Last Activity:09-16-2013 3:23 PM
Posted in thread: thick foam on the top on 09-17-2013 at 03:43 PM
Hi twistr25,Just some heads up here:Turned out you were right with option 2;the tick foam was
most likely an infection.I ended up with a cider which smells sulphury.I use yeast nutrients
and vitamins ...
Posted in thread: Commercial brewery hot pasteurization on 09-16-2013 at 09:23 PM
Hi dgr!I used pectinase.After I pressed the apples, I sulfited the juice,then 12 hours later I
added pectinase; and in just 1hour the juice turned out clear.I was stunned by its
Posted in thread: Commercial brewery hot pasteurization on 09-16-2013 at 05:07 PM
Thanks.You're both right. Most breweries pasteurize through pasteurizer tunnel: capped beer is
pasteurized. Some apple juice producers use hot-fill pasteurization.The product is pasteurized
Posted in thread: Commercial brewery hot pasteurization on 09-16-2013 at 02:36 PM
Hi everybody,I was wondering how do commercial breweries, which cannot afford cold
pasteurization system, hot pasteurize their beer (provided they do pasteurize it, of course)
?Do they pasteurize with...
Posted in thread: thick foam on the top on 09-13-2013 at 03:17 PM
OK. Sounds good. Very appreciated.Just a last question to go further in my understanding of
Krausen:Does yeast oxidative respiration produce enough CO2 to form a Krausen?In other words,
does Krausen h...
Posted in thread: thick foam on the top on 09-13-2013 at 02:19 PM
Hi,Thanks for you comment.I forgot to mention that I took a reading a few hours after the foam
showed up. It was SG 1.042 (so a loss of 2 SG degree).Do you still think it was krausen from an
Posted in thread: thick foam on the top on 09-13-2013 at 12:46 PM
Hi everybody,I'm making hard cider (with apple juice blend). 1.044 OG.Can somebody tell me what
is the thick yellowish-brown foam layerwhich has formed on the top of my demijohn (sorry I
didn't take a...
Posted in thread: Yeast generates its own heat on 08-19-2013 at 11:41 AM
Thanks pals for all your comments.I've found that interesting article: shows a chart of the
expected rise of temperature.The actually conclusion will vary on a case by case basis but
nearly always c...
Posted in thread: Yeast generates its own heat on 08-18-2013 at 10:52 PM
Hi everybody,I've read that yeast generates its own heat during fermentation. And therefore,
the temperature inside the fermenter can reach 7F degree higher than ambient temperature.I've
found a nice ...
Posted in thread: Grain storage on 08-17-2013 at 10:33 AM
Awesome!Is that a fridge or is it an IT server rack?It's very neat and tidy :D