Last Activity:12-06-2013 12:01 AM
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Posted in thread: tap water? on 12-06-2013 at 07:44 AM
Isn't Jaybird the big Redding LHBS guy? If he's not the guy you talked to, why not run it by
him? From everything I gather he's an excellent customer service guy and an experienced
homebrewer in Reddi...
Posted in thread: fermenting @ 23-34c on 12-06-2013 at 06:01 AM
Allan,This may be something that would interest you.https://www.cool-brewing.com/The other
thing is it's only the first few days that's crucial.If you could set the fermentor in water
and add ice pack...
Posted in thread: Question about Iodophor - What is PPM? on 12-06-2013 at 05:27 AM
Very true.Always keep an eye on the amount of active iodine in the solution. That's what
ultimately determines how much you need to add to reach the effective PPM in solution.1.50 USD
for a half liter...
Posted in thread: Question about Iodophor - What is PPM? on 12-06-2013 at 12:34 AM
PPM = Parts Per Million.12.5ppm is no rinse sanitizer, sterile in 30sec, used with 1%
solution25ppm is to be used with 0.7% solution, if memory serves *not sure, I don't use this
value*Easiest way I f...
Posted in thread: UNBREAKABLE plastic hydrometers coming soon? on 12-06-2013 at 12:25 AM
Plastic hydrometers would be cool, though it seems they would be prone to warping and losing
accuracy.Their "floating lid" looks like it's just half a bucket that goes into the fermenting
bucket and s...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Bootlegger Busted! on 12-05-2013 at 05:22 AM
Because they don't want to be heartless capitalists? Also, everyone would get pissed and see it
as a ****ty marketing ploy.I respect them for holding their price, shows they are in it for the
joy of b...
Posted in thread: Heady Topper Bootlegger Busted! on 12-05-2013 at 04:27 AM
120 cans?! thats insane. no beer could be that good.Are you saying that the price is too high
for 120 cans of beer, or that no beer is good enough to buy 120 cans of it?If you're saying no
beer is wor...
Posted in thread: Fermentation short lived on 12-05-2013 at 02:11 AM
I pitched at 74 or so, but my ferment temps have been in the low 60s. The extract boiled with
the mash wort for 60 minutes, it was 8# of LME and 1 # of dextrose. The grains were just 1.5#
of roasted b...
Posted in thread: 1st Infected Batch on 12-04-2013 at 05:33 AM
164090Have a sort of film on top and white floaters that weren't there before.Looks a lot like
my first batch when it was in an (unnecessary) secondary. Bottled that two and a half months
ago, still g...
Posted in thread: I'm losing my mind over this on 12-04-2013 at 05:14 AM
What's the word on your latest efforts? Has there been any resolution yet?