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Posted in thread: Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing - With Pics on 07-09-2014 at 11:32 AM
I use a BIAB mash tun (well insulated 30L fermentation bucket) rather than a pot for a
consistent temperature surrounding the bottles, and warm them up just using the hottest water
in the kitchen sink...
Posted in thread: Why no Carbonation? on 07-01-2014 at 03:36 PM
The hardest thing in homebrew; waiting for the beer to be ready ;)Leave it three weeks at room
temperature+, and then 2 weeks at a cooler temperature to allow the Co2 to dissolve well into
the beer an...
Posted in thread: Hop Pests ID thread: Pics, descriptions and solutions on 06-02-2014 at 03:10 PM
Will this thread do for discussing disease as well as bugs?I have some growth on my biggest,
previously happiest leaves: Thursday I moved my hops from a gallon planter indoors into the
rised beds out...
Posted in thread: Lack of dry hop aroma on 03-30-2014 at 03:33 PM
If the previous batch had a lower or simpler grain bill then it could be that the aroma from
the malt is getting in the way.Also, the temperature as you bottle it could have had an impact
on your perc...
Posted in thread: Waiting on Fermentation to start on 03-30-2014 at 03:17 PM
According to this thread it seems that WLP001 is fine for that temperature range (I guess you
already knew this!)The thing about the heat pad seems fine to me, so long there was a slow and
Posted in thread: Spruce up a Mr Beer kit on 03-22-2014 at 02:41 PM
While it is up to personal taste, I don't think an American Light style would go well with a
lot of fruit types, so dry hopping is probably a better choice (some Noble hops would work
Posted in thread: Fixing a watery beer on 03-22-2014 at 02:28 PM
Dry hopping with a fruity or spicy hops (or making a hop tea) might add to the Saison quite
nicely. If adding maltodextrin I would still boil it in water to avoid anything that may have
settled on it....
Posted in thread: safe material instide kettle on 03-21-2014 at 12:20 PM
I got a round stainless steel serving dish out the pound shop: i don't use it for this (was
thinking of drilling holes and using it to make a false bottom for the kettle) it is more
reusable and easi...
Posted in thread: Questions about extract brewing with distilled, tap, and spring water on 02-28-2014 at 12:57 PM
Nice experiment :)What method of oxygenation did you use?The amount of gas dissolved in the
different waters depending on their sources could have an impact on some of the results you see
here. The am...
Posted in thread: Dry yeast confusion on 02-10-2014 at 01:35 PM
it really is mostly going from fermenting a beer to OPTIMALLY fermenting your beer. A small
amount will ferment the beer, but while the yeast reproduce they are imparting flavors to the
beer that are ...