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Posted in thread: Campden Tablets (Sulfites) and Brewing Water on 02-26-2013 at 06:32 PM
Probably not but try it in the glass first. Bisulfite appears to offer promise as it has the
potential to reduce nasty things like acetaldehyde and diacetyl in finished beer to less
Posted in thread: Campden Tablets (Sulfites) and Brewing Water on 02-25-2013 at 06:43 PM
I'm curious if this could have a positive effect on a beer that's already been brewed? I have
about 4 gallons of a Belgian Quad in a keg, and I get a distinct chlorinated-tasting solvent
taste from it...
Posted in thread: Oktoberfest starter on 05-02-2012 at 02:15 AM
Use something like Wyeast Pitch Rate Calculator. You want 2 million cells per milliliter wort
per degree plato for a lager like that--so something around 30 million cells / milliliter. Play
with a few...
Posted in thread: Why does my homebrew make me fart so much? on 05-23-2011 at 07:40 PM
I'm not so sure I got really bad gas out of my regular homebrews...but my second batch was an
extract version of Bee Cave Brewery Porter (delicious recipe, EdWort!) with 16 ounces of
Posted in thread: Commercial IPAs on 05-17-2011 at 11:26 PM
This list is seriously lacking in Colorado suds!Great Divide Titan IPA and Fresh HopAvery India
Pale Ale and Maharaja (tho it's an imperial, of course)Odell IPAAvery IPA and Great Divide
Titan IPA are...
Posted in thread: My Imperial Stout Recipe, getting ready for winter ha! on 05-12-2011 at 07:09 PM
Keep in mind I haven't done a beer that heavy all grain...so take my advice with a big grain of
salt: Mash temperature seems a bit high to me for something that high of gravity. Perhaps
getting a bit ...
Posted in thread: help with fermentation chamber build on 05-10-2011 at 08:36 PM
For that kind of heat, you are going to need a fridge.Keep looking, I see cheap and free
fridges on CL all the time. You just have to be ready to pounce, I've lost out by being less
than a hour too la...
Posted in thread: Repeated higher than expected attenuation- cause? on 05-03-2011 at 07:56 PM
I'm also wondering if it's cause I take my OG reading prior to pitching, and then pitch the
entire starter rather than decanting and just pitching the slurry, and that waters it down
enough to make my...
Posted in thread: primary on a stir plate on 05-03-2011 at 07:45 PM
I wonder what effect on the flavor of the beer having all the trub constantly agitated into
solution would have? Would it throw off odd flavors as yeast-in-poor-health that would normally
just die hap...
Posted in thread: Avery Karma Recipe on 05-03-2011 at 06:18 PM
Sounds very interesting indeed.....now to do a little reseach on how one would go about
locating this obscure fruit.I've seen it at Whole Foods in Boulder //shrug//Not sure it's in
season anymore, tho...