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Posted in thread: Sour smell/taste on past 3 batches?? on 06-26-2011 at 08:49 AM
Another possibility: Take a look at your bottling bucket spout. I had the same thing after my
first 5 or 6 batches & found mold growing inside the spout. Replaced the spout & all plastic
tubing. I now...
Posted in thread: So who's brewing this weekend? on 05-08-2011 at 12:54 AM
Just bottled a batch of Tasty Tucker (house IPA.) Hops/grain measured out to boil another batch
in the am. . .Man, I Luv IPA.
Posted in thread: Simcoe hops on 05-08-2011 at 12:49 AM
No one mentioned Morebeer.com - they still have simcoe pellets. 2 bucks an ounce & qualifies
for free ship program (orders over $39 are free ship this month.)Cheers!
Posted in thread: What the eff is this? Separating Wort on 02-15-2011 at 11:28 AM
Uh. . . you might want to get a blow-off tube on there asap and set the whole rig in a big tub.
Otherwise you may come home to find the airlock sticking out of the ceiling. ;)As far as
mixing, +1 CDbr...
Posted in thread: racking onto a yeast cake on 02-13-2011 at 02:28 PM
FYI, this was discussed last week in the yeast forum. Someone posted this link discussing why
it's a bad idea: jist of the read is: pitching on a cake is massive over-pitching and also
skips the fir...
Posted in thread: uneven priming on 02-09-2011 at 10:57 AM
Most common cause is uneven mixing. Even though you "swirl" when racking onto the priming
solution it's still a good idea to gently stir with a sanitized spoon. Stir slowly/gently to
Posted in thread: IPA recipe help on 02-09-2011 at 10:47 AM
+1 Mbasile. To that I'd add: Careful with the C40. It creeps up quickly in an american IPA. For
me the limit is around 5% of the malt bill. Hops: I started out with hop additions every 10-15
Posted in thread: Insane Nottingham on 02-08-2011 at 10:54 PM
Come on everybody, lighten up on the new guy! He was just revved 'cause he got an ass kickin
ferment.Jake - welcome to the forum. Keep posting and keep experimenting. I hadn't really
thought about the...
Posted in thread: blowback smell on 02-08-2011 at 10:28 PM
Mongrel - that's elegant. Nice!Nick (OP) - Hang in there, the agressive part of the ferment
won't last much longer. Damages control until then - just leave the lid loose and set the whole
thing in the...
Posted in thread: Help please, any Aurora, CO all grain brewers? on 02-08-2011 at 11:30 AM
Stop by The Brew Hut (15120 E. Hampden Ave) and ask about the closest brew club. The Brew Hut
sponsors a local wine club but I bet they can steer you to the brewers in Aurora as well.