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Posted in thread: PVC Tower Cooling Solution on 10-07-2009 at 01:24 AM
About to build either a tower or coffin box myself...but with 4 taps. Is there any good reason
not to just get one bigger diameter copper pipe and put all the lines in there, or two larger
pipes with ...
Posted in thread: Rogue Chocolate Stout Clone on 09-26-2009 at 07:24 PM
there was a clone recipe in an issue of zymurgy a few months back (the one with Pliny in it). I
don't have a copy, but maybe someone here does.
Posted in thread: Mmmm mr. yeast, please eat this on 07-29-2009 at 05:02 PM
look into another reason, it's not the hfcs.Also... it stopped halfway through. Like in 3 days
instead of 7 or at 1.030 instead of 1.015?Hydrometer halfway, not days.So sodium benzoate
Posted in thread: Mmmm mr. yeast, please eat this on 07-28-2009 at 10:20 PM
I was suprised to hear that tonic water has HFCS in it - I would have thought it was completely
unsweetened - but a quick look at Schweppes' web site confirms it (sorry I didn't believe
you!)It also ...
Posted in thread: Mmmm mr. yeast, please eat this on 07-24-2009 at 07:46 PM
Wow, thanks for all the great replies.The hypothetical brewer hypothetically used Tonic Water
in his brew. I don't have a bottle handy but I suppose there is a good chance it had sodium
benzoate in it...
Posted in thread: Mmmm mr. yeast, please eat this on 07-17-2009 at 09:20 PM
So, hypothetically speaking, if someone were to try and do something creative in a brew, but
accidentally ended up with a large amount of high fructose corn syrup in their beer (say from
not reading t...
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation...and...gross on 11-12-2008 at 12:42 AM
I use a wine thief and kick up the sediment, but I don't stir very hard because I don't want to
oxygenate it. so uhhh...light to medium vigorousness?
Posted in thread: stuck fermentation...and...gross on 11-12-2008 at 12:13 AM
2 months ago I brewed an extract ESB (recipe below). After pitching the yeast I realized it was
months passed the expiration date (damn lhbs!). I was a little worried it wouldn't take and
would get in...
Posted in thread: help with a pike xxxxx stout clone attempt? on 10-07-2008 at 05:58 AM
I would really love to take a stab at Pike Brewing Co. XXXXX Stout this weekend and I can't
find anything anywhere about a clone recipe.Their website lists it at a 1.073 OG 7% ABVMalt:
Pale, Crystal, ...
Posted in thread: reheating fermented wort to kill possible infection? on 11-01-2007 at 10:23 PM
Sounds like a normal secondary to me.It’s highly unlikely that any infection would have taken
hold so quickly as to cause a “mold” to form.It’s VERY likely that you still have fermentables
and yeast h...