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Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 04-20-2014 at 08:12 AM
Regarding bleach:It is very economical, even when used at high strength sometimes necessary for
speed.Needs thorough washing away with a sanitised agent such as hot water from the domestic
hot water t...
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 03-09-2014 at 11:21 PM
For a newcomer to the subject, the wide range of individual "how to's" recorded on this topic
in this thread can seem confusing.The thing to keep in mind is you need the equivalent of
"clean kitchen" ...
Posted in thread: storing empty kegs un-refrigerated on 08-08-2013 at 02:14 AM
Likewise I tend to wash & sanitise when 2, 3, or 4 kegs are empty or I desperately need a clean
keg.I have noticed that after prolonged storage uncleaned, the cleaning process is a bit longer
Posted in thread: I am wondering if anyone washes yeast with this method... on 08-08-2013 at 01:56 AM
Generally I agree with the questioner who asks if the 4 jar procedure cannot be simplified.Yes
it can, & several replies indicate we have some flexibility here.A few points I think are worth
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 07-07-2013 at 11:28 PM
I have used commonly available (bought at the supermarket) regular bleach for over 10 years. I
then purchased a house with a swimming pool & discovered (available at the local pool shop)
Posted in thread: Pulling bottles from your neighbor's recycle bin - thrifty or across the line? on 02-04-2013 at 08:06 AM
Rummaging through someones trash is disrespectful, if you are seen it's likely to become
awkward.So best avoided; just ask in an appropriate way.If you think the person may be
embarassed by the quanti...
Posted in thread: Keg Force Carbing Methods Illustrated on 01-03-2013 at 09:44 PM
Re: Bobby M's post 646.An excellent & simple answer to the often asked question of newcomers to
carbing.Addressing particularly newcomers, I think several additional points are worth
making:1) "Set & ...
Posted in thread: bottle it or wait it out on 11-04-2012 at 10:08 PM
"There are also times where the yeast just won't finish getting the beer down to the FG range
it should. That's where the extra bit of sweetness comes from". - opinion of Unionrdr.Others
have said "it...
Posted in thread: bottle it or wait it out on 11-03-2012 at 05:40 AM
OK best response seems to be: "modify the impact of sweetness by hop bitterness".I had not
really thought of that mainly because I was originally aiming for a relatively low bitterness
ale. Luckily I ...
Posted in thread: bottle it or wait it out on 11-02-2012 at 01:03 AM
I have recently had a similar problem:New to me double (2 x 1.7Kg kit) extract brew kit.Started
& went well for 3 days then one bubble from the airlock about every minute for another 10 days,