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Posted in thread: Passivation Problems - Ideas Anyone? on 12-22-2016 at 04:16 AM
I'm not sure but you've probably introduced micro scratches into the surfaces. You might have
to do something to restore the finish.Just great. Well, i'll have to look into restoring the
Posted in thread: Passivation Problems - Ideas Anyone? on 12-22-2016 at 01:38 AM
I only use a white scrub pad on my stainless kegs and kettles because the green ones can be too
abrasiveThat's an interesting point. Is your white pad just sponge? If so, I can try rinsing
again and w...
Posted in thread: Passivation Problems - Ideas Anyone? on 12-22-2016 at 01:02 AM
I'm still getting dark residue sh*t on my keg walls that's getting into my beers. My first time
serving from the keg was at a party last weekend and the beer came out blackened and tasted
Posted in thread: Kegged Beer Blackened and Metallic Tasting on 12-21-2016 at 03:53 AM
After some elbow grease and PBW this is what i poured out:381302To think this is what my
friends and I were drinking....Having just read about passivation I'm a bit confused. It seems
that leaving the...
Posted in thread: Kegged Beer Blackened and Metallic Tasting on 12-20-2016 at 01:31 PM
I guess the title says it all. My first time serving beer from a keg and had followed all the
well-known procedures (dismantled everything, replced all worn o-rings, scrubbed and soaked
everything in ...
Posted in thread: Leaking Stir Bar! on 12-12-2016 at 09:54 AM
My stir bar seems to be leaking some black "ink" from both ends. It happened whilst the bar was
in my star san solution. I had chilled the solution with ice packs and was ready to dunk my hot
Posted in thread: Mash PH Shockingly below Calculated Target on 11-27-2016 at 01:29 PM
My mash pH was 4.9, at room temp!My mash pH is always +/-0.1 points from the targets derived
from Brunwater (worst was +0.2pts) but this was a shocker to me. Being my first darker beer
brew in a while...
Posted in thread: How can I minimize oxidation transferring from bucket to keg? on 11-07-2016 at 12:37 AM
Ingenious, Mongoose! Heck, why not hook up your keg at the start of fermentation so the keg
gets purged by CO2 for free?
Posted in thread: Boiled Rice v Sugar Adjuncts on 11-06-2016 at 05:39 AM
Short answer: sugar adds a sugar flavor, Rice adds a rice flavorEh? I thought the flavor impact
is negligible except, from what i read, when adding way too much sugar which results in a
Posted in thread: Boiled Rice v Sugar Adjuncts on 11-06-2016 at 03:02 AM
Surprisingly, I can't find an answer anywhere to why one would prefer using boiled rice in the
mash versus plain sugar in the boil.I'm making a lager and want to lighten the body slightly
and make the...