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Posted in thread: Advice Needed: Bottle Bombs on 05-24-2013 at 03:49 AM
Can anyone explain what a gusher infection would TASTE like vs. simply an initially
under-fermented and now over-carbed beer??I can, unfortunately.It starts out tasting like beer.
It was probably real...
Posted in thread: Advice Needed: Bottle Bombs on 05-23-2013 at 03:33 AM
You're not being safe here. If the beer truly measured at 1.010 before bottling, your *best
case* scenario here is that you didn't mix the priming sugar well enough and so you have some
bottles that a...
Posted in thread: Used liquor barrels on 04-23-2013 at 03:09 PM
I don't need one this time, but I did want to throw a shout out to these barrels and this
vendor. I got a brandy 5g in the last go round and everything about it is great. Shipping was
quick, the barre...
Posted in thread: First A.G.! Saison on 04-13-2013 at 06:26 AM
any particular reason? I only ask because the mashing calculator I picked up from somewhere
else on here says to mash at 152. My lauter tun (5-gallon water container) doesn't have a lid!
Posted in thread: First A.G.! Saison on 04-13-2013 at 05:20 AM
For a Saison I'd mas at around 148.Agreed. And stretch the mash length past 60 minutes if it
Posted in thread: keg wont carb on 04-12-2013 at 01:53 AM
Is the keg cold?
Posted in thread: Correcting Warm Fermentation on 04-10-2013 at 05:56 AM
First hefe I ever made the same thing happened. It's heresy but ... a wedge of lemon in the
glass will cover up 80% of that banana flavor.
Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 04-10-2013 at 05:51 AM
Just a thought, has any one ever taken a quick read thermometer reading inside the screens
while the wort is boiling to make sure the liquid inside the screen was actually at boiling
temp?Yeah, I've d...
Posted in thread: Extract vs grain question on 03-14-2013 at 02:10 AM
To brew extract weizens, you really can skip the kits. Buy the biggest, cheapest-per-ounce bags
of wheat DME (actually a mix of wheat and barley) you can find and weigh out the amount you
need for eac...
Posted in thread: New way to control Pellet Hop gunk! on 03-11-2013 at 03:31 AM
Pretty sure it's the break material, not the hops. I've done better with it since I started
waiting until after the hot break to put it in, as another poster suggested. When I wash it off
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