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Posted in thread: how long does star san last? on 11-06-2012 at 09:56 PM
There isn't a sticky for this!? UTFSE plz
Posted in thread: Hop shelf life. on 11-01-2012 at 06:39 PM
I have a quarter # of Willamette thats 7 years old. Vacuumed and freezer'd the whole time.
Posted in thread: Dimensions of 1 Pound of Hops? Bulk Buy Question on 11-01-2012 at 06:37 PM
1# of pellets... i wouldnt be concerned. probably like half of one of your door shelves.
Posted in thread: Do bottle caps go bad? on 11-01-2012 at 02:51 PM
I thought the o2 magic was activated with h2o? If the caps were stored a cool place I wouldn't
worry. Inspect the seal otherwise bottle away with those vintage suckers!!
Posted in thread: Pitching past White Labs 'best buy' date. on 11-01-2012 at 02:03 PM
How big a starter? Nutes? Given clean enough procedures, I don't think a vial at 10%, or even
.01% could ever be lost completely.
Posted in thread: Caustics on 11-01-2012 at 01:51 PM
Thanks for the good info and advice everyone! I am usually very safe around chemicals but I
know accidents happen and well.. from matt's post they are not the tingly fun kinds.Dstar- are
you saying Na...
Posted in thread: Why extract? on 10-31-2012 at 02:50 AM
Extract beers win awards every year at homebrew competitions, and I'm pretty sure there's a few
craft breweries who just use extract in their beers.I always have around 6#s of dme/lme
available for st...
Posted in thread: Caustics on 10-31-2012 at 02:37 AM
I was wondering if potassium or sodium hydroxide has any applications in cleaning of homebrew
equipment. I am aware it can etch glass and melt plastic, but even in weaker solutions it still
Posted in thread: Hurricane Sandy live from north Brigantine, NJ on 10-29-2012 at 05:53 PM
wow looks like ur getting pounded pretty good right now! stay safe!
Posted in thread: what do you use to take gravity samples? on 10-26-2012 at 02:22 AM
whats the point to it? heating and cooling thin glass is usually not good juju.and your just
sanitizing by boiling, which you could've effectively done with some starsan, iodine, alcohol,
etc.I don't ...