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Posted in thread: Questionable Mash Tun Seal on 05-17-2013 at 12:48 AM
Hey all,About six months ago I moved to the oppressive state of Alabama for flight school,
where homebrewing was illegal until about a week ago. I decided to get my equipment out and see
what kind of ...
Posted in thread: Make Shift Airlock on 10-17-2012 at 12:26 AM
Just an update: I ended up using balloons without any issues. No infection, no apparent
Posted in thread: Kegerator Beer Line Woes on 10-16-2012 at 11:44 PM
Hey all,I recently acquired a run down kegerator and fixed her up to be a show piece (in my
mind). The of the taps work flawlessly, however the fourth is being stubborn. For some reason
the beer doesn...
Posted in thread: Make Shift Airlock on 08-25-2012 at 02:03 AM
Hey all,So I went to the brew store tonight and while I was there spotted some glass carboys on
sale. I bought 2 not not realizing that the mouth is a different size than my better bottles
that I norm...
Posted in thread: Add fruit to primary or rack beer on top of fruit in secondary on 01-25-2011 at 08:46 PM
You're going to want to rack the beer off the yeast once fermentation is near completion and
onto your fruit in the secondary. And don't worry about running the oregon fruit through the
juicer, it's a...
Posted in thread: Newbie stout questions on 12-29-2010 at 06:17 AM
Diacytal is a byproduct of fermentation, when you boil you're getting rid of dimethyl sulfide.
As for the lack of stoutiness, try to grind your roasted malts finer, that could help.
Posted in thread: Blueberry Vanilla Stout - Flavoring Question. on 11-29-2010 at 01:38 AM
Jamil Zainasheff recommends .5 lbs of fruit puree/gallon of beer to start and adjust it from
there. Since a stout is a bolder beer you may want a slightly greater ratio.
Posted in thread: Is my beer ruined? on 11-09-2010 at 10:44 PM
It's tough to say if it got infected or not. All the pressure and foam coming out of the top
could have prevented any bacteria from entering, but you will know when you taste it! What I do
is use a bl...
Posted in thread: Slow keg leak on 10-23-2010 at 01:12 AM
:( that's depressing :( is the liquid seeping out from underneath the disconnect or from the
hose attached to the disconnect?
Posted in thread: Made my first starter on 10-23-2010 at 01:07 AM
Good stuff, I've been living by Mr. Malty's calculator for yeast pitching and haven't had any
bad fermentations since!