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Posted in thread: Blending? on 12-31-2012 at 12:48 AM
I have a coffee stout that I brewed in October and make the mistake of adding the coffee to the
boil instead of cold pressing to taste. It's been in secondary since late October/early
November. The co...
Posted in thread: Brass fittings on 10-17-2012 at 04:48 AM
Yea it's in my cooler mash tun, no boiling going on it there. The brass is my on/off valves and
connectors in and out of the mash ton. I read that if you brew without "pickling" the first
batch may ha...
Posted in thread: Brass fittings on 10-16-2012 at 06:31 AM
I have already brewed with the brass fittings I have on my mash tun. I just read the back of
one of packages from lowes that it contains .25% lead. I ignorantly figured that they were lead
Posted in thread: Thinking about electric, need advice. on 09-17-2012 at 04:55 AM
It's about to get cold here before too long in middle America. I was wondering if anyone had
any good suggestions for heating elements to add to HTL tanks and/or boil kettles. A stainless
pot and conv...
Posted in thread: Finished beer black haze. on 08-08-2012 at 07:19 PM
That's what a buddy of mine said. I doubted him. He was right. Thanks guys.
Posted in thread: Finished beer black haze. on 08-08-2012 at 07:17 PM
It smells fine. The haze appears to have separated from the rest of the batch ( looks like a
black and tan). The haze also moves with the beer if you rock it. Protein issue maybe?
Posted in thread: Finished beer black haze. on 08-08-2012 at 06:45 PM
It smells fine. The haze will also move with the liquid if rocked and it almost appears as if
there is a little separation. Protein related Possibly 71201
Posted in thread: Finished beer black haze. on 08-08-2012 at 02:12 AM
I have a finished wheat beer that's have been storing post secondary at about 70 degrees in a
dark room for about a week till I have an open keg. It seems to have developed a dark
(blackish) haze on t...
Posted in thread: Strawberry Wine with Nail Polish Smell on 06-22-2012 at 03:28 AM
I won't through out the possibility of stressed yeast but that doesn't produce the nail polish
smell. It is never to early for acetobacter to start converting alcohol into vinegar. It just
Posted in thread: Just repitched more yeast on 06-22-2012 at 03:07 AM
Well dry yeast won't just start fermenting they would probably die if not properly inoculated.
. The reaction probably wasn't yeast fermentation but something else. Similar to when u add DAP
in wine i...