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Posted in thread: How do you clean a blowoff hose? on 12-16-2012 at 02:57 PM
The key to soaking tubing in a cleaner is to get it completely submerged. For example, in a
kitchen sink place one end of the tubing into the liquid, place something on it to keep it
submerged (like a...
Posted in thread: don't like pilsners - why? on 12-15-2012 at 09:22 PM
I dont like them either. Of the ones youve tried, are they all pasteurized. All the big
commercial beers to me have an overbearing "sour" taste. It dominates the beer and its all I
can taste. I can ac...
Posted in thread: What did you learn this week? on 12-15-2012 at 01:22 PM
This week I learned that if you choose to secondary ferment a 5 gallon batch, it should take
place in a 5 gallon carboy and nothing bigger.
Posted in thread: Very new... on 12-14-2012 at 09:19 PM
Oh yeah, sorry man. I was in the same boat as you a couple months ago. I wanted to get into
this cheaply. I did quite a bit of research on the brew kettle. I ended up deciding that I
wanted to get the...
Posted in thread: Very new... on 12-13-2012 at 01:33 PM
I would call Midwest brewing and ask if you can get the Groupon starter deal. It's the perfect
intro duction to brewing. $75 gets you everything you need to get started including a recipe
kit. you als...
Posted in thread: What's your occupation: Engineer or Non-Engineer on 12-12-2012 at 11:51 PM
Biotech Process Supervisor. It's like large scale homebrewing.
Posted in thread: pH Meter Calibration on 12-09-2012 at 01:46 PM
Wow, I've been calibrating and using pH meters every day for 13 years and I think some of you
understand how it works better than I do!!
Posted in thread: Conditioning sugar = ?abv on 12-09-2012 at 01:32 PM
Thank You for this! I've been keeping a journal of my brews and this was an unanswered question
that I had.
Posted in thread: Yeast Bed "Lifter"? on 12-09-2012 at 01:21 AM
OK, thanks guys. I'm going to look into the geletin finings. I "cold crashed" my second batch
and that worked amazingly!
Posted in thread: Yeast Bed "Lifter"? on 12-08-2012 at 08:08 PM
Hi,I've brewed 2 batches so far and I love this hobby. I can't believe how good the beer comes
out! I was wondering if anybody has ever tried using something like cheese cloth or some other
device to ...