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Posted in thread: High gravity after kegging -- need advice on 10-28-2013 at 02:49 AM
Sounds like the yeast went dormant. Instead of transferring back to fermenter I'd just pitch
some yeast into the keg and let it work in there at room temperature. A starter would probably
Posted in thread: Anyone tried other brands of "oxy" cleaners? on 10-24-2013 at 03:53 AM
Thanks everyone. Sounds like I'm worried about nothing. msa8967 cool to see you're in Iowa. I
just recently moved from des Moines back to Utah. Man i miss all the great beer there. I'd
punch a hobo fo...
Posted in thread: Anyone tried other brands of "oxy" cleaners? on 10-21-2013 at 02:29 AM
I stopped by Big Lots because I heard they have Oxy Free for cheap. They seemed to be out, but
I picked up Seventh Generation Natural Oxy Stain Remover on sale for cheap. It appears to have
Posted in thread: Coconut beer consumption on 10-21-2013 at 12:56 AM
That's how I've done it. Toast in the oven and then add to secondary for a few days then pull
back out. Supposedly the coconut will tend to get gross tasting if left in for too long. The
flavor does d...
Posted in thread: Diagnose apple taste and smell on 10-16-2013 at 01:25 AM
Sorry for necroposting -- I ran into this exact problem a while back, never did figure out
exactly the cause. Presumably a slow-going infection.It happened to two beers that were
(obviously) isolated ...
Posted in thread: Brewtarget 2.0 Update on 02-18-2013 at 02:58 AM
You can drag the grain, hops, yeast, etc. from the left pane over to the recipe area and skip
the ingredient selection window altogether, too.
Posted in thread: hoppy beer recipe please on 08-24-2012 at 02:46 AM
Stone IPA or Stone Ruinatation.
Posted in thread: Bottling pre-carbonated beer with starsan for soonish consumption on 08-23-2012 at 11:06 PM
No- it'll be fine. I often sanitize a growler right before filling, if I'm not sure it'll be
kept in the fridge for the weekend or drunk right away. I do it all the time with bottles, and
then fill wi...
Posted in thread: Bottling pre-carbonated beer with starsan for soonish consumption on 08-23-2012 at 03:46 PM
Thanks for the replies guys. I don't fear the foam normally but since I plan to bottle today
and drink tomorrow I wasn't sure if this would make my awesome kolsch and ipa taste like moldy
Posted in thread: Bottling pre-carbonated beer with starsan for soonish consumption on 08-21-2012 at 01:40 AM
I'm wondering what you wise forum folks think is the best method of sanitation for bottling
some pre-carbonated beer for the upcoming weekend?My options are starsan, iodophor, and a good
hot rinse. If...