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Posted in thread: DIY effortless Brewhauler on 05-23-2015 at 05:51 PM
An update! I used a pillowcase for a beer yesterday and the pillowcase ripped. I am still going
to use this method however and double up on the pillowcases. The bag ripped when I went to lift
Posted in thread: Kolsch Yeast...is this normal? on 05-23-2015 at 05:39 PM
I'm following up on my previous post. I had to use this strain again because it was the only
thing I could get when I made another Kolsch. This time I did not get an unending krausen. The
beer does ta...
Posted in thread: DIY effortless Brewhauler on 04-23-2015 at 03:13 AM
Speaking to the strength of stitches - the Brewhauler and pillowcases are sewn with thread.
Pillowcases have a ton more stitches compared to the Brewhauler. Stitches can always fail but
I'll go with t...
Posted in thread: DIY effortless Brewhauler on 04-22-2015 at 03:11 PM
I don't own a Brewhauler and loading and unloading my carboy from my fermentation chamber is a
real pain in the ass. I used to have to put one foot inside the thing to get some leverage and
Posted in thread: How To: Using coffee pot for all grain starter on 04-22-2015 at 02:24 PM
This is the way I make easy all grain starters.If you need a 1 liter starter use 1/4 lbs of
grain, a 2 liter starter uses 1/2 pound of grain and so on. My coffee machine cup size is 5oz
so you pour in...
Posted in thread: When to drink each Tea ? on 03-19-2015 at 08:42 PM
you taste the teas along the way. some people like them fresh b/c they are sweeter, some like
aged so it has a bite to it
Posted in thread: First scoby development. Is this looking OK? on 03-19-2015 at 08:41 PM
that scoby looks fine. It will grow thicker and whiter the more you feed it and let it age
Posted in thread: Kombucha has become too vinegar-y on 03-19-2015 at 08:39 PM
I've found that black tea gets vinegar-y faster than green tea. Green tea seems to take forever
to get a vinegar bite to it so I mix both green and black teas in my kombucha.
Posted in thread: Berliner weisse sour mash: how tart do you go? on 09-10-2014 at 09:38 PM
ocluke, any update on this from last year? i'm going to dilute my berliner wort by half after a
sour mash. How did yours turn out after diluting that much?
Posted in thread: Can fully carbed cider be pasteurized? on 08-03-2014 at 03:48 PM
I think that you'd be making bombs.You don't need to pasteurize. You can cold crash to halt
yeast activity and then carb and keep everything cold. There are also several chemicals you can
add to halt ...