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Posted in thread: Foamy Pours on 05-17-2013 at 10:19 PM
Did you try to lower serving pressure and purge before pouring?
Posted in thread: A quick question on oxidation on 05-02-2013 at 04:26 AM
You can still do a few things to help. You can slow down aging processes, including production
of oxidative off flavors, by keeping the beer at steady temperatures, the colder the better in
Posted in thread: Is my pot to large? on 03-06-2013 at 07:09 AM
A full wort boil is great, even for extract only recipes. Just remember to check that you're
controlling appropriately for things like different hop utilization when you change the process
portion of ...
Posted in thread: Slightly skunky. on 02-15-2013 at 04:35 AM
Sulfur compounds are common during fermentation but they tend to blow off quickly with age. The
off-flavor skunk is usually reserved for UV exposure but maybe what you're getting is more like
Posted in thread: Suggestions please.. on 02-12-2013 at 10:11 PM
Two suggestions:1) Find out if your local municipality uses chloramines in your tap water. Your
usual water filter won't filter that stuff out. If they do, then get some campden tablets and
Posted in thread: sour taste in experimental Pumpkin/apple/maple on 10-04-2012 at 03:29 AM
Did your apple juice have ascorbic acid?
Posted in thread: Made a crazy wit beer on 10-01-2012 at 06:00 AM
I think it's great that you're going heavy on the spices since most of the local witbiers are
pretty muted. Last time I made a wit it was for the summer and I went heavy on orange zest;
your spices ar...
Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Captain Lawrence Smoked Porter on 09-08-2012 at 05:28 AM
A note on this recipe for future brewers. The carafa III used in this recipe is the Carafa III
SPECIAL, which is made from dehusked grain.
Posted in thread: Kegging - used kegs, cobra tap not dispensig on 08-25-2012 at 04:30 PM
I resolved this problem by following advice I found in another thread; thanks to day_trippr.
The trick was getting the QDs seated onto the post; they just weren't going on until I lifted
up the QD rin...
Posted in thread: Kegging - used kegs, cobra tap not dispensig on 08-19-2012 at 04:44 AM
Thanks guys, I cleaned and replaced the o rings first thing. Thought we were talking about
opening up the qd fitting attached to the hose. I checked and switched out the poppets and
posts in the keg i...