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Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-14-2012 at 02:56 PM
I would just add. When your water/priming sugar mix coolsto add to the bottom of your bottling
bucket.The swirling motion when you rack will help get the solution mixed intothe beer
better.Let us know...
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-13-2012 at 12:54 PM
Here you go.
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-12-2012 at 10:33 PM
If you rinse your bottles good after consuming the beerthey rarely need washing.If you see
anything in the bottle add about a 1/4 teaspoon of oxy clean and a little water, let set over
night. Shake th...
Posted in thread: Steeping grains and using the grain water later on 04-12-2012 at 07:38 PM
Good Idea Pie ManMulti-Tasking.
Posted in thread: Ongoing bottling issue. on 04-12-2012 at 07:05 PM
I am not sure how you are prepping your bottles?I have been refining my techniques with yeast
starters, stir plateand yeast and priming calculators. Beers have been improving.I always used
3/4c or 5 o...
Posted in thread: How can I minimize oxidation on 04-12-2012 at 06:04 PM
I am not sure why you would need the star san to start you autosiphon.I bet you introduced
oxygen by your bottling technique.Get yourself a spring loaded bottle filler. your stout I
would go right to...
Posted in thread: Straining Extract Brew on 04-12-2012 at 05:04 PM
It certainly won't hurt and will help aeration.I use hop socks, so there is not much to
filter.When the wort is about the temperature I want I giveit one last really good swirl and
let it set about 10...
Posted in thread: Lager Yeast Washing Help on 04-11-2012 at 03:52 PM
Yeast is between 1 and 2.I decant like this.Put a piece of masking tape on the jar and mark #2
where your yeast starts.Stir everything up again. Let it settle till the trub comes up to your
Posted in thread: First batch is undercarbed after 5 weeks? on 04-10-2012 at 11:47 AM
I always considered how well it mixed also.I give it a gentle stir from the bottom up
aboutevery 12 pack.Never had a problem.
Posted in thread: Adding fruit to a wheat on 04-04-2012 at 07:49 PM
I plan on brewing a Blood Orange Hefe this weekend as well.Since the blood oranges are pretty
much out of season I foundsome that were still good.I zested the oranges (6) with a potato
peeler and froz...