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Posted in thread: How to sanitize the ball valve on my fermentor? on 04-12-2014 at 12:43 AM
The ball valves can get very, very dirty. Qtips, my friend. Qtip that mofo after sampling and
before sampling. Then spray sanitizer up in it.
Posted in thread: My Summer Scorcher Belgian Golden Strong on 04-12-2014 at 12:38 AM
With that extract you might be at your fg. You could try increasing the temp to 80 plus. For
mine, I fermented at 74, then let it free rise to 85....turned out fantastic.brewed in august,
bulk aged un...
Posted in thread: Lacto Starter, 1st Berliner Weisse on 04-08-2014 at 03:02 AM
Well, I skipped the pasteurization step, and pitched the starter. Its been 3 days, with only a
touch of sourness to account for. I've got it sitting at 98 in my fridge, with fingers crossed.
Posted in thread: 2 cases of wine bottles - denver on 04-08-2014 at 02:24 AM
2 cases of empty wine bottles. Will trade for a good bomber of beer. Preferably full. Wait.
Definitely full. Any sour, ipa, or belgian preferred.central denver.
Posted in thread: Lacto Starter, 1st Berliner Weisse on 04-02-2014 at 11:57 PM
Hey guys, I'm getting ready to brew my first berliner weisse this weekend and need a little
moral support. This is my first time using lacto, and I'm a little concerned about my starter.
Two days ago,...
Posted in thread: Harvesting Bottle Dregs on 04-01-2014 at 04:31 AM
On my trip to San Diego I picked up a couple bottles of Crrokes Staves St. Bretta and Jester
Kings das wunderkind saison.My question is what would be the best way to harvest the yeast from
Posted in thread: Harvesting Bottle Dregs on 03-26-2014 at 04:08 AM
I just bottle harvested from a couple jester king brews. Mostly noble king, but threw some mad
meg in thre as well. Did a 3 step starter, 1 L 1.020, 1.5 L 1.030, 2 L1.040. Added o2 each
step. Had a to...
Posted in thread: Reverse Osmosis (RO) or Deionized water starter thoughts on 03-26-2014 at 03:01 AM
I use RO when I brew, but tap for my starters, even though I have chloramines. I almost always
decant, but could phenols from my starter make it into the fermentor even if the yeast is
Posted in thread: Crushing Wheat Berries on 03-26-2014 at 02:54 AM
But SWMBO is out of town and I don't know how to really use it, and neither does she as I
asked, and her reply was pulse. If I had a dollar for every time I've heard that same
Posted in thread: Conan Yeast Experiences on 03-17-2014 at 02:11 PM
Gonna get conan another shot. Ordered some from yeast bay to give a go. It was phenol filled
last time, attenuated so-so, and actually sucked, IMO.My last conan beer was filled with a
meaty, brothy of...