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Posted in thread: Oxyclean residue on 03-15-2010 at 11:38 PM
The first time I used Oxyclean I had the same problem. I used well water that was only about 50
degrees and used way too much Oxyclean. I used a weak vinegar solution in hot water and it came
Posted in thread: is letting people drink out of the bottle @ a party a bad idea? on 03-13-2010 at 11:43 PM
You will also want to make sure that the glasses or cups are big enough so that they can be
poured in one try, so that you don't have to tip the bottle upright, then pour again. When you
do that it wi...
Posted in thread: Uestion about using auto syphon on 03-06-2010 at 01:37 AM
I usually bring my bucket or carboy out the night before transfering and tilt it by putting a
book under one side. It lets every thing settle and I don't have to disturb it to get all the
beer out of ...
Posted in thread: Someone Please Set Me Straight about Conditioning. on 03-05-2010 at 01:08 AM
On the rare occasion that a beer sits in my kegs more than a month or two, I do notice that
they have continued the conditioning, but at a much slower pace. I usually leave my brews in
primary for 3 t...
Posted in thread: Glass or plastic fermenter on 03-03-2010 at 09:45 PM
For what it's worth, I use the bucket fermenters mainly because they are so easy to carry and I
have never had a problem with them. as far as the odor. They smell like beer. I soak them in
Posted in thread: Tips on sanitizing one or two pieces of equipment on 03-02-2010 at 09:38 PM
When I wondered about weather or not my starsan mixture was good or not, I called the number on
the bottle and asked how long it would it would be good. The reply I got was it depends on the
Posted in thread: Tips on sanitizing one or two pieces of equipment on 03-02-2010 at 01:58 AM
I usually mix 2 1/2 gallons of starsan at a time. I buy distilled water in one gallon jugs and
mix it into a fermenting bucket. By using the distilled water it will last for a long time. I
have some P...
Posted in thread: Hop additions: To bag, or not to bag? on 03-02-2010 at 01:17 AM
When you tasted the wort you have to remember that none of the sugars have been converted into
alcohol yet, so it is a lot sweeter than it will be when your beer is finished
Posted in thread: First brew....off flavors on 02-18-2010 at 08:54 PM
If you kegged it after two weeks in primary and went to the keg in the cold temperatures it
didn't have enough time to condition. Conditioning should be done at about 70 degrees. If you
take it out of...
Posted in thread: Oxycleaned my bottling bucket and rinsed, buuuuuut... on 02-18-2010 at 08:39 PM
From my experience using hot water when mixing oxyclean, it dissolves easily and rinses easily
my only problems were when I used the cold well water which was probably hard water, I haven't