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Posted in thread: Blow Off Container Suck Back on 01-20-2014 at 02:31 PM
Just plain water. I only use sanitizer in airlocks.I figure there is a good chance that
something wild (brett) was in that container, what I am worried about is mold/bacteria being
able to create off ...
Posted in thread: Blow Off Container Suck Back on 01-20-2014 at 02:17 PM
Aye, the temperature change from 85° to 64° caused a vacuum to happen in inside the carboy. I
didn't really think that the change in temperature would cause suck back. When I cold crash I
always use a...
Posted in thread: Blow Off Container Suck Back on 01-20-2014 at 01:50 PM
What is the likelihood of nasties from the blow off container growing in a beer with a final
gravity of 1.002? Rookie mistake made by me when I took my 85°F fermenting sour and placed it
in my 64°F ba...
Posted in thread: Dark gray layer on top of yeast sample on 10-02-2013 at 12:55 PM
Everything went fine with this batch. It fermented quick and clean. In hindsight, I wish I
would have harvested this generation of yeast. I know sometimes things don’t get really good
until the 3rd ge...
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-24-2013 at 12:28 PM
Thanks for all the input, it is much appreciated.
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-23-2013 at 01:15 PM
Thanks for the reply. Technically they are not taking Wood Aged beers, so 22C is not available.
I think the Vanilla is more forward, followed by the oak. The bourbon is not really there
unless you are...
Posted in thread: Help with BJCP Category on 04-23-2013 at 12:20 PM
I am entering a contest and I am not sure what category to put this beer in:Vanilla Oak Porter
(1 Vanilla Bean and 1 oz. Medium Toast French Oak Cubes soaked in Bourbon)Would it be
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-11-2013 at 12:20 PM
I attach my wand to the spigot on the bottling bucket. I always rinse it, then soak it in Oxi
after each use. Before I use it again, it goes in the sanitizing bucket for at least 15 minutes
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-10-2013 at 02:48 PM
blackjaw, no chance that sunlight got to some (I have no idea why that would make a
difference).....what about temperature swings, anything possible there? there is a possible
variable here that can't...
Posted in thread: color change after bottling on 04-10-2013 at 12:53 PM
I had the same issue with a batch of White IPA I dry hopped with a large dose of Galaxy hops.
The yeast used was WLP585 Saison III and was bottled within a month of brewing. I bottled 12
bottles of th...