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Posted in thread: Kegerator: Sylvania SE80106-2 on 06-17-2009 at 02:21 AM
Thanks for the replies.Is 1/8" too thick? That's about 3.15mm, and I thought the 4mm corflute
was way too thick. How thick is the dry-erase stuff? I was thinking something 1-2mm thick would
be good bu...
Posted in thread: Kegerator: Sylvania SE80106-2 on 06-17-2009 at 12:54 AM
I'm digging up an old thread.I"m wondering what alternatives I have to replace the door lining
of the Sylvania SE80106-2 bar fridge I picked up second hand a couple of days ago. I have
already read br...
Posted in thread: Quick yeast question on 04-29-2009 at 10:58 PM
Both will throw off solventy flavors if you range too high. Resolving that issue was the single
most critical point in my brewing development.A little OT/mini rant. Correct fermentation
Posted in thread: What's Up With Wit Wort? on 04-29-2009 at 10:40 PM
I don't understand why you would add flour for cloudiness at any stage of the process,
cloudiness in a wit comes from the yeast. Unfortunately you used the wrong yeast. I say forget
adding flour and j...
Posted in thread: Quick yeast question on 04-29-2009 at 10:04 PM
US-05 is a very 'clean' fermenting yeast, ie you don't get a lot of esters, even when
fermenting at a temp as high as 25*C (77F). I expect by using the S-04 you'll get more esters
including banana and...
Posted in thread: Can you "deactivate" Iodophor? on 04-28-2009 at 12:08 AM
After cleaning my equipment on Saturday I wasn't too fussy about draining the aseptox solution
from stuff before I sanitised with Iodophor. I noticed while sanitising my gear that the
Posted in thread: Never dump your beer!!! Patience IS a virtue!!! Time heals all things, even beer! on 09-06-2008 at 03:53 AM
Sure, ageing your bad beer for 6 or 12 months will probably improve it but if I brew an English
or American Ale then I expect to be drinking it and enjoying it after 3 weeks, from grain to
glass. I on...
Posted in thread: Beer is stil flat... Why do you think? on 02-17-2008 at 04:38 PM
I agree with not sqeezing the air out. Instead of the CO2 having nowhere to go and being forced
to dissolve into the beer it is just returning the bottle to it's original shape. I wouldn't
Posted in thread: "Stuck" in AG He11 on 02-17-2008 at 04:31 PM
It happens to me every now and then and I've got 24" of braid in my cooler. I just blow into
the hose on the end of my ball valve for a couple of seconds and all is good. I'm not worried
Posted in thread: Thoughts on newbie going straight to AG on 01-04-2008 at 07:28 PM
Go all grain. I brewed extract for years and the difference in quality with AG makes me wish I
went AG years ago. Repeating some of what was mentioned above:-Write out the process step by