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Posted in thread: Anything I can do about a scratch inside my plastic conical? on 12-02-2013 at 07:16 PM
This is beer may be right. If you can't at least submerge the scratched area, then fill a spray
bottle with sanitizer and hit the area really good.
Posted in thread: Screwed up hop addition on 12-02-2013 at 11:04 AM
You don't say what kind of beer you were brewing. It may be you don't need to do anything at
all. However, some hop tea might help, or just dry hop your beer.
Posted in thread: Hello from Pa on 12-02-2013 at 11:01 AM
Hello and welcome.In addition to HBT, you should be aware there are several homebrew clubs in
NEPA that are great forums for learning about our craft/hobby.
Posted in thread: Anything I can do about a scratch inside my plastic conical? on 12-02-2013 at 11:00 AM
Bummer on the scratch. I'm not confident your CIP will properly clean or sanitize the scratch.
I would consider simply filling your vessel with a sanitizing solution. As long as the solution
is mixed ...
Posted in thread: Traditional ESB - Get ABV up? on 12-01-2013 at 11:33 AM
3 gallon boil and added bag of ice then water. Was all melted and mixed up real good though. If
I add more LME should I boil first?Yes. Otherwise you are never going to get that properly
mixed into wa...
Posted in thread: Traditional ESB - Get ABV up? on 11-30-2013 at 01:57 PM
A couple things come to mind. First, did you do a full boil, or did you top off with water? If
the latter, it could be you didn't get the water full mixed in, so you aren't getting an
Posted in thread: First batch in 16 years... on 11-30-2013 at 01:52 PM
You don't indicate how much you lost to evaporation, but one possible solution would be, if
your beer is still fermenting, to add some lower gravity wort to get up to 5 gallons.
Posted in thread: Regulator leak help!!! on 11-30-2013 at 01:43 AM
Glad your vendor is helping you, although I don't think you needed an entire regulator. The
gauge is broken, that's all.
Posted in thread: Regulator leak help!!! on 11-29-2013 at 12:57 PM
Since you didn't drain your tank, I'm guessing you don't have a leak. But to be sure, take some
windex or other soapy liquid and spray everywhere there is a connection. Also spray the top of
Posted in thread: Stuck Fermentation on 11-21-2013 at 02:52 AM
The above posters, I think, have hit the nail on the head. To summarize:1. Your recipe seems to
have a lot of unfermentable sugars. You probably should have added some light malt extract, or
done a mi...