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Posted in thread: Consistent Off-Flavor in my Centennial Blonde on 12-19-2012 at 08:25 PM
If those don't work, try discarding the first 3-4oz of beer from each night that you pull a
draft beer. I have pharma grade tubing for my keg system and all SS parts and perlick faucets,
but the first...
Posted in thread: Sad day...no brewing until fall on 06-04-2012 at 04:47 PM
Funny, I feel the same way about winter.Depends on whether the middle of nowhere is North of
the 39th parallel or not...If you freeze anything you brew in the winter or can't get wort to
boil... its t...
Posted in thread: What hops to buy in bulk on 06-04-2012 at 04:42 PM
That's great advice. In fact, it's EXACTLY what I did yesterday (magnum at 60 minutes, amarillo
at 10 and 1).PRECISELY. I agree that using something that has great flavor or aroma that just
goes away ...
Posted in thread: Local water questions on 04-10-2012 at 05:45 PM
I have been buying Harris Teeter Drinking water. I add 5.2 to the mash water though. I dont
enjoy the taste of the water much, too clorinated. However, I asked the guy at Boylan Bridge
and he said tha...
Posted in thread: Homebrew at bachelor party (selling tickets) on 03-20-2012 at 04:20 PM
Cats out of the bag now isn't it? ;)Just say the tickets are for splitting the cost of the
Posted in thread: Wyeast 3068 low floccuation on 03-19-2012 at 08:26 PM
for 3068... i've used it a handful of times, and have never really gotten a completely clear
beer, even with a protein rest in the mash (hefeweizen with a lot of wheat). you "could" wait a
number of w...
Posted in thread: 5.2 on 03-07-2012 at 02:25 PM
For what its worth... I use the 5.2 as a phosphoric buffer in my sparge water to keep the pH
down to mash pH. Tannin extraction is tied to higher pH not only just temperatures over 170*F
(want proof? ...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Hop Options on 03-07-2012 at 02:11 PM
+1 to Cascade & Chinook, dont have any Citra experience but heard its good.if you use whole
hops of cascade (and i highly recommend it) do one of these things... Whole hops and a hop sack
are awesome ...
Posted in thread: Lagering a Munich Dunkel on 03-01-2012 at 06:00 PM
Isn't beer supposed to hold more CO2 per volume naturally at lower temperatures, and lose CO2
concentrations at higher temps.I Think about opening a new soda or beer bottle cold vs. warm
and the loude...
Posted in thread: beer tastes like star san on 02-23-2012 at 06:56 PM
So here's my 2c,You say your tasting a citrusy/acidic old wine flavor.So what can make a beer
taste/smell acidic:Infection - Specifically vinegary taste (from the OP's old wine taste
comment) - can de...