Last Activity:02-25-2009 3:37 AM
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-05-2008 at 11:38 PM
Very Seriously doubt it. (how many did you use?)Just bottle it like normal. It's pretty much a
Unanimous vote here.If you do, keep it someplace safe so if the bottles actually are infected,
and start ...
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-05-2008 at 05:16 AM
never tried it but I hear it doesn't flocculate. But that's not the real reason I wouldn't
recommend it.Biggest worry I'd have is, does bread yeast attenuate more or less than what you
used? I don't k...
Posted in thread: Bottlling Beer in used Wine Bottles? on 09-05-2008 at 05:09 AM
I tried it, and it happened just what you said, the cork popped out after some time.You lucky!
A friend of my dad's brought a bottle of something home from a party and wanted to get into it
Posted in thread: Keg In-Out Reversed?? on 09-05-2008 at 03:04 AM
you might have to switch the posts though. On mine, the gas locks onto the "out" post but the
tap won't lock onto the "in" post. Or are the posts right, just on the wrong sides of the keg?
If that's i...
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-04-2008 at 11:32 PM
Good point about losing the alcohol if you boil it. So, don't do that. However, I still think
pasteurizing is worth a try. Mainly because you can do it with just a quart of the stuff, so
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-02-2008 at 03:40 PM
Hmmm. Try drawing off a quart, boil it and see what it tastes like. Or, better yet, pasteurize
it -- take it up to 160 degrees, hold it there for 10 minutes and cool. It may change the
flavor, but it ...
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-02-2008 at 05:27 AM
Hey, wait a minute. Is this the Belgian that you're asking about?
Posted in thread: Boiling infected beer? on 09-02-2008 at 05:25 AM
Yeah, I have to say, boiling finished beer is probably not going to help you out. I'd get the
mold off and taste the beer. If it tastes like crap now, there's no point in wasting any more
time on it. ...
Posted in thread: kegs: if you had it to do over again ... on 09-01-2008 at 10:57 PM
Nevermind.I just went to the microbrew tasting at the Michigan Renaissance fair. They had FOUR
microbrew beers to taste (wow! what a great showing!). This is how I rate them:Magic Hat #9:
Posted in thread: Carbonation: WAY too much foam...ideas?? on 09-01-2008 at 10:30 PM
Bobby_M didn't suggest your line was too long. Re-read his post. He just asked how longnthey
wrre. Trim your lines back to teh sggested length on the chart and report backThat will have
the opposite e...