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Posted in thread: Noobs Question on Steeping on 12-02-2013 at 09:15 PM
A good way is to keep the steeping bag in water (2 qts of water/pound of grain) for 30 minutes
at 160-170 F . NEVER press the bag after steeping , if you're using dark grains as steeping
grains . Othe...
Posted in thread: Free Online Beer Chemistry Course on 11-26-2013 at 09:02 AM
Just signed up as hector . Hector
Posted in thread: Can I prepare iodophor liquid myself from chemicals bought at a local store? on 11-13-2013 at 10:52 AM
Once a 12.5-25ppm solution is made and used to sanitize equipment, can it be saved and reused
next brew day? I never keep this solution so long because it loses its effect by time . It is
Posted in thread: Can I prepare iodophor liquid myself from chemicals bought at a local store? on 11-12-2013 at 10:34 PM
Thank you......finally someone understands the pain I am feeling here when it comes to brewing.
:)It's not so painful as you think . There are some places in the World where Homebrewing is
Posted in thread: Sulfur smell on 11-06-2013 at 11:31 AM
Hi there !I'm brewing a small batch of Wheat Beer for the first time , using bread yeast . It's
on the second day of fermentation and was fermenting vigorously on the first day . It's still
Posted in thread: Get rid of printings ! on 10-21-2013 at 10:14 PM
Hi there !I'm going to use barrier tubes ( Beer lines ) for racking the Beer , because I have
always plastic taste by using vinyl tubes . How can I get rid of the printing on the barrier
Posted in thread: Boiling iso-alpha Acids on 09-23-2013 at 01:31 PM
Presumably once the acids are isomerized they are stable for a long time under boiling
conditions. The same would not be true for any hops essential oils that contribute hops flavor
and aroma. Additio...
Posted in thread: Boiling iso-alpha Acids on 09-23-2013 at 10:09 AM
Hi there !Just an Experiment :I have 3 liters of Non-Alcoholic Beer . The specific Gravity is
1.019 .I'm going to boil it in order to reduce the Volume to 1 liter and make it more
concentrated and bri...
Posted in thread: PVC/Vinyl Taste... on 09-23-2013 at 09:44 AM
Do you use any plastic tube to transfer the Wort ?If yes , are you sure that it's food-grade ?I
use food-grade vinyl tubes . However , I still smell a little of plastic odor in my Beer .
Posted in thread: Deionized Vs. Distilled on 09-07-2013 at 10:33 AM
Hi there !Is there any disadvantages by using Deionized water instead of distilled water for