Last Activity:12-22-2016 12:11 AM
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Posted in thread: I'm still trying to figure out these yeast starter basics on 12-22-2016 at 12:11 AM
An awful lot of concern over something which in practice is not very important.You do need
healthy yeast in sufficient quantity.7 sometimes 11 grams of quality dried yeast is sufficient
for a 23 litre...
Posted in thread: Maybe A handy Degassing trick. on 12-21-2016 at 11:59 PM
".......not just for degassing either. Racking and bottling. I can rack 5 six gallon carboys
and wash and clean the used carboys in about 45 minutes and never pick up a full carboy."I'm a
long time be...
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 09-29-2016 at 03:06 AM
There are a few possible options that should reduce the risk of mould:1) Fill with a strong
salt solution & leave for maybe a month before draining.2) Purchase some timber treatment
crystals ( my loca...
Posted in thread: STC-1000 replacing refrigerator thermostat on 07-15-2016 at 02:22 AM
From my perspective, if the thermostat is functioning. Just plug the refrigerator or freezer
into the STC-1000 set the temps you want and turn the temp control in freezer/refrigerator to
Posted in thread: Keg Pressure Gauge?? on 06-25-2016 at 01:57 PM
Does not look that easy to set up neatly.Using a ball lock quick connect is the optimum
solution & that involves some "difficult plumbing".
Posted in thread: Ale - Warm or cold conditioning best? Full or no psi while conditioning? on 06-25-2016 at 05:13 AM
I can't follow much of the theory discussed in the above posts.I do know that if you are lucky
enough to be able to visit a substantial sized commercial brewery, you will likely see many
Posted in thread: carboy cleaner / keg cleaner / beer line cleaner! on 05-28-2016 at 06:21 AM
Look I said I did not know what an ounce, was let alone spell it correctly!Don't get ****ty
with Australia, course we do some daft things but metric measurements are the de-facto standard
for all scie...
Posted in thread: carboy cleaner / keg cleaner / beer line cleaner! on 05-24-2016 at 05:20 AM
"Hot PBW" - that's not exactly specific?I have some PBW & it has no declaration of the contents
& does not mention temperature except to specify 100 - 160 F (about 60C for the enlightened)
which is no...
Posted in thread: DIY Carboy/Keg Cleaner on 05-24-2016 at 05:09 AM
If a quality & effective keg cleaning compound is mixed at the correct ratio it should be
possible to both clean & sanitise simultaneously. Of course a final rinse with hot water at
above 70 Deg C is ...
Posted in thread: lager yeast washing on 05-13-2016 at 01:23 AM
Maybe I have missed something mentioned earlier. But what exactly is used for yeast nutrient? I
don't recall seeing anything like that packaged for sale at my LHBS. I know the ingredients are