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Posted in thread: Cake "powder" in beer on 03-27-2015 at 06:18 PM
I would highly recommend NOT using powdered cake mix in your beer. I recently tried it just to
see what happened. One pound of vanilla cake mix and 12oz vanilla frosting in 5 gallons of
neutral (100% ...
Posted in thread: We no need no stinking beer gun... on 03-27-2014 at 05:57 PM
Attempted to bottle my Kolsch last night but all i got was half bottles of foam. 1. bled
pressure from keg.2. Turned pressure down to 2psi3. Attached bottling wand with #2 stopper to
picnic tap.4. Stu...
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 02:17 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 06:57 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 08:22 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 09:06 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 09:08 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 09:08 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 06:49 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 ...