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  • Posted in thread: Canning for Homebrewers on 02-04-2011 at 08:34 PM
    Again, why do you let it take 2 hours to bottle? If it's taking anyone that long to do it,
    then, the problem is the process. How they are choosing to do it, and not with bottling in
    itself. We adapt 9...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 08:20 PM
    I thought that too shazter and actually I did a couple boiled starters. That is until a friend
    (who's not a brewer) told me that it was a bad idea. I didn't think it was a big deal until i
    reviewed th...

  • Posted in thread: Canning for Homebrewers on 02-04-2011 at 08:06 PM
    Unless you have a draft setup (just getting back to brewing after 10 years of laziness and
    really miss my old draft gear), bottling is a necessary evil for various reasons but
    primarily:-glass bottles...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 07:46 PM
    I agree. Boiling wort at 212 degrees will not kill botulism. It needs to be at 250 degrees for
    a minimum of 3 minutes to kill it. Only a pressure cooker will kill off those nasties. If you
    plan to use...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 05:24 PM
    Done and Done...Summary: Standard canning pot (pressure canner not required) 20-30min boil &
    can as you would anything else without meat. Thanks for all your feedback guys & the canning
    starter wort r...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 05:19 PM
    I do something somewhat similar. I brew all grain and instead of using extract to make
    starters, I make an extra liter or 2 of wort when I brew and save it in mason jars. This way I
    have pre-boiled an...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 05:12 PM
    The problem is Botulism can infect canned goods that are not acidic and is a real possibility.
    The only sure way to kill it off would be to use a pressure cooker. I do this to create
    starters since st...

  • Posted in thread: Canning Malt Extract on 02-04-2011 at 04:57 PM
    Has anyone out there in the "brewasphere" had any experience with home canning (mason jars,
    lids, canning pots, etc.) with respect to malt extract? I buy a basic light diastatic malt from
    a local whol...

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