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Posted in thread: Rinsing with tap water? on 09-11-2005 at 03:52 AM
Do I desanitize things when I run tap water over them? Like if I want to clean the excess
cleanser from my autosiphon can I rinse with unboiled water? Or does tap water leave things
sanitary after it ...
Posted in thread: Explosions Acomin'? on 08-26-2005 at 06:39 PM
My 22oz bottles full of Hefe were filled Wednesday night. As of this (Friday afternoon) moment
they have a small layer of yeast in them approximately two quarters high. That seems awfully
fast, does t...
Posted in thread: One mother of a strange sanitization idea. on 08-24-2005 at 09:04 PM
Okay, so yesterday I put my bottles that had been soaking in Ammonia water (for label removing
purposes) into the Dishwasher (with no soap of course) for extra sanitization and Ammonia funk
Posted in thread: Starter Kits on 08-24-2005 at 09:02 PM
Great name.(His name is my name too...)Glad to see you're looking into two stage. Although I am
new and newbish, I do have a strange piece of advice: when you get your glass carboy, cover it.
Many of ...
Posted in thread: Light and the Clear 5G secondary on 08-23-2005 at 11:43 PM
Well I hope you're all right! :confused:
Posted in thread: Light and the Clear 5G secondary on 08-23-2005 at 06:23 PM
Crap.I just realized my clear glass secondary needs to be kept out of the light. I bottle
tomorrow. It's been getting flourescent light from the room it's in, and some indirect daylight
through the cu...
Posted in thread: A Tricky question regarding when to bottle. on 08-16-2005 at 12:10 AM
I made a noob mistake, I transferred to secondary before the Krausen was done Krausening. That
is, prematurely. I have no idea what this means, and I can not find the answer in any book. My
Posted in thread: Racking day: What is this stuff? With pics. on 08-10-2005 at 11:23 PM
anytime, happy to help.do you primary in a glass 6.5 g carboy? if not, maybe for future brews.
that way you can see when the activity is complete w/out lifting a lid on a bucket set-up (and
having to ...
Posted in thread: Racking day: What is this stuff? With pics. on 08-10-2005 at 08:14 PM
yep, that's the krausen from the fermentation process (in the first pic). did you pour it into
the pint glass? makes me thirsty for a big ol' milk shake!!!!the objective is to allow the
krausen to sub...
Posted in thread: Racking day: What is this stuff? With pics. on 08-10-2005 at 06:44 PM
Some strange things observed when transferring to the secondary: What is that brown stuff???
This is what was left over after I was done brewing. It tasted awful, and the stuff at the
bottom was cr...