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Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-11-2014 at 02:41 PM
I thought Diacetyl and acetaldehyde were fermentation byproducts?You're right, of course. Are
there any other off flavors that ARE mash/boil derived?
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-11-2014 at 03:06 AM
Some of the discrepancy in reactions is also due to the classic early/late adopter mindsets.
Late adopters tend to buy products only when they've been proven to work so well there's little
doubt to th...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-10-2014 at 11:31 PM
No offence, but that descriptor is far more indicative of the fermentation side of the brewing
process.Isn't that all the more reason people shouldn't be super-upset about this machine's
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-10-2014 at 09:58 PM
Any time you take a recipe brewed on one system to another system, you're likely to get a
difference in efficiency and need to re-calibrate the numbers used for your recipes.The
question of numbers co...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-10-2014 at 07:50 PM
I sampled whatever was brewed for the '14 NHC in Michigan and was unimpressed. Might have been
the brewers/recipe fault?What flaws did you pick up in it?
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-10-2014 at 02:27 PM
Is there a cooling accessory you can buy that interfaces with this system?At NHC, they had it
attached to a standard copper coil chiller. The chiller went in a bucket of ice and the wort
went through ...
Posted in thread: PicoBrew Zymatic on 07-07-2014 at 02:32 AM
I can't speak for anyone else, by my plan is to used my used kegs as fermenters. I quit buying
used a couple of years ago because of leaks in the posts, etc. So, I've got a bunch of used
ones that hav...
Posted in thread: Drunken Baked Beans on 07-04-2014 at 11:18 PM
Most common beer I use is a New Glarus Spotted Cow clone, which is a cream ale, I suppose. It's
pretty much my "house" beer. I do use cider quite often.
Posted in thread: Drunken Baked Beans on 07-04-2014 at 10:42 PM
If anything, these lean a little short on the sugar in the final flavor. People regularly say
they don't like normal (read Bush's) baked beans because of all of the sweetness, but these
Posted in thread: Drunken Baked Beans on 07-04-2014 at 08:35 PM
It's a lot of onions, but they basically cook down like a French onion soup in the crock pot.