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Posted in thread: Anyone recognize this growth? on 02-25-2016 at 03:01 AM
It is definitely infected. Ther is no way to tell what it is without a microscope and a degree
in microbiology.I don't have one, but thankfully I have know the right people.Turn out it's
Posted in thread: Anyone recognize this growth? on 02-10-2016 at 11:37 PM
I'm going to take it to a brewery with a lab. This batch was supposed to go in a barrel, so I'm
not risking anything.
Posted in thread: Anyone recognize this growth? on 02-10-2016 at 10:01 PM
I should have added, it smells and tastes fine. It's been sitting in the fermenter for 3-4
Posted in thread: Anyone recognize this growth? on 02-10-2016 at 09:57 PM
Just about to transfer a beer and noticed this growth on top. Anyone recognize it? I've asked
several of my sour brewing friends and they're all baffled.This isn't a microscope, just a
straight shot f...
Posted in thread: Perlick 650ss - loose? on 12-11-2014 at 07:57 PM
It seems odd to have to tighten the bonnet to fix this problem. The bonnet should tighten
against the tap handle to keep it from rotating, shouldn't it?
Posted in thread: Coconut IPA on 06-11-2013 at 12:40 AM
Mine turned out well, note the mods I wanted to do to my original recipe. I have had people
request I do it again, but I haven't done so.... too many other ideas.
Posted in thread: Looking for Oatmeal Pale Ale Recipe on 04-30-2012 at 03:30 PM
Just taking a guess ;) but I'd follow the guidelines given here
Posted in thread: IBU Listings for Commercial Beers on 04-26-2012 at 06:47 PM
IBUs are tricky.Did they compute the IBU number, or get it tested? If they computed, which
formula (Rager, Tinseth, Garetz, other)?
Posted in thread: Scotch bonnet and habeneros in beer on 04-10-2012 at 05:21 PM
Here's my recipe, SWMBO likes it hot, if you eliminate the "dry-peppering", you will cut a
chunk of the heat out. I think before that step it had great pepper flavor and a bit of heat, I
Posted in thread: Scotch bonnet and habeneros in beer on 04-09-2012 at 06:53 PM
The few times I've made pepper beers, we were able to use a lot of peppers (mostly jalapeno
with a little bell for a layer of flavors) by scraping all of the seeds and as much of the
white membrane as...