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Posted in thread: Chlorophenol (?) contamination issue on 03-06-2012 at 08:42 PM
Oh and what about aeration do you want to know? I normally rack at about a week from primary to
carboy, so it might get jostled a bit when moving around.. Otherwise I aerate the wort when
it's cool an...
Posted in thread: Chlorophenol (?) contamination issue on 03-06-2012 at 08:40 PM
I don't know the mineral content. I do know that it's very soft water-like Pilzn soft, I'm told
by those who know more about it. Generally my pitch rates are what's recommended on the wyeast
site. I u...
Posted in thread: Chlorophenol (?) contamination issue on 03-06-2012 at 05:27 PM
Cool, usually. Between 15 in winter and maybe as high as 22 in winter. I try to pick liquid
yeast that suits the season.
Posted in thread: Chlorophenol (?) contamination issue on 03-06-2012 at 03:20 AM
Okay, more info. I'm not using chlorinated tap water. I am very fortunate to have untreated
aquifer water; very soft and rated among the 'best' in the world. I do all grain and either do
6 or 11 gallo...
Posted in thread: Chlorophenol (?) contamination issue on 03-06-2012 at 01:47 AM
I've been having this contamination issue on and off for several years. Essentially, I get this
awful, medicinal scent/aftertaste to the beer. At least that's how I think to describe it, and
the guy a...
Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 06-01-2011 at 02:10 AM
Posted in thread: Please post a verified "decent" Gluten Free recipe? on 02-01-2011 at 05:12 PM
@gwadem--I though about buckwheat and definitely want to give it a try, but thought I'd try
millet first to emulate the west African beer. I do have some buckwheat that my wife grew in
the garden, tho...
Posted in thread: Please post a verified "decent" Gluten Free recipe? on 01-30-2011 at 04:20 AM
Hey, I know this thread is way dead, but thought I'd post my recipe. I used:8lbs sorghum malt
extract1.5oz goldings (bitter)1 oz goldings (finish)Windsor Ale yeastNothing fancy, but a first
shot at ho...
Posted in thread: Garlic Mead or Sage Mead? on 11-29-2009 at 01:01 AM
I always think a 1 gallon jug is perfect for experiments like this. Small batches, low cost,
and if you don't like it . . . well, you feel way less guilty about tossing it out. Matrix,
depending on wh...
Posted in thread: first mead on 11-28-2009 at 11:40 PM
Thanks for the clarification on the bulk aging. Bubbachunk and Kauai: I still bottle condition
my beer, rather than kegging, so I'm pretty used to putting it in a pitcher to avoid the