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Posted in thread: White film in bottles on 01-11-2012 at 10:48 PM
I bottle my beer.I rinse out bottles immediately after drinking, then let dry.I sanitize with
starsan just before bottling.I am starting to get a white residue on some bottles. The residue
is on the g...
Posted in thread: 2000ML Stir plate limitations on 01-07-2012 at 12:38 AM
Nice trick MrManifesto. I never thought of that, but I will add that to my bag of idea's.Thanks
Posted in thread: 2000ML Stir plate limitations on 01-07-2012 at 12:23 AM
I do not boil in the flask....so no problem there. I just started using a stir plate. One batch
under my belt with it, but it was a 1000ML starter. Now I need a 2000ML starter. From what I
saw last ti...
Posted in thread: 2000ML Stir plate limitations on 01-06-2012 at 10:43 PM
What is the largest starter I can do in a 2000ML Flask on a stir plate without having any
Posted in thread: Starter vessle for stir plate. on 01-06-2012 at 10:41 PM
My best bar is a 1.625" bar. It makes a nice vortex at low speed and it is so quite you can not
hear it at all.I have a 1" bar that lets the plate spin too fast. At lowest speed the thing is
Posted in thread: Starter vessle for stir plate. on 01-06-2012 at 12:21 AM
Roger that Carter5112. I did not mean to brag.
Posted in thread: Steam Beer Starter on 01-04-2012 at 10:47 PM
Planning on using MrMalty and the Hybrid option. Fermenting at 68F, Pitching at 60F. I
Posted in thread: First Steam Beer on 01-04-2012 at 10:44 PM
Thanks to everyone.I plan to just do a primary fermentation then bottle. Would it be
unreasonable to expect this batch to be ready to bottle at 3 weeks with a fermentation temp of
60 to 63F. I don't w...
Posted in thread: First Steam Beer on 01-04-2012 at 10:32 PM
Too late Morticaixavier.......already have my Northern Brewer hops. Will use your advise on my
next steam beer.Also......I never noticed the hybrid option. Will take a look at that. Thanks
Posted in thread: First Steam Beer on 01-04-2012 at 10:29 PM
I can control temp by putting in an ice/water bath. House is 68F. Recipe really does not call
out a fermentation temp, but the yeast performs well from 58F to 65F. I plan to ferment as
close to 60F as...