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Posted in thread: question: Where to buy quality replacement fliptops? on 05-19-2013 at 10:49 PM
Does anyone know where to find quality replacement swing/flip tops. All of mine are the cheep
ones that have most of the chrome plating flaking off. They still work but look very badley
corroded. Any ...
Posted in thread: Infection even before pitching yeast on 08-23-2012 at 10:59 PM
OMG this is a very dangerous situation. I think what you should do is let the fermentation
complete. Then bottle up this batch of beer and send it to me. I will conduct some very
scientific tests. I m...
Posted in thread: Fermented porridge on 08-23-2012 at 10:42 PM
Interesting... What are your goals? Primative beer maybe?
Posted in thread: floating thermometer sunk/melted on 04-07-2012 at 12:47 AM
Ok, I have been brewing for a while but this is a first for me. I left my floating thermometer
in my wort while boiling. I don't usually do this but I just forgot to take it out. Anyway the
Posted in thread: No Carbontion, yeast dead? on 08-21-2011 at 07:28 PM
Cool. Yeah no change in last 2 weeks. I'll update if I add a yeast grain or just wait it
out.Well, It's been a few weeks. Any carbonation?
Posted in thread: Chlorine for sanitation: any input on this? on 08-17-2011 at 01:35 PM
I made the same argument when this came up a few years ago. It turns out that I wasn't entirely
correct, and neither are you.While it's true that mixing a strong bleach solution with a strong
acid is ...
Posted in thread: Chlorine for sanitation: any input on this? on 08-16-2011 at 04:49 PM
That's why you put them into the water separately. Bleaches sanitizing power is not from it's
ph, it's from the chlorine. When you lower the ph of bleach, it is more effective as a
sanitizer.Ok, I am ...
Posted in thread: Chlorine for sanitation: any input on this? on 08-16-2011 at 01:42 PM
+! on the bleach plus vinegar. The vinegar lowers the ph of the water and makes the bleach work
much better. 15 minute soak is probably overkill, but better to be safe, I skip the rinse
— just d...
Posted in thread: No Carbontion, yeast dead? on 07-27-2011 at 10:47 PM
Thanks Clem. I'll try it out.This has happened to me a couple of times. At 3 weeks no
carbonation. However, after 6 weeks carbonation was near normal. I put it down to the yeast. I
had waited a couple...
Posted in thread: Repitching on Yeast Cake (Twice) on 07-26-2011 at 09:54 PM
Years ago I did the yeast 'rinsing' thing and never saw a good reason to keep doing it. But
then again I brew alot:mug:I transfer and save the correct amount and repitch into the new
wort, I go 3-5 ba...