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Posted in thread: Brewing around a cat on 04-26-2012 at 07:14 PM
I always have sanitized dog hairs in my buckets, and have never had problems.
Posted in thread: Hot Weather Means Hot Wort Chiller Water on 04-24-2012 at 12:41 AM
I have to go to great lengths to cool my wort on the summer, my tap water is 89.8 in June.
Posted in thread: Hot Weather Means Hot Wort Chiller Water on 04-23-2012 at 10:23 PM
Make yourself a counter flow chiller with a pond pump. Use the immersion chiller you have as a
post chiller in an ice bath.1. Connect pot to counter flow or pot to pump to counter flow.2.
Posted in thread: To keg... or not to keg on 04-23-2012 at 04:39 AM
I agree, do what works for you:)
Posted in thread: To keg... or not to keg on 04-23-2012 at 02:58 AM
Wow, a bright is not a fermentation vessel. A secondary is a fermentation vessel, because the
temp is the same as the primary. My beer , of course is not finished fermenting because it's
only been hal...
Posted in thread: To keg... or not to keg on 04-22-2012 at 08:10 PM
I always get activity after I rack to secondary. I leave it on primary for 7 to ten days, then
rack. When I mention secondary people get mad, I don't know why. Try that try it the other way
and see wh...
Posted in thread: To keg... or not to keg on 04-22-2012 at 07:58 PM
Someone said above that secondary will not affect FG. That is absolutely untrue. It is called a
secondary fermentation, fermentation will alter FG. When I rack to secondary, and I do,
Posted in thread: Holy Crap ....literally on 04-18-2012 at 03:56 AM
You should be fine, your more likely to have problems with the bleach than with the turd:)
Posted in thread: Would YOU use this carboy?? on 04-18-2012 at 03:52 AM
I did not read all of the replies, but some lab glass is not smooth and can be sanitized. It
can be easily cleaned even if it's not smooth. The biofilm that most people miss is often on
Posted in thread: Rhubarb on 04-16-2012 at 11:20 PM
I make fruit beers all of the time for my girlfriend. A nice plain pale ale will work. You want
to emphasize the fruit. For 5 gal like 8 lbs 2 row 1 lb crystal ( I like to split it up 25 and
60 or 90)...