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Posted in thread: Help with Boston Water Report (chlorine levels) on 10-04-2012 at 03:44 PM
Hmmm, Campden tablet it is then. It's odd though, this is the first time I've had this flavor
out of 10 or so beers I've done in Boston... and I didn't taste any hint of this
plasticy/rubbery flavor p...
Posted in thread: Help with Boston Water Report (chlorine levels) on 10-04-2012 at 12:54 PM
So I am getting a plastic off-taste in my IPA that I kegged two weeks ago, and I am trying to
pinpoint whether it could be my water or keg, tubing, infection, etc. Anyway, I had a question
Posted in thread: Is this bad? (picture included) on 06-07-2012 at 06:05 PM
Ok thanks, I'll try a hose clamp and see how that goes.
Posted in thread: Is this bad? (picture included) on 06-07-2012 at 04:34 PM
Whenever I drain the wort from my mash, I get air bubbles in the tube. Is this oxidizing my
beer? Is this bad? If it is, how do I get rid of it? When I pinch the tube they go away for a
minute but jus...
Posted in thread: Weird After taste... on 05-10-2011 at 03:47 PM
Yeah the extra oxygen in your keg could be what's giving it that stale taste. When you keg it
and pressurize it, pull the release valve on the top for a few seconds to let the air out, then
wait for i...
Posted in thread: Weird After taste... on 05-10-2011 at 03:20 PM
Are you purging the O2 from the head space of the keg when you keg it? Maybe that's doing it...
Posted in thread: Combine American and Bavarian Wheat Yeasts? on 05-06-2011 at 08:14 PM
I've been making some wheat beers lately and so far have stuck to an American Wheat. However
for the next one I was thinking of making it a little more interesting and combining Wyeast
American Wheat ...
Posted in thread: Force carbonate at RT, then chill and serve? on 03-23-2011 at 09:27 PM
Well cause I didn't want to chill it, and then I have to transport it, and it's probably going
to sit out at room temp for a day... and I didn't want it to go through all those temperature
Posted in thread: Force carbonate at RT, then chill and serve? on 03-23-2011 at 08:45 PM
So here's the deal... I've got a batch I'm getting ready and want to serve it at a party.
Basically what I was thinking of doing was to force carb it over a week at room temp and set
the psi in the hi...
Posted in thread: liquid used in airlock on 12-23-2010 at 08:31 PM
What's up with vodka? I figure since you're using Star San everywhere in the first place, you
just use that. Is it just a novelty thing or does it actually provide a better barrier?