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  • Posted in thread: Boiling wort for starter right in the flask on 08-18-2010 at 02:00 PM
    I'm glad you like Fermcap, but I don't want to put extra stuff in my beer.Hope you like
    cleaning your stove, then. An electric stove doesn't give you very quick control over the heat,
    and flasks like ...

  • Posted in thread: Is FermCap-S Sanitary? on 08-17-2010 at 04:34 PM
    I've added it to the primary, and you'd have to use a whole lot to "eliminate any chance of
    blow off". 17 drops plus temp control wasn't enough in my last batch, and that's 50% over the
    recommended am...

  • Posted in thread: Amount of CO2 on 08-17-2010 at 04:21 PM
    Ignore the high pressure gauge, it's useless. All it will tell you is that you've got CO2 or
    not, it has nothing to do with the amount.

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Beers on 08-13-2010 at 05:07 PM
    I thought the Abbey, the 1554, skinny dip and tripple were all belgian styles?There's nothing
    belgian about 1554 or skinny dip at all. I wasn't thinking about the Explorer series. The Abbey
    is belgian...

  • Posted in thread: Belgian Beers on 08-13-2010 at 04:56 PM
    I don't really like anything from New Belgium Brewing. Those are belgian beers, right? Maybe I
    haven't tried the right Belgian brews.The only Belgian beer they make are in their Lips of
    Faith series. ...

  • Posted in thread: What's the single most important aspect of making a great-tasting beer? on 08-13-2010 at 03:17 PM
    9. sanitationIt doesn't matter what you do with #1-8 if you wind up with an infection, you're
    beer won't be "great-tasting."Bingo. If your beer is infected, the other stuff is really and
    truly pointle...

  • Posted in thread: alternative method for forzen yeast bank on 08-11-2010 at 10:11 PM
    The only problem I see there is the 50 ml to 2L step. That's one huge step and will stress out
    the yeast. Depending on who you listen to, steps should be 4, 8, or 10 times, not 40.

  • Posted in thread: Using a friends pressure cooker to make yeast slant? on 08-11-2010 at 07:35 PM
    No, he's talking about gelatin. Glycerin is for freezing, which is a completely different
    process from making slants. Putting it in the microwave isn't the same as using a pressure
    cooker, either. Ste...

  • Posted in thread: washer between regulator and CO2 tank? on 08-11-2010 at 04:59 PM
    The gauge won't show anything until all of the liquid CO2 is gone. Don't count on the high
    pressure gauge for anything.

  • Posted in thread: how to remove chloramines on 08-11-2010 at 02:32 PM
    What are you looking for for references? If you're just searching for campden, I can see why
    you're not finding the information. If you search for potassium metabisulfite or sodium
    metabisulfite, you ...

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