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  • Posted in thread: GOOD on Netflix STREAMING? on 07-27-2016 at 05:48 PM
    Not sure if mentioned yet, but Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is pretty good. The wife and I started
    watching it a couple weeks ago and are about halfway thru. It's a comedy-musical and I
    generally can't stand m...

  • Posted in thread: LHBS pissed crushed on 07-21-2016 at 01:54 AM
    Just brew as planned, it'll be fine. Seriously, there's nothing wrong with that crush.

  • Posted in thread: LHBS pissed crushed on 07-21-2016 at 01:32 AM
    Settle down, Nancy. That's a beautiful crush you have there.

  • Posted in thread: Yeast starter looks odd, help needed please on 07-19-2016 at 08:13 PM
    English Ale (or related) yeast? If so, that's normal.

  • Posted in thread: Diacetyl problems with ales and lagers on 07-19-2016 at 01:58 AM
    to be honest, an infection would the the bottom of my list for Diacetyl...Mine too... unless it
    kept coming back, as OP has described. Diacetyl is pretty easy to avoid and/or mitigate even in
    lagers, ...

  • Posted in thread: Diacetyl problems with ales and lagers on 07-19-2016 at 01:50 AM
    Yes, I think it would be correct to assume that both versions would show symptoms if the source
    were a brewday infection. It could also be that the ale is slower to show symptoms, but
    hopefully, it wo...

  • Posted in thread: another "please help troubleshoot my foam problem" thread on 07-18-2016 at 10:04 PM
    Yeah, sounds overcarbed to me, too.Take it off the gas and purge the CO2 in the headspace.
    Leave the gas off and continue to purge the headspace 6-8 times over the next couple of days,
    then put it bac...

  • Posted in thread: Open fermenting Hefeweizen? on 07-18-2016 at 12:01 PM
    I think most hefes traditionally ferm out with a noticable eggy smell, but it normally goes
    away.Normally, yes. But after nearly three weeks in the fermenter and still having a very
    strong sulfur tast...

  • Posted in thread: Open fermenting Hefeweizen? on 07-18-2016 at 11:52 AM
    I am curious about your method, but what difference is foil over the top from a lid that isn't
    air right and may have a leaky seal? Seems to me this isn't really open fermentation, but I
    don't know?Be...

  • Posted in thread: Diacetyl problems with ales and lagers on 07-18-2016 at 11:43 AM
    Persistent problems with diacetyl, assuming that's what you have there, would have me looking
    for an infection. Do you have a ball valve on your kettle, by chance?

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