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Posted in thread: Any recipes for Heylissem Blonde? on 03-28-2013 at 03:15 AM
This is SWMBO's favorite beer.Brewed at Brasserie Val de Sambre in Gozee, Belgium.It is also
sold as Abbaye dAulne Blonde.I'm going to brew a Wit for baseline and try a side-by-side
tasting to see wha...
Posted in thread: CUNI, (Copper Nickel) for brew system on 08-16-2011 at 02:33 AM
Copper was the metal of choice before stainless steel was available.Stainless steel is about
18% chromium and 10% nickel.So there's no problem with the elements in the cupronickel
Posted in thread: Which is right and which is wrong? on 08-09-2011 at 06:16 PM
The Brix scale was developed for solutions of sucrose.Each degree of Brix is one percent
sucrose, by mass.So you can check your refractometer at 15 Brix by dissolving 15 grams of table
sugar in 100 gr...
Posted in thread: Drying Long Hoses on 07-15-2011 at 06:56 PM
Did you use distilled water to make the Starsan? I do, and have not had the same problem?I
always mix StarSan with distilled water.It's possible that I screwed up that day, but as i
remember those hos...
Posted in thread: Beer with 100% or 80% barley on 07-15-2011 at 06:50 PM
Most malt used in beer is grown at higher latitudes - North Dakota, Canada, Scotland.Maybe it
makes better beer or it's more profitable or both.The beer style American Pilsner was developed
as a way t...
Posted in thread: Drying Long Hoses on 07-06-2011 at 06:25 PM
I've had keg lines get moldy when filled with StarSan for several weeks.Now I blow out as much
liquid as possible after cleaning and store them in the refrigerator.
Posted in thread: OK, so I know this is going to make me sound crazy... How many bottles do you have? on 04-19-2011 at 01:43 PM
When I was bottling: Not nearly enoughNow that I'm kegging: Far too many (10 cases)
Posted in thread: Yeast / Fermentation Question on 04-14-2011 at 01:16 PM
Depends on the temperature. Eight coke bottles will get 80F wort down to 60F in four or five
hours.If the room is the right temperature, I use one 20oz bottle every eight hours during peak
Posted in thread: Yeast / Fermentation Question on 04-13-2011 at 03:04 PM
I just swap soda bottles every 8 hours or so.
Posted in thread: Refractometer question on 04-12-2011 at 05:44 PM
One Brix is 4 gravity points - for sucrose.The refractometer is off a little bit for wort, so
there is a small correction factor.So if you take OG with both hydro and refract you'll see