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Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 08-23-2011 at 01:08 AM
I'm looking into dry yeast since at least one starter was overly active. Of course I pitched
the last batch with Notty without rehydrating. Woops.We need to calibrate our thermometers,
Posted in thread: Python/XML Beginner on 08-23-2011 at 12:32 AM
Welp, I thought of the project to learn python first, and brewing stuff second. But your
suggestions are good ones. I'd like to get an arduino but that will have to wait until I find a
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 08-23-2011 at 12:31 AM
Ok, this is an update: Local homebrew club suggested our off flavors are due to a low mash temp
and a short boil time. That makes me feel a lot better about my sanitation stuff. Next step is
Posted in thread: Python/XML Beginner on 07-14-2011 at 10:51 PM
Hi,I am playing around with Python and naturally I am using brewing to inspire projects. I am
not a programmer. I'm hoping the forum can help in two ways.First, the BeerXML standard look
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 07-13-2011 at 06:48 PM
Oh god no. I sanitize as close to use as possible. All bottling stuff is sanitized during
bottling. I try to let Star San work for three minutes, and stay wet until ready.I use a bottle
jet to rinse t...
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 07-11-2011 at 11:15 PM
Just bottled a Janet's Brown clone with no taste of off flavors. Hopefully they don't develop.
If they do, I'll have to look at the bottling bucket more closely. For a while, I was using it
to soak bo...
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 07-09-2011 at 10:55 PM
Yeah, I cringed too when I wrote sponge. So I'll never use that in a sanitation setting again.
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 07-09-2011 at 07:58 PM
I get your point. And I'm trying to relax, but 20 gallons is a lot of wasted beer. Now I have
another batch that may or may not be drinkable in 2 weeks. I'm obviously doing something wrong.
Even if I ...
Posted in thread: Do we have an abnormal fear of contamination? on 07-09-2011 at 07:44 PM
I wasn't before. I am becoming more paranoid now:
Posted in thread: Sanitation Checklist Help on 07-09-2011 at 07:40 PM
Hi,[This is a long post, and I apologize. If I ask about sanitation, it seems like I should
describe my process.]I'm hoping to crowd source possible sources of a light wild yeast
infection in my last ...