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Posted in thread: FW Velvet Merlin (Merkin) Clone? on 11-29-2012 at 02:35 PM
@oshucksPutting together my own Velvet Merlin clone and wondering if you could offer any
feedback on the last recipe you posted? What adjustments would you make if you were to do this
Posted in thread: Plastic smell and taste on 11-17-2011 at 04:47 AM
Also many others use campden tablets to eliminate chlorine/chloramine. Many posts out there on
the topic. FWIW.
Posted in thread: Plastic smell and taste on 11-17-2011 at 04:34 AM
I've been experiencing the same thing in my beers and also beers from other home brewers in my
area. I always taste a faint plastic flavor that flattens out malt/grain flavors. It's not
Posted in thread: How big of a starter do I need for my washed yeast. on 11-09-2011 at 02:09 PM
Hi there,I'm attempting to re-pitch my first batch of rinsed yeast. It was rinsed on 9/25
giving it 22% viability according to Jamil's calculator. Unfortunately I only have a small
amount of the stuff...
Posted in thread: Is it safe to finish ferm at room temps? (SOFC) on 10-03-2011 at 10:50 PM
Thanks to everyone for the great news. Sounds like I can start to double my production so
that's fantastic news.One follow up question: Where in this process would you recommend adding
things like ext...
Posted in thread: Is it safe to finish ferm at room temps? (SOFC) on 10-03-2011 at 01:49 PM
Right now I have a Son of Fermentation Chiller (SOFC) that I use to ferment one batch at a
time. I'd like to step it up and be able to have more than one batch going at one time without
having to inve...
Posted in thread: Son of Fermentation Chamber - Parts Question (Electrical) on 06-24-2011 at 12:48 PM
Got an old computer by an chance?Nah, but I know where you're going. Since venturing into the
world of laptops the best I'd be able to find is a 1" fan... although stringing together 8-10
of those cou...
Posted in thread: Son of Fermentation Chamber - Parts Question (Electrical) on 06-23-2011 at 12:57 PM
Thanks much. This all makes sense. I was able to find a 500mA power supply in a box of old
stuff. Now if I only had a spare fan lying around that would get things going even quicker.I
appreciate your ...
Posted in thread: Son of Fermentation Chamber - Parts Question (Electrical) on 06-22-2011 at 01:34 PM
Hey all, first post here. Been following the forums for over a month now and have gained
invaluable insight into my new hobby. FWIW Thanks to anyone who stumbles across this.My
question is one for any...