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Posted in thread: remove labels on 01-15-2017 at 05:20 PM
So i used the goo gone on a old sticker stuck to a door. It didnt work very well.A wooden door?
Wood is porous, so it is a considerably different story than glass which is non-porous. I use a
bit of g...
Posted in thread: Broken bottle on 01-15-2017 at 04:54 PM
I don't think the top will ever fly off. The glass will break. I would have thought it would
break in the neck, but I've seen it in different places. The prudent move is to put all the
bottles in a "b...
Posted in thread: First brew! on 01-15-2017 at 04:51 PM
Congrats on joining in on the addiction. Do you have a temperature controller for the
kegerator? (Assuming you are going to use that for fermentation.) Its probably possible to use
the internal thermo...
Posted in thread: Briess LME Mini Pail Spout on 01-15-2017 at 04:32 PM
It has never occurred to me to buy bulk extract, so I have no experience and this could be a
dumb idea. Couldn't you open the top of scoop some out?
Posted in thread: OK to bottle into growlers with screw tops? on 01-07-2017 at 01:17 AM
Apparently someone did an experiment and determined that pressure was highest during
carbonation (i.e., carbonatING beer has higher pressure than carbonatED beer). Which is why
growlers are safe after...
Posted in thread: 2nd batch Follies (this is a long one) on 01-07-2017 at 12:52 AM
Hmmm. I doubt sanitation killed the yeast. Unless you sanitized with heat after bottling. More
than likely not enough time or sugar. That's a relatively high alcohol percentage, so the yeast
may work ...
Posted in thread: Stroh's .... PBR? on 01-04-2017 at 11:31 PM
"...DIY is cheaper." I disagree, but maybe you can do it if you only include consumables. It's
also going to be difficult to compete on price for the beers you listed. YMMV. Regarding
styles, I defini...
Posted in thread: Competition Q. What bjcp styles these beers would belong to? on 01-02-2017 at 02:26 AM
I would agree with your first (the stout goes to a spice/vegetable beer). Regarding the IPA, I
think it depends. If it is subtle fruit or it complements well, I think it could be a standard
IPA and do...
Posted in thread: Mold/Infection? (Pic inside) on 12-03-2016 at 04:57 PM
It's probably fine. There's a good chance there is just some suspended yeast/krausen clumps
that are floating from residual CO2. The top is most likely just some yeast that got stuck and
never made it...
Posted in thread: Is my batch infected? on 10-19-2016 at 02:46 AM
Beer is sugary enough to grow crap if left open. If you left it out an entire week, who knows
what it picked up. I would say it has nothing to do with your bulk batch.