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Posted in thread: Can starsan leach rubber phenol into the beer? on 03-03-2016 at 02:14 AM
What temperature did you ferment at, and with what yeast?Pitched at 67Made sure temps never got
above mid 70's. I did have some crazy blowoff at firstPitched on top of a yeast cake from my
last pale a...
Posted in thread: Can starsan leach rubber phenol into the beer? on 03-03-2016 at 02:02 AM
I just bottled a fruit ale (mcmenamins ruby clone) and it's got a weird rubber band-aid phenol,
almost like the way the rubber airlock gasket smells.. Since I use starsan is it possible the
Posted in thread: Pale ale initial fermentation temp too high on 12-07-2015 at 09:31 PM
okay whew.. i looked now and the temp dropped to 64 so i took off the wet towel and removed it
from the tub of water... we'll see where temp goes now, hopefully itll ramp back up and hold
Posted in thread: Pale ale initial fermentation temp too high on 12-07-2015 at 08:18 PM
So I pitched a pale ale over the yeast cake of my last pale ale right after bottling it.initial
wort temp was 70 but then i added about a gallon of cold water which brought it down to 68ish
(this was ...
Posted in thread: Save my mead! on 07-22-2014 at 02:33 AM
So I have a 5gal batch of mead that's been sitting for well over 6 months (I'd have to look at
my old posts to see exact age) It's basically 12 lbs honey and essential oils were added during
Posted in thread: Trader Joe's Coffee Concentrate on 05-01-2014 at 04:06 PM
I've had it, I just figured it was still a coffee bomb. I drink it frequently and mix with at
least 8 oz of milk.yeah I was going for like a starbucks style mocha espresso stout and it came
Posted in thread: Trader Joe's Coffee Concentrate on 05-01-2014 at 03:39 PM
32 oz for 5 gallons? Since we're looking at concentrate, was it all coffee and no beer?It's not
that concentrated, your supposed to mix the concentrate with milk to make a latte.. so think of
it like ...
Posted in thread: Trader Joe's Coffee Concentrate on 04-30-2014 at 04:34 PM
Any feedback on this added to beer???Hey sorry for no updates!my stout turned out good! the
entire bottle was used for a 5 gal batch, I also added some unsweetened cacao powder to make it
like a mocha...
Posted in thread: Adding frozen whole cranberries and blueberries on 01-12-2014 at 05:50 PM
You'll likely be fine. You will need a small amount of space to allow for fruit or liquid
movement anyway.Especially if you're working in the unstabilised scenario.....They can trap
escaping CO2 from ...
Posted in thread: Adding frozen whole cranberries and blueberries on 01-12-2014 at 08:09 AM
Why would you think that ?They will likely float whether you break them up or not. Actually if
you do break them up you can get bitterness from broken/damaged seeds.......With that amount of