Last Activity:08-23-2016 3:55 PM
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Posted in thread: Beer has slight Sulfur smell ? on 08-23-2016 at 03:51 PM
Definitely the Hefe yeast. First time I brewed a one, I thought my basement drain had backed up
going by the smell coming out of the basement.
Posted in thread: Beer Delivery by Drone? on 08-22-2016 at 07:11 PM
I only doubt the ability of a hexacopter to lift 12 lbs of bottled beer.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk Survey on 08-16-2016 at 08:24 PM
Homebrew or Craft, in my area neither seem to be waning. Although, as previously mentioned, it
could be that those ripples have not reached me in Central Illinois. 5 years ago we had two
brew pubs. On...
Posted in thread: Taking gravity readings on 08-15-2016 at 09:28 PM
You can always use a refractometer and a 12" pipette.Remember, though, that refractometer
readings are skewed on fermenting beer.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk Survey on 08-15-2016 at 09:22 PM
Not really anything about the survey itself, but the email said something about the hobby being
in a bit of a decline? Curious by what metric?In my area it seems like the opposite. LHS
reported in a r...
Posted in thread: Avoiding suckback when cold crashing? on 08-09-2016 at 05:47 PM
I'd add some CO2 pressure. If you develop a vacuum in the keg I wouldn't see it hurting it....
but I would expect the lid to leak.I've stopped using gelatin all together due to oxidation and
see no di...
Posted in thread: Avoiding suckback when cold crashing? on 08-09-2016 at 03:25 PM
I was wondering, what if, instead of dropping the temperature while the beer is still in the
fermenter, you transfer to a corny with gelatin, purge and pressurize then drop the
temperature.Since the k...
Posted in thread: Dumb Whirlpool Question on 07-29-2016 at 06:02 PM
You don't actually need to keep it moving constantly. Put in your hops, give it a stir and let
it sit, stirring occasionally.I'm not sure, but I think the OP is referring to doing a
whirlpool to conce...
Posted in thread: Does Homebrewing lead to cancer? on 07-28-2016 at 08:13 PM
The following is purely my opinion and not a claim of fact.........Ok, having said that it is
my belief that any such correlation would come more from the glyphosate that is used on the
fields where t...
Posted in thread: Longshot Competition on 07-28-2016 at 07:52 PM
Plus, the stuff that wins each year always seems so weird and gimmicky.Last year's winners were
Belgian Golden, a Berliner Weisse and a Flanders Red. 2014, a Robust Porter, a Rauchbier and a