Last Activity:11-07-2013 11:11 AM
Posted in thread: Keg cleaning - Barkeeper's friend? on 04-26-2014 at 05:29 PM
So I just recently discovered the wonder of Barkeeper's Friend - at least for use on really
thick, tough stainless steel equipment like my brewing pot.Does anyone use Barkeeper's Friend
on the insides...
Posted in thread: False bottoms: explain to me like I'm 5 on 10-30-2013 at 08:40 PM
Can someone explain to me in detail how to avoid stuck mashes / sparges with a false bottom? I
do only infusion mashing right now and am considering switching to RIMS, and it seems like a
stuck mash c...
Posted in thread: Yeast harvesting - Schedule? on 12-04-2005 at 12:46 AM
Huh, so you only do a 1-stage thing, not a re-pitch into a bigger starter before the main tank?
Hmm... thanks for the info.I used to use the sediment from Worthington White Shield. (A
Posted in thread: Yeast harvesting - Schedule? on 12-03-2005 at 10:13 PM
My next project is an old ale, and I have one bottle remaining of my favorite example brew
(bottle conditioned -- looks like a huge layer of yeast on the bottom too; score!). From some
previous posts ...
Posted in thread: Chill haze on 11-30-2005 at 03:46 AM
So, how does chill haze work?I just started cracking open my latest batch, a pale Koelsch; the
first few bottles I just put in the fridge briefly, for like 20-30 minutes, then poured into a
Posted in thread: Shipping Beer on 11-29-2005 at 12:03 AM
It's mostly a policy thing rather than a law thing... caused by an extremely messy law thing.
There's not 1 federal law on shipping alcohol (well, there may be a statute or regulation
forbidding the U...
Posted in thread: What a stout! on 11-27-2005 at 02:31 AM
How much of that should be in the bottle and how much in secondary? And since I'm moving to
california in August, if it really takes a year, will it travel? Having beer bombs in my U-haul
is not somet...
Posted in thread: Maximum black malt per 5-gal batch? on 11-27-2005 at 01:14 AM
What's the most black patent malt you've ever used in a 5 gallon batch, and how was the
resulting beer? Some sources (I'm especially thinking Palmer here, in "How to Brew") warn that
anything over abo...
Posted in thread: Stopping added ezymes added during fermentation on 11-25-2005 at 11:17 PM
I second D42's suggestion to just ride it out... in fact I sort of doubt that you'll get much
of anything from adding enzymes in the primary; alpha amylase is really only very active
between 155 and 1...
Posted in thread: Since switching to larger bottles - problems with carbonation? on 11-17-2005 at 05:43 PM
Also, if you are using flocculant yeast, laggering, or extended secondary add some extra
yeast.What's a good amount of yeast to pitch in this context to ensure enough activity to
carbonate, but not ge...