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Posted in thread: Mushroom Beer Tower on 04-16-2013 at 01:01 PM
I just picked up a similar draft tower and was wondering what you used to clean it up. I'm not
exactly sure what mine is made of but it looks very close to yours.
Posted in thread: Lacto Infection - What Now? on 02-17-2012 at 01:17 AM
Once the lacto skin appears on the surface of the beer has the infection already taken hold or
is there a way to kill the lacto and prevent further souring besides using campden tablets?
Posted in thread: Lacto Infection - What Now? on 02-15-2012 at 05:57 PM
Hey everyone. I hate to contribute another infection thread, but I have 5 gallongs of English
barleywine that's been in a glass carboy for bulk aging for 11 days that is starting to grow
some lacto sk...
Posted in thread: calling Cincinnati on 02-08-2012 at 07:22 PM
Since you're staying in Florence you may want to check out Party Town. It's a store similar to
Party Source but they have an 18-tap growler station ( and lots of bottles. Ask about the beer
in the ba...
Posted in thread: Any reason not to pre-make priming solution? on 02-06-2012 at 08:06 PM
Correct me if I'm wrong, but near boiling liquid is less dense than room temperature liquid.
Wouldn't the hot priming solution make it to the top of the beer in a bottling bucket
(over-carbing the las...
Posted in thread: Phenol/Chlorophenol Smell and Taste on 01-06-2012 at 08:08 PM
I had that same flavor over several consecutive batches. I think I narrowed it down to
fermentation temperature. What do you use to control fermentation temps? Are you positive it's
holding the temper...
Posted in thread: BeerAdvocate Ignorance Vent. LOL on 12-12-2011 at 08:08 PM
Well, that's pretty f*cking stupid. Why does he care if someone wants to write notes to
themselves? How does he even know if they're writing notes about the beer?That's what I was
going to say... seem...
Posted in thread: Sulfur Smell: Is it the ingredients? on 11-15-2011 at 05:49 PM
I want to dig this back up and ask if German Wheat Malt can give off a sulphuric smell/taste. I
made a hefe w/ half wheat malt and Wyeast Wehienstephan yeast in which the sulfur smell never
went away ...
Posted in thread: Octoberfest question on 10-25-2011 at 04:58 PM
I would say that 5 oz. of priming sugar is too much. I used less than that in 5 gallons of my
recent oktoberfest and it gushes too. Knock it down to 4 oz. next time to be safe.Also there's
a chance th...
Posted in thread: Kentucky bourbon barrel ale on 10-13-2011 at 04:54 PM
5 gal batch 90 min boil, mash around 152OG 1.048, FG 1.023, SRM 19, 8.1% ABV, IBU's
45.2Grain84% 12.5# Marris Otter5% 12 oz Caramel 120L3% 8 oz Victory (maybe more victory?)3% 8
oz wheat malt3% 8 oz C...
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