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  • Posted in thread: Another Glass Top Stove Question on 12-10-2013 at 03:16 AM
    I get 7 gallons to a rolling boil in a stainless double bottom pot on my whirlpool (maytag)
    glass top. I've done close to a hundred batches... no signs of deterioration of the seal around
    the glass to...

  • Posted in thread: Ever brew a batch of water? on 12-08-2013 at 11:32 PM
    Your probably right. I am overreacting from smells coming from my hdpe fermenters after
    cleaning. smells from kegs after cleaning. But it's got me wondering anyhow about how clean my
    beer is. It is am...

  • Posted in thread: Anybody know what the white cloud is on 12-03-2013 at 03:04 AM
    Break material. Very normal. If you can, try to get a good whirlpool going and avoid sucking
    some of that into your fermenter.

  • Posted in thread: Can somebody please tell me to RDWHAHB? on 12-03-2013 at 02:50 AM
    I can't speak to sours from a brewing perspective, but have racked out from under mold a few
    times and never gotten anything off flavored.

  • Posted in thread: I need style suggestions for a fast turn around beer on 12-03-2013 at 02:45 AM
    In four weeks you could have a very tasty mild fermented, bottle conditioned, crystal clear,
    and in its prime.I would recommend the 04, personally. While 05 will drop clear, the 04 will do
    it faster a...

  • Posted in thread: Help with bottle cleaning problem on 12-03-2013 at 02:18 AM
    What are you soaking them in? Vessel, not chemical. Stainless steel, plastic, etc...

  • Posted in thread: Star San leak on 12-01-2013 at 05:54 AM
    A while back, I bought a 32 ounce bottle of Star San to save some cash by buying in bulk. I'm
    guessing it's been about six months, and now I'm getting down to the last few ounces. But
    tonight while I ...

  • Posted in thread: Not your normal autolysis question on 11-17-2013 at 10:52 PM
    Is there a chance the issue is coming from your dispensing equipment? Dirty keg tube, rubber,
    line, etc? If it is the beer and you can sit on it, I'd let it relax for a few months,
    transferring it off...

  • Posted in thread: Brewer's Friend Water Calculator question. on 03-24-2013 at 09:09 PM
    -edit- Found the updated calculator here and answered my own question, I think.Quick question -
    I'm dipping my feet into water adjustments, thought I had everything figured out, then read a
    little mor...

  • Posted in thread: Nonstop fermentation on 02-27-2013 at 02:50 AM
    Use that new hydrometer to take a gravity reading, then wait three days and take another. If
    they're the same, it's done. If not, the yeast is still working.

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