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Posted in thread: strong rotten egg smell in starter on 11-10-2009 at 12:53 AM
I made a .6 gallon starter with WLP833 German Bock Lager Yeast about a week ago. A few days ago
I put it in the fridge. Today I pulled it out of the fridge, poured most of the beer off the
top so I co...
Posted in thread: oxidation issues on 10-26-2009 at 01:48 PM
The two bottles were probably 6-8 months old. These bottles as well as all my other beers have
the oxygen barrier caps on them. Maybe I need a new bottle capper.Can you elaborate a little on
why you s...
Posted in thread: oxidation issues on 10-25-2009 at 08:41 PM
I'm not a noob but my issue probably seems like one...I recently sent 5 beers to a competition
and 2 of the beers had comments about oxidation. I have been brewing for 3 years and have
continued to im...
Posted in thread: what do you use to shield the wind? on 03-26-2009 at 10:47 PM
Update: I bought some aluminum flashing...this stuff is awesome. The best part (not counting
the uninterrupted flame) is that it doesn't conduct heat very well. As soon as I turn the flame
off I can m...
Posted in thread: what do you use to shield the wind? on 03-25-2009 at 09:49 PM
Hi, I'm looking for some ideas on how to block the wind from my propane burner. I was test
driving my new hurricane burner today and had some issues. First was an intense burning smell
which I guess w...
Posted in thread: hurricane burner on 03-01-2009 at 03:59 PM
The description of the hurricane burner states that it is 60,000 BTUs at 1 psi. Does this mean
that it is going to use less propane than another burner? Thanks.Charlie
Posted in thread: my propane burner isn't what it used to be on 11-04-2008 at 08:06 PM
Have you checked the air intake on your burner? I have an SQ14, and when the air intake is
either open too much or not open enough, the flames are weak and I can see how they might go
out. You want to...
Posted in thread: my propane burner isn't what it used to be on 11-03-2008 at 06:18 PM
So I have been using the Bayou Classic for about a year now, and it seems that alot of you use
the same one. Here it is:Bayou Classic Single Burner Outdoor Patio Stove - SQ14 at The Home
Posted in thread: yeast starter question on 10-29-2008 at 03:08 PM
I decided to brew on Thursday even though it would have worked out better for Wednesday. I made
such a big starter because I am making a big beer and I want a quick and easy fermentation.
It's for a 5...
Posted in thread: yeast starter question on 10-28-2008 at 10:12 PM
Last Saturday I made a .75 gallon starter using washed yeast (1056) from a batch about 4 months
ago. It was slow to start (which was expected) but I was hoping it would be done for me to brew