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Posted in thread: New fermenter... but what kind? on 01-28-2015 at 04:39 PM
I give my vote to plastic ale pail buckets for all standard beers. They're fairly cheap and can
last a long time - they last until you scratch them so it's up to you how long they'll last.
I've been b...
Posted in thread: Identify this bottle cap! on 01-28-2015 at 01:53 AM
I give up.
Posted in thread: My stupid hydrometer and refractometer disagree with each other on 01-28-2015 at 01:40 AM
Have you checked them both with (preferably distilled) water? Determine where on the hydro you
should be taking your reading from and accounting for any inaccuracies in the equipment?
Posted in thread: Blonde Ale on 01-27-2015 at 08:38 PM
Dry hops (or is that too obvious :p)
Posted in thread: How to pull a sample beer? on 01-27-2015 at 07:38 PM
Make something; seems relatively easy. Or simply pull one turkey baster's full and call it
good. You can fore carbonate that small amount with a carbonator cap.
Posted in thread: Wanting to enter a competition or two where ? on 01-27-2015 at 07:31 PM
Check here: also being updated constantly so check back often.
Posted in thread: Really want to do a brett beer on 01-27-2015 at 07:27 PM
Brett is not a great "sourer" on it's own. I find it to be more of a characteristic(s) in the
beer if used secondarily, and just barely there if used primarily. Definitely an organism to
Posted in thread: pitching a starter without decanting on 01-27-2015 at 06:00 PM
If your starter made "Bad Beer" why would you use that starter at all? It is a sign that the
yeast is stressed, and not as healthy as it should be.The starter medium after fermentation
should taste an...
Posted in thread: pitching a starter without decanting on 01-27-2015 at 05:27 PM
Yeah my thinking is that I want it active when I pitch. Plus it adds another step to boil and
cool water then pour that into the yeast and shake it to get it in suspension. Its probably
just lazy and ...
Posted in thread: pitching a starter without decanting on 01-27-2015 at 05:06 PM
How bad is this?This bad: [-------------] :DI know I shouldn't be pitching oxygenated beer into
my batch but how much will a 1 liter starter effect a 5 gallon batch?First and foremost, if you