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Posted in thread: The Amino One - new product that can be used by homebrewers to grow yeast? on 02-08-2016 at 08:12 PM
An interesting new product called "The Amino One" popped up on the interwebs today. Supposedly
it's a platform for growing living cells targeted at schools and hobbyists. They mention
homebrewers as w...
Posted in thread: Gas/Liquid Flows Freely Through Faucet on 11-20-2015 at 09:08 PM
I found the problem. There's a groove on the inside of the faucet where the piston should fit.
See this picture. Once I reassembled the faucet correctly, the problem was solved.
Posted in thread: Gas/Liquid Flows Freely Through Faucet on 11-20-2015 at 08:15 PM
I bought my first ball lock corny keg and I'm in the process of kegging a batch for the first
time. I also bought the CMB V3S faucet for serving.So anyway, I hooked the faucet and regulator
to the keg...
Posted in thread: Brewed a wit with flaked wheat, turned out very dark on 12-07-2014 at 10:23 AM
Does hoegaarden actually use their main yeast for bottling as well? I know many of the bigger
breweries (and probably a lot of micros as well?) ferment, then filter, then put a different,
Posted in thread: Brewed a wit with flaked wheat, turned out very dark on 12-07-2014 at 09:00 AM
Wort does not magically become dark. I can think of a few reasons why it came out darker. 1.
You did not actually use pilsen malt. Maybe it was a crystal malt or maybe some other malt got
mixed in wit...
Posted in thread: Brewed a wit with flaked wheat, turned out very dark on 12-06-2014 at 10:57 PM
Flaked wheat will not turn your wort dark. I think you will find that it is much lighter once
fermentation is done and it is in your glass.I hope so, though from experience I doubt it will
be much lig...
Posted in thread: Brewed a wit with flaked wheat, turned out very dark on 12-06-2014 at 10:29 PM
I brewed a witbier yesterday (Hoegaarden clone), a 2.5 gallon batch, using 2.8 lbs of Pilsen
Malt and 2.8 lbs of flaked wheat. Mashed at 154F for 60 minutes. The wort post mash was very
dark, much dar...
Posted in thread: Cleaning a no-chill cube on 11-30-2014 at 09:55 AM
Just noticed this post. Hope you found a solution, if not I'll tell you what worked for me when
I had the same problem. From time to time, between batches, before putting away the cube for
storage, I ...
Posted in thread: Karmeliet Clone on 11-02-2014 at 06:57 PM
I apologize if someone already asked this as I didn't want to read through all 119 posts but
what do you use as clear white syrup in your recipe?I used Karo's clear white syrup the first
time I made t...
Posted in thread: Reckon this is infected? on 04-27-2014 at 08:42 AM
By the way, if this is not your first infection, I think it's time to review your sanitation