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Posted in thread: storing empty kegs un-refrigerated on 08-08-2013 at 03:14 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 02:56 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 07-08-2013 at 12:28 AM
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 09:06 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 10:44 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 11:08 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 06:40 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 02:03 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,
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 10-27-2012 at 01:39 AM
Diversol which I see mentioned warmly, is I believe also widely known as "Pink".I recognise
this is widely used, & considered very effective as a cleaner.BUT.....as I understand it's
composition, it c...
Posted in thread: Rust in MLT on 10-27-2012 at 01:30 AM
Bit late for comment now but for those who may come later:1) Stainless steel can, & often does
rust, but generally the corrosion is mild & there is usually an identifiable reason.2) There
are many all...