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Posted in thread: Tips for a Beginner on 08-29-2014 at 10:20 PM
It's well accepted that wines, meads and ciders can get "light struck", but not skunky. It's
noticeable in flavor, as well in appearance, and is one reason that red wines especially are
sold in dark b...
Posted in thread: Homebrew in the Shower on 08-29-2014 at 09:11 PM
Haven't done shower beer (yet, it sounds nice), but once I took a six-pack into the bath tub
with me and vowed not to get out until all the beer was gone.Needless to say, the bathwater was
Posted in thread: Dumb question: Do you sanitize your gas lines before filling up a new keg? on 08-29-2014 at 08:41 PM
Do you guys sanitize the gas line fiets before doing what I just mentioned? Is it necessary?No
need to sanitize the gas line. All I do is spray some star san on the gas-in ball lock
disconnect where i...
Posted in thread: Lager-like Ale? on 08-29-2014 at 08:34 PM
Kolsch/alt yeasts are great for what you are describing. Fermented on the cool end of the
spectrum, they are very clean and lager-like. Not saying it will taste exactly like a BoPils,
but it will be c...
Posted in thread: Another foamy pour question on 08-29-2014 at 08:14 PM
I respectfully disagree :mug:My pours are foam-free every time. If the carbonation is stable,
everything's the same temperature and everything's sound in the dip tube, the gas will stay
Posted in thread: Homebrew in the Shower on 08-29-2014 at 07:46 PM
Shower Beer is totally a thing, for some reason.
Posted in thread: Tips for a Beginner on 08-29-2014 at 07:21 PM
Oh yeah, I would also put the fermentor in a dark place or put a towel around it. Light does
not go well with cider.Why would light affect cider? Light is well known to be bad for beer
because of the ...
Posted in thread: First brew.. on 08-29-2014 at 07:13 PM
I don't think I will b aging it for long... I would say, it will be in the primary for 3 weeks
or so before I bottle..? Or should it b in longer..? I will be taking the lid off at least once
to check ...
Posted in thread: First brew.. on 08-29-2014 at 04:37 PM
During active primary fermentation you need a lot of headspace due to all the krausen and
off-gassing. If you plan on racking to a secondary, minimizing headspace is generally a good
idea to prevent o...
Posted in thread: Best type of Beer for Beer Brats on 08-29-2014 at 04:32 PM
I voted for pilsner because that's the only beer I've ever even tried using, and bock, but
that's not an option. Both always came out good.I'll have to do some experimentation. Porter
and brown sound ...