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Posted in thread: 4th homebrew carboy pic on 07-30-2014 at 12:49 PM
Is it maybe the first time you've used Irish Moss/Whirfloc? That'll lead to some funky looking
stuff in the carboy immediately after transfer.
Posted in thread: Who is your LHBS here in CT? on 07-30-2014 at 12:46 PM
Mark, maybe things have changed since the last time I went into Maltose - I'll grant it's been
a while. I remember the one time I went in, I had two things that turned me off: 1) I asked for
Posted in thread: can you cannibalize a corny keg to work on a sanke tap? on 07-29-2014 at 03:38 PM
stratslinger, he's trying to do the opposite-- use a corny keg with a sanky tap. At least,
that's how I understand the question.That's certainly how the subject of the thread reads - but
reading his f...
Posted in thread: I am concerned about my recent batch on 07-28-2014 at 07:56 PM
Unless that current temp is a typo, you probably want to bring that down another 10 degrees -
WLP002 likes 65-68, ideally. 75 is likely to throw some funky esters, assuming that the yeast
Posted in thread: To Dedoction or Not? on 07-28-2014 at 07:52 PM
I'm with Talgrath - I was just part of a pretty involved experiment a couple months back
involving decoctions that found, in the end, little to no difference between single infusion,
single, double, o...
Posted in thread: can you cannibalize a corny keg to work on a sanke tap? on 07-28-2014 at 07:45 PM
You can also look into this - though it's not quite as easy or quick as going down to your
LHBS: picked up a set of these at last year's NHC, and they work great. Just install them on
your Sanke tap,...
Posted in thread: About to pull the trigger.... Help me! on 07-28-2014 at 06:59 PM
I was thinking of getting the amount of water I need by using 1 gallon jugs of Nestle Pure life
water. Will it make a difference if I use tap water instead of bottled?The water they're
talking about i...
Posted in thread: About to pull the trigger.... Help me! on 07-28-2014 at 05:03 PM
A couple things:1) In reference to your questions - you say you have a kettle large enough for
a 5 gallon brew: how large, exactly? Keep in mind you're going to boil for an hour, typically,
Posted in thread: worried rookie brewer on 07-25-2014 at 09:02 PM
Yeah - the instructions on the bottle are a little odd. For whatever reason, they do instruct
you to wipe the stuff off, or to let it dry. Yet the maker has, in various presentations,
stated that this...
Posted in thread: worried rookie brewer on 07-24-2014 at 10:47 AM
I agree - Looks pretty good to me - but can you clarify something about your sanitation
process:You said you poured some Star San solution in there, swirled it around, then turned it
upside down to le...