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Posted in thread: Cleaning Fermentation Buckets on 10-02-2015 at 06:25 PM
I pretty much use the same process as nubrun except I use PBW. It doesn't remove the beer smell
for me. I haven't noticed any taste problems so far. On another note, you might want to be
careful with ...
Posted in thread: Hmm...smells like toilet wine on 09-18-2015 at 08:58 PM
I think you might be OK, but I really don't know. Check this out and see if it makes you feel
Posted in thread: So I made a rookie mistake, would like some advice on 09-17-2015 at 12:03 PM
It does most places in the summer, that's why in the summer I usually chill as best I can with
the hose, then I hook up a pond fountain pump in a bucket of ice water to my chiller and
recirculate the ...
Posted in thread: To keg or not to keg?? on 09-16-2015 at 02:22 AM
Or does the convenience of a keg justify the cost despite being a first timer?Does the
improvement in the quality of your beer justify the cost of focusing on fermentation
temperature control now and ...
Posted in thread: So I made a rookie mistake, would like some advice on 09-15-2015 at 06:25 PM
There is some good advice already on here, but I would add that if you managed to cool the wort
fairly quickly and by more than 10 degrees F after you pitched, you might have shocked the
yeast. I woul...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin beer and steeping grains on 08-29-2015 at 01:16 PM
For me, I would worry more about the flavor than the color. When trying to adjust the color,
some suggest using an ounce or two of dark grains like carafa II special for a five gallon
batch. This is p...
Posted in thread: Favorite Looking Homebrew Competition Medals on 08-28-2015 at 02:09 AM
I like that, brick haus. Did you put that together yourself or was it presented to you that
Posted in thread: Improving my beer on 08-22-2015 at 02:02 AM
I'm not sure how steadily you hold your fermentation temperature when you say "I ferment at the
proper temperatures based on the yeast I'm using," but if you don't have one, you might want to
Posted in thread: Favorite Looking Homebrew Competition Medals on 08-22-2015 at 01:53 AM
Summer has pretty much come and gone. Did the new season bring anyone any medals you especially
like the looks of?
Posted in thread: Will I Be Able To Brew Without Any Problem? on 08-17-2015 at 06:01 PM
You'll definitely have off flavors, but I would see it through. I had a similar situation when
I brewed on a really hot day and had some unexpected problems when it came time to chill the
wort. In sho...