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Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 08-17-2013 at 10:47 PM
I was a cook for a while and one of the chefs I worked for taught me how to use sodium alginate
to make beer caviar. .. this is a neat experiment I will be watchingI didn't know cows laid
Posted in thread: Campden Tablets (Sulfites) and Brewing Water on 08-17-2013 at 02:25 AM
Since I have switched to AG I have been getting a strong plastic smell and taste to my beer. I
have switched tubing, gone over my mash tun and made sure it's clean and I can attest that it
is. I have,...
Posted in thread: anyone call BS on this? on 08-13-2013 at 11:32 PM
I thought of a great name for it last night:I Can Believe It's Not BeerFixed your typo.
Posted in thread: Do I REALLY need to pay attention to pitch rates??? on 07-08-2013 at 01:07 AM
I have made a starter for every one of my beers that used liquid yeast, and their OGs have
ranged from 1050-1070. As I understand, it is never a bad idea to make a starter. Nothing wrong
with making s...
Posted in thread: Using Olive oil instead of Oxygen on 07-04-2013 at 01:20 PM
If I might chime in...........after a long history of having my stir-plated starters
overflowing with foam, and looking at antifoam as a solution, I just thought "why not sue
oil?"after all it does de...
Posted in thread: Any issues with low ferm temp for a short period? on 06-23-2013 at 06:45 PM
You will have reduced ester formation. Usually a good thing for me. I have a big oatmeal stout
with my temp control set at 50. I figure it is probably 5 degrees warmer in the carboy. This
stout now ha...
Posted in thread: Crazy level of Bicarbonates on 06-16-2013 at 06:24 AM
Can you walk on this water?:confused:
Posted in thread: STC 1000 "Ebay" Temperature Controller Build on 06-15-2013 at 08:36 PM
Nice thread. Some of this may have already been asked, but... 1. Is it normal that my unit says
110VAC on the Power supply, but 220VAC on the Heating & Cooling relays? (Pic below)2. Does it
Posted in thread: Don't be afraid to think outside the box on 06-05-2013 at 06:18 PM
https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/941602_718367673680_617170240_n.jpgLooks like a box
to me? :confused::D
Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 06-02-2013 at 03:36 AM
I'd like to try and make a mild sour sometime using immobilization. passedpawn's idea. Couple
of questions though. To eliminate free rangers, would a star san rinse be ok? I'm not sure that
would be a...