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Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 02-20-2017 at 11:55 PM
I've never noticed any off flavors i could contribute to star san, i use a little less then a
1/4oz for a gallon maybe your ratio of star san to water was too high? That's a good oneIt
could be the wa...
Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 02-20-2017 at 10:43 PM
That's an interesting observation. I was going to suggest to OP that they might switch up
sanitation a little, though probably for slightly different reasons. @mabrungard suggests in
various other thr...
Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 02-20-2017 at 10:32 PM
Posted in thread: Still making bad beer after 30+ batches. on 02-20-2017 at 08:42 PM
My first few batches were awful too and you're using the exact thing that ruined all mine so
I'm really hoping I can solve your issue. Star-san. Either switch to a different sanitizer or
rinse it all ...
Posted in thread: Anyone know where to get keggles around Houston area? on 02-19-2017 at 04:51 AM
I'm interested in beginning to brew 10 gallon batches but can't afford a nice brewpot so I was
looking at keggles. I'm in the North Houston area and was wondering if anyone knows where to
get them and...
Posted in thread: The No-Leak MLT bulkhead design on 02-17-2017 at 03:00 PM
Resurrecting this thread because I need some advice for my new setup. I just got a Coleman 52
quart cooler and a ball valve cooler kit from bargain fittings nipple is threaded all the way
and I got ...
Posted in thread: Metallic taste on finish of my stout on 02-14-2017 at 02:50 PM
I had a similar taste one. Ended up being star San. Now I rinse it off and the flavor has gone
Posted in thread: Noob has Acetaldehyde problem on 02-14-2017 at 02:48 PM
Check your hydrometer with plain water to make sure it's reading right. What do you sanitize
with? I had several batches of beer get ruined by star San when I first started brewing. They
say star San ...
Posted in thread: Are you using a Speidel fermentation tank? NEW PRODUCT from Nor Cal Brewing on 01-29-2017 at 11:31 PM
I was about to buy the 7.9g speidel and bottle right from primary if it was possible. I wasn't
sure how high up the yeast line would be. I guess this could only help. What would you
recommend I get?
Posted in thread: At what strength (% by vol) does a drink become flammable on 09-01-2010 at 06:15 AM
proof is a throwback to when they would proof by gunpowder. the higher the proof, the larger
the flame, and the faster the gunpowder lit. i think that 80 proof is minimum to light.
According to wikipe...