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Posted in thread: Always boilover at the hot break! on 05-20-2010 at 04:23 AM
I never threw in penny's -- has anyone else??? Is it an urban legend?Yes. I throw in a couple
pennies and it keeps the foam down. Just my two cents (pun intended).
Posted in thread: Sugar and bottling on 05-19-2010 at 11:19 PM
I think you can just let it sit. The yeast will find the sugar.
Posted in thread: 21 days in Primary on 05-19-2010 at 11:17 PM
The generic recommendation is 3/4 cup dextrose for 5 gallons (~19L). It's best to go by
mass/weight (volume can fluctuate, mass can't) and tailor to the beer style.
Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 05-19-2010 at 06:01 PM
When I put in dry sugar, after the beer foamed over the top instantly like a kid's science fair
vinegar/baking soda volcano. Why did that happen? No idea. It is best, though, to dilute the
sugar in a ...
Posted in thread: 2010 Homebrewers Census on 05-19-2010 at 12:41 AM
That was way longer than the US Census.
Posted in thread: Sanitize bottles in dish washer?? on 05-19-2010 at 12:29 AM
I remember reading from someone on here that sanitizer in the dishwasher can lead to a bubbly
mess :drunk:DO NOT PUT STAR SAN IN YOUR DISHWASHER......trust me don't do it.Thanks for the
warnings. My o...
Posted in thread: Sanitize bottles in dish washer?? on 05-19-2010 at 12:25 AM
Will Oxyclean harm head retention If so, will the dishwasher sufficiently rinse it out?Use
OxyClean Free or one of the homebrew-specific formulas like PBW. You should rinse it out well
before it goes ...
Posted in thread: Infected? on 05-18-2010 at 05:49 PM
While your fermenter was overflowing, nothing was allowed in. The only risk I can think of is
if the airlock popped out and the foam subsided, then you'd have an open airway into the
carboy. However, ...
Posted in thread: Priming sugar on 05-18-2010 at 05:43 PM
I've interpreted "beer temperature" to be the highest temperature the beer has gotten after
fermentation completed and before bottling. The reason this temperature is even important is
that there will...
Posted in thread: Sanitize bottles in dish washer?? on 05-18-2010 at 05:19 PM
This is what I have been doing. Except I have always scrubbed/sanitized the bottles first.Do
you think running through the dishwasher cycle w/o soap (about 110 minutes) and the heated dry