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Posted in thread: Storing Starsan in keg on 09-09-2006 at 06:37 PM
Someone recommended using TSP to clean my keggle. Worked like a charm. I scrubbed the daylights
out of it then rinsed and rinsed and rinsed then I followed up with some Star-San just to make
Posted in thread: Storing Starsan in keg on 09-09-2006 at 02:43 PM
The o-rings should be fine and while I sort of remember something about star-san and stainless,
I myself either have beer or star-san in my kegs nearly all the time and I've never noticed any
Posted in thread: Honey burns? on 08-27-2006 at 01:25 AM
If there's room in the container, I usually put hot or near boiling water in the honey (scooped
out of my boil) and put the lid back on. Shake it for a bit and it mixes in better. Side
effect: also ge...
Posted in thread: Honey burns? on 08-27-2006 at 12:09 AM
Yeah, that's pretty much what I was thinking. Thanks.
Posted in thread: Honey burns? on 08-26-2006 at 11:59 PM
I'm brewing tonight and for the first time I'm using 1.5# of honey. Does honey have the
potential to burn on the bottom of the kettle like LME? The recipe calls for the honey to be
added 45 minutes in...
Posted in thread: question about straining while brewing on 08-20-2006 at 02:37 AM
Use a grain bag and a super fine, nylon mesh hop bag. It really keeps the trub down.
Posted in thread: I'm brewing now, need advice on dry hopping technique on 08-20-2006 at 01:26 AM
No harm but basically pointless. Throw wome hops in a bag and toss in the secondary. I put the
hop bag in some boiling water for a couple minutes myself then add but to each his own. My
Posted in thread: I'm brewing now, need advice on dry hopping technique on 08-19-2006 at 11:03 PM
Dry hopping mainly adds aroma and those oils are gone from the boiled hops. You might get a
little from the columbus, but I won't count on it. That's kinda what I've been thinking. Do you
think I'll d...
Posted in thread: I'm brewing now, need advice on dry hopping technique on 08-19-2006 at 10:12 PM
I'm brewing an IPA now (call it IPA 2). It's an extract brew, steeping grains now, 5:10pm EDT.
I plan to pitch this batch on the yeast cake of different IPA (let's call it IPA 1) that I'll
be moving t...
Posted in thread: Hops filter? on 08-19-2006 at 04:33 AM
That's it! Does it add aroma only? What affect does it have on flavor. Do you use it with a
beer that's already been dry hopped? Do I need to bring my own beer mug to your picnic?