Last Activity:08-27-2014 8:53 PM
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Posted in thread: Oldest vial used to make a starter? on 08-17-2014 at 06:46 PM
This reminded me that I had a Wyeast 3068 in the fridge... dug it out and its from Dec 2011.
Just popped it and I'll see what happens. If the pack looks viable and I get a good starter
going, I'll ste...
Posted in thread: Large Volume Brewing (27+ Gal) on 08-01-2014 at 03:22 PM
I don't brew 27+ but I do brew 20 gallon batches, so hopefully that doesn't disqualify my
observations.1) It takes longer to heat things, take that into account and try to streamline
your processes to...
Posted in thread: First Pilsner Brew on 07-07-2014 at 07:59 PM
Did you possibly pitch the yeast too warm, specifically, above 90F? If its a week old and
nothing is growing in it then you have very good sanitation! Did you taste your sample to make
sure there were...
Posted in thread: Will My Beer Taste Better with a Starter on 07-07-2014 at 07:52 PM
If your beer tastes good to you, why bother? That said, I've tasted many beers that were
seriously under pitched and it was a detriment to the beer. Let your own taste buds be your
Posted in thread: Cincinnati/Newport brew pubs or bars on 04-29-2014 at 07:14 PM
Moerlein lager house, Hofbrauhaus, Mecklenburg gardens are all solid choices. Also quite a few
local breweries here with taprooms.
Posted in thread: CO2 loss!?!? on 04-13-2014 at 02:21 PM
If possible, just take the whole gas assembly (CO2 tank, lines, regulator, distributor, etc)
and submerge in the bath tub. Just look for bubbles and you'll know where your leaks are.I
Posted in thread: Cleveland Area 10G Corny for 2-5G Corney's on 04-06-2014 at 02:51 PM
Is this still available? In Cincy and make my way up north a few times a year.
Posted in thread: can beer mold? pic inside.... on 03-24-2014 at 09:48 PM
Lacto infections sometimes taste/smell like soured milk or greek yogurt (to me anyway) ...
intensity can vary and in a very strong beer may not be perceptible at first.
Posted in thread: Hose Identification or Marking or Tagging help needed on 03-06-2014 at 12:07 AM
rid of all sight glasses and tubing.....Umm, what? How does kettle etching get rid of
Posted in thread: [Initial Release] RaspberryPints - Digital Taplist Solution on 02-28-2014 at 01:21 AM
Finally got my display mounted. Awesome work!