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Posted in thread: Recurring Off Flavor with a new twist = At a Loss! on 12-02-2016 at 02:06 AM
I would look at oxidation and possible the yeast. I have had issues with 05 enough times to
stop using it.
Posted in thread: Higher Sulfate PPM = Less Hop Flavor? on 11-23-2016 at 02:22 AM
I've also just skipped sulfates, because I just dont like the effect it gives. I have about
5PPM of sulfates in my water and I don't add any more, per now. Maybe I'll bump them again
after I've diald ...
Posted in thread: Medina, Ohio water profile on 10-14-2016 at 02:17 AM
Your best bet is to get a report. If you want to be accurate with salt additions. Water may
vary from different towers or sources, I live about 12 miles south of Medina.
Posted in thread: 60 l spedel fermenter sealing issues on 10-05-2016 at 09:26 PM
Anyone have a 60l speidel fermenter that is have in issues with sealing? I think my gasket may
be stretched out or something. Will not seal. I put water in it and turn upside down and it
leaks like cr...
Posted in thread: Best Yeast for Smoked Brown Ale on 09-28-2016 at 11:16 PM
If you can get it. Thames yeast fermented on the cool side is a great yeast when using smoked
Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 04:28 PM
Thanks for the ideas. I will look into a cleaner with a pump. I already have a pump just need
to plumb it up.
Posted in thread: help cleaning up a infected primary on 09-23-2016 at 01:43 AM
Just a update. I cleaned with oxy a couple times and scrubbed well with a rag, and a soft nylon
brush for the tight spots. Making sure to hit all the nooks and crannies. I then boiled some
water and c...
Posted in thread: Need advice on cleaning plastic barrels for water storge on 09-23-2016 at 12:48 AM
I just acquired 2 50 gallon food grade barrels. They contained vegetable oil before I received
them. Since these are closed top I am looking for advice on cleaning them to use for RO water
Posted in thread: Questions : Making Nottingham starter for 2 brews on 09-21-2016 at 01:57 AM
I disagree with the don't make a starter for dry yeast fan club. I have made starters with dry
yeast to increase the cell count when there are no other options. I get it dry yeast is
cheaper, but stil...
Posted in thread: Need direction in building a path to brewing 10 gallon batches... on 08-10-2016 at 01:08 AM
I would go with the 60 liter speidel for 10g batches, and use buckets or carboys if you want to
do a 5 g batch. I have a 30l and 60l speidel and love them.