Last Activity:05-06-2015 7:47 AM
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Alternative on 05-04-2015 at 04:33 PM
Hey,Old post, but interesting method. I am thinking of applying this to 5 gallons of 1.040
lager: using 1 gallon of the wort as the "starter" and then adding the remaining 4 gallons a
day or 2 later. ...
Posted in thread: boiling length and evaporation - effect on DMS removal on 04-30-2015 at 11:26 AM
I agree, sometimes too much science can keep a person from actually brewing or doing other
worthwhile activities...With regard to short boil extract batches: I don't think DMS is much of
a concern wit...
Posted in thread: boiling length and evaporation - effect on DMS removal on 04-29-2015 at 05:28 PM
Hello.I recently was digging into the subject of DMS removal, as it is related to evaporation
rate, and length of boil. I was hoping a 30 minute boil with larger evap rate would take care
of DMS (I do...
Posted in thread: Light skunking when home brewing on 04-29-2015 at 05:04 PM
I once skunked some homebrew bottled in a corona bottle, deliberately. Just took a few minutes
in the bright sunshine, and.....instant imported pils!
Posted in thread: hose braid scratching my mash tun.... on 04-16-2015 at 05:58 PM
I use a wooden spoon - no issues there.As to the plastic shavings, I am exaggerating. I have
discolored scratches (some fairly deep) from the hose braid and hose clamp. Does anyone have
this sort of i...
Posted in thread: hose braid scratching my mash tun.... on 04-16-2015 at 04:52 PM
Hello.I have all grain brewed for about 10 years with a 5 gallon bucket mash tun. I have a
single length of hose braid connected to vinyl tubing, which runs through the wall of the
bucket. The hose br...
Posted in thread: WY 1968/ WLP002 Bottling Tips on 03-08-2015 at 05:56 PM
Interesting. Hope it works.
Posted in thread: adding gelatin to empty keg before transfer on 02-26-2015 at 01:48 PM
It looks decent after one day. I didn't snap a pic, but it isn't glass clear, but pretty close.
I believe the cups will be semi opaque so will work fine. My real aim was to remove the yeast
Posted in thread: adding gelatin to empty keg before transfer on 02-25-2015 at 01:39 PM
well, I gave it a whirl last night. I'll transfer to the serving keg tonight, or early tomorrow
morning. I hope it does the trick.
Posted in thread: adding gelatin to empty keg before transfer on 02-24-2015 at 02:35 PM
Hello everyone.I've brewed for about 17 years, but only recently bought kegging supplies. I am
bringing a keg to a party, but want to remove sediment first. I currently have chilled beer (34