Last Activity:12-14-2013 10:28 AM
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe: Weird? on 03-21-2013 at 01:09 AM
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe: Weird? on 03-21-2013 at 01:05 AM
I don't have much experience with Nelson Sauvin (used it in a Saison once) but I brewed a Pale
Ale today, trying to clean out my inventory, with Columbus for bittering, Ivanhoe and Simcoe
Posted in thread: skunking in the kettle? on 03-20-2013 at 11:03 PM
Just occurred to me that MBT (skunk molecule) is likely pretty volatile since it is noticed as
an off-aroma, meaning that during the boil, any MBT formed is probably vaporized like DMS...but
Posted in thread: skunking in the kettle? on 03-20-2013 at 10:58 PM
Found this: says that the 'skunk molecule' if you will, is a thiol formed by the reaction of
isohumulone (you were right on the isomerized alpha acid/UV part) with riboflavin, which I
assume comes fr...
Posted in thread: skunking in the kettle? on 03-20-2013 at 08:20 PM
Hmmm,Well let's hope so anyway.Thanks!
Posted in thread: skunking in the kettle? on 03-20-2013 at 06:38 PM
I have never had this issue myself (because I usually brew under the roof of my porch) but I
recently moved into a house with an uncovered patio.While I was brewing today, the sun was nice
and bright ...
Posted in thread: Air Pump / Air Stone Video Benchmark on 03-19-2013 at 09:58 PM
I've had problems in the past with my airstone getting a little clogged after use in several
batches - boiling it in a dilute vinegar solution has helped clear mine out.Also, couldn't tell
for sure fr...
Posted in thread: stripped diptube bolt on 03-19-2013 at 09:46 PM
So, I was gearing up to brew my first batch in about a year this morning only to discover that
the little bolt that you loosen to turn the dip tube (talking about a blichmann) to
remove/install the fa...
Posted in thread: organic chemistry labs on 02-27-2012 at 01:56 PM
Well, it's a little more intense than just, "writing about beer," but yes, I am allowed to do
the same amount of work as everyone else at a different time to make up for work I missed. It's
Posted in thread: organic chemistry labs on 02-27-2012 at 03:39 AM
Great,Thanks a lot. I'll check that out right now.