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Posted in thread: Ginger beer - 100 yr old recipes and force carbonation? on 11-30-2011 at 05:53 PM
Hi, Owen. Ginger beer is good stuff for sure and I've made several batches over the last year.
Homemade sodas are amazing. I just finished off the last of a batch of sasparilla that was out
of this wo...
Posted in thread: mold in my 3 piece air lock on 10-02-2011 at 08:37 AM
use vodka in airlock or quite worrying. your beer is fine :)
Posted in thread: Slightly Off Taste on 10-02-2011 at 08:34 AM
extract twang and or old extract. make sure your kits are fresh as extract goes bad in a hurry.
upgrade to all grain or source fresh kits (and even then I still taste the "extract twang"
Posted in thread: Time for equipment on 10-02-2011 at 08:33 AM
build a mash tun. 5 gal igloo cooler works well for most things unless your going "imperial"
you need yourself a wort chiller, purchase or make your own. after you got yerself a mash tun
and chiller, ...
Posted in thread: Need Help ASAP with grain roasting on 10-02-2011 at 08:23 AM
don't know much about the subject, but negative on soaking them and i'd roast before crushing
Posted in thread: Bottling Question on 10-02-2011 at 08:22 AM
if your bottles are clean, the dishwasher will do. just leave it shut till you bottle. i clean
my bottles and set them in my dirty ass basement then just fill a bucket with iodophor and dunk
em for ab...
Posted in thread: Airlock bubbling over! Help! on 10-02-2011 at 08:19 AM
ya done good, son
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 09-30-2011 at 06:58 AM
i'd half the corriander, use a half ounce unless its super old and crappy. i'd also increase
the amount of zest. use 2 large oranges and get some pith in there (the white stuff underneath)
it will mak...
Posted in thread: What to do when you Oxiclean too much on 09-23-2011 at 03:02 AM
Vinegar is acetic acid. The mineral deposits are soluble in acid so they dissolve. I was kinda
lookin for something a bit more technical :)
Posted in thread: What to do when you Oxiclean too much on 09-22-2011 at 03:00 AM
Thanks for the tip! I had 2 carboys I thought were ruined. I thouht I would never get the
crystalized oxyclean out. Gonna try this out tomorrow! What is the science behind the vinegar
takin care of it...