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Posted in thread: Infection? Purple krausen on 08-29-2013 at 03:52 AM
It's been on gas for a couple days at 30psi. I'm gonna turn the pressure down when I get home
and taste it again. It tasted just fine warm. I've just never seen this before.Odly enough it
was not a da...
Posted in thread: Infection? Purple krausen on 08-28-2013 at 10:06 PM
Ya I just held my phone really close to the carboy and hit focus until it was clear as
possible. Interestingly enough the beer tasted just fine. If anything it didn't have as much of
a kolschy yeast c...
Posted in thread: Infection? Purple krausen on 08-27-2013 at 02:45 AM
Hey everyone! I just finished kegging a Rye blonde made with washed 2556 kolsch yeast. The
krausen has a purple ring around it. Is it some type of infection? So far the beer smells just
fine. Going to...
Posted in thread: 4 x 8 x 1 Raised Bed Rhizome Capacity? on 05-10-2013 at 09:39 PM
Thanks! The long edge faces the south. I decided to plant a 1 row of 4. :rockin: I goofed. I
did not realize a row in front of another so close would block the light causing the back row
to grow poorl...
Posted in thread: 4 x 8 x 1 Raised Bed Rhizome Capacity? on 05-10-2013 at 12:13 AM
Hi everyone. First time hop grower and I finally have my raised bed ready with good soil,
fertilizer, etc. I have 6 cascade rhizomes right now. All I have to do is install a trellis. My
question is th...
Posted in thread: Adding fruit through carboy neck? on 05-05-2013 at 10:43 PM
Thanks everybody. It seems like the general consensus is smashing the fruit with a sanitized
tool through a funnel with an opening wide enough that can fit into the carboy. Sounds a whole
lot better t...
Posted in thread: Adding fruit through carboy neck? on 05-03-2013 at 04:37 PM
Last night I added 6lb of frozen berry medley(blueberry, rasberry, and blackberry) to an
american wheat beer through the neck of my 6.5 gal carboy. I had a REALLY hard time doing this.
My funnel was t...
Posted in thread: American Brown Water Chemistry (R/0) on 03-19-2013 at 06:09 PM
Hey everyone so far the wort tastes great and I omitted the baking soda from the profile.
Unfortunately I didn't get the chance to check pH as I forgot too while brewing. Oops. I can
say this though. ...
Posted in thread: American Brown Water Chemistry (R/0) on 03-18-2013 at 06:31 PM
Thank you for your responses. Both were very informative and lead me to make up 1 gallon worth
of the above water profile in order to drink some and see how I feel about the taste before
brewing with ...
Posted in thread: American Brown Water Chemistry (R/0) on 03-18-2013 at 12:13 AM
Hey everyone, just been getting use to the water chemistry aspect of brewing. I read the primer
and so far my brews have been going quite well following the instructions on the primer. I have
a R/O sy...