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Posted in thread: Issues with first all grain attempt (Stone IPA clone) on 11-06-2013 at 12:31 PM
FWIW you really ought to read up and learn more about what you are doing before hand. Not to
quell your enthusiasm for asking questions, but during the process of doing your own research
to answer the...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Question on 11-03-2013 at 01:20 PM
From experience I can tell you DO NOT use anything steel to weight down your hop bag, unless
you are 100% positive it is stainless! Otherwise the 'I' in IPA will stand for a distinct iron
taste. I use...
Posted in thread: home brewer laws on 06-18-2013 at 11:51 AM
Or rather, they don't have the budget to enforce the law, even if they wanted to.If they would
just raise our taxes we would be even more safe....if nothing else, from ourselves.
Posted in thread: ball bearings = dumped beer on 06-14-2013 at 11:36 PM
Interesting tactic, how did you clean the bearings before adding? It might have been the grease
that was still on the bearings that transferred a flavor rather than the balls themselves. Even
Posted in thread: ball bearings = dumped beer on 06-14-2013 at 06:19 PM
That's what you get for tossing your balls in the beer. Talk about balls of
steel...:drunk::D...these balls are always getting me in trouble...:eek:
Posted in thread: ball bearings = dumped beer on 06-14-2013 at 06:01 PM
Hey at least you could get your daily recommended dose of iron. SS bearings next time?Yes, yes,
in this case it was an ipa...so i guess the i stood for iron!
Posted in thread: ball bearings = dumped beer on 06-14-2013 at 05:54 PM
Well, the bearing came from my WD45 Allis Chalmers tractor that I was tearing apart this last
winter...that *&^$%$@% piece of shat showed me who was boss by wrecking my beer.I use hop
pellets and usua...
Posted in thread: ball bearings = dumped beer on 06-14-2013 at 04:45 PM
Ooooohhhhh, the humanity! I just had to dump my first 5 gallon batch because of the metalic
taste the ball bearings I used for dry hopping released into my beer. Unsure if it was the fact
that these w...
Posted in thread: Cloudy IPA on 06-10-2013 at 12:57 AM
My ipas don't clear until at least 3 weeks in the fridge, so I am now cellaring them at @50 for
a few weeks so I am hoping that will reduce the fridge clearing time...research is on going...
Posted in thread: water analysis please on 06-08-2013 at 12:13 PM
I wouldn't all-grain with that water just because of the bi-carbonate. At least not without
some acid for the mashYeah, I'm learning that as I read up on this.