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Posted in thread: East Bay Calif. brewers - the water? on 05-09-2015 at 01:17 AM
SFGiantsFan, just one article of many the last couple days: source reservoir is the same,
just from a higher-up valve where the water is warmer and supports more algal growth.
Posted in thread: East Bay Calif. brewers - the water? on 05-08-2015 at 06:31 PM
I know there are a lot of people on this board that live and brew in the EBMUD water district.
I'm sure you've all heard the news about how they're changing the tap water source and how the
Posted in thread: Why does my Saison taste Sweet? on 04-24-2014 at 12:45 AM
You might be perceiving the fruity yeast esters as sweet. Also, how well carbonated is the
beer? Saisons are usually pretty bubbly, which contributes to the perceived dryness. 30 IBU
seems like a good...
Posted in thread: Blichmann burner regulator freezing on 04-22-2014 at 11:29 PM
I was going to ask if you were using something bigger than the 5 gal tank like a 7gal
industrial tank. The OPD float could be damaged and did not shut the flow off at the correct
volume.Nope just a st...
Posted in thread: Blichmann burner regulator freezing on 04-22-2014 at 08:30 PM
I know a lot of people in the blacksmithing community who use propane set their tanks in a tub
of water, it helps keep the temperature of the propane from getting too cold too quickly.
Propane forges ...
Posted in thread: Blichmann burner regulator freezing on 04-20-2014 at 06:30 PM
Your BBQ reg is likely a fixed pressure unit. Not the same inside. I've been running a pair of
Blichmann burners with their regs for ~4 years and mine are the opposite of touchy - they've
always been ...
Posted in thread: Blichmann burner regulator freezing on 04-20-2014 at 05:35 PM
Set up a garden hose to trickle water over the tank and valve?Cheers!I actually fired up the
BBQ to try to use up some of the excess gas in that overfull tank. My BBQ regulator has no
Posted in thread: Blichmann burner regulator freezing on 04-20-2014 at 05:21 PM
Hi all… I just got my propane tank refilled and I think they overfilled it a bit. I'm having a
problem keeping my Blichmann burner going. The regulator gets frosty and after a few minutes
Posted in thread: Teaching my college students on 01-23-2014 at 02:03 AM
Fergsbrew, it sounds like you're teaching at college or community college level if even some of
your students are over 21. I'm sure you could find lots of equipment in the biology and
Posted in thread: What to do with empty yeast vials on 10-04-2013 at 08:12 PM
How successful have you been creating a new starter from the vile you filled? Do you use more
than 1 vile to create your next starter?I've been doing two-step starters. What I end up with
in the vial ...