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Posted in thread: Burned nylon bag in my kettle, batch ruined? on 09-29-2009 at 07:28 PM
The melted part of the bag was a black crusty char on the bottom of my pot. As I mentioned
before, I'm not as concerned about the off flavor as I am about whether or not the beer is safe
Posted in thread: Burned nylon bag in my kettle, batch ruined? on 09-29-2009 at 06:54 PM
Well I made a stupid mistake when brewing over the weekend and I think I've ruined my first
batch in 4 years of brewing. When I put my immersion chiller in my kettle it trapped a nylon
hop bag down on...
Posted in thread: Racking onto yeast cake on 09-27-2005 at 03:38 AM
I recently visited my LHBS and the guy there told me that many times he brews a new batch on
the same day he racks his last batch from primary to secondary and then racks the fresh wort
into his prima...
Posted in thread: 5 gal. carboy w/ 1" blowoff for primary on 09-27-2005 at 03:29 AM
I have a 6.5 gal. and two 5 gal. carboys and so far I've been using the 6.5 for primary. The
krausen builds up a couple inches and then settles down leaving that nasty brown stuff in my
fermenter. I w...
Posted in thread: Having trouble naming your brew? on 09-27-2005 at 03:16 AM
Today at work I thought of a great name (IMO) for my latest batch. It's a Two Hearted Ale clone
that smelled like rotten eggs the first few days in primary so I'm naming it Who Farted? Ale.
Posted in thread: Strong Sulphur Smell on 09-27-2005 at 03:00 AM
I just brewed an IPA last week and the first few days in primary it smelled like rotten eggs.
It's a Two Hearted Ale clone that I've decided to name Who Farted? Ale because of the smell
coming from th...
Posted in thread: Note to Self from Bottling Day on 08-02-2005 at 06:38 PM
Here's my technique for starting a siphon with your mouth without having to worry about
contamination. I cut a piece of 5/16 inch hose about 5 inches long and stick that in the end of
my 3/8 inch siph...