot...
Posted in thread: HBT Mobile on 01-26-2011 at 05:41 PM
Just downloaded, looks great!Anyway to search for just unanswered threads on the iPhone app? I
prob use this feature the most.
Posted in thread: Amarillo Hops on 01-06-2011 at 10:15 PM
Dryhopping helps to increase the hop aroma in your beer. I have dry hopped with amarillo in my
pale ale and they are a nice flavor/aroma hop. They have a strong citrus component, but unlike
Posted in thread: Weird flavor from WLP005 on 01-03-2011 at 01:02 AM
I've used this strain on several of my beers now and they all seem to come out with this weird
flavor in them. The best way I can describe it is a sourdough twang. It's not bad, just not a
flavor I wa...