Last Activity:09-16-2014 9:32 AM
Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 09-09-2014 at 03:08 PM
I have a bread recipe that calls for 5 grams of Amylase. I don't have it on hand and my LHBS
doesn't stock it. I was thinking I could finely grind some 2-row in my flour mill, maybe sift
it, and then ...
Posted in thread: Carboy brush left rust stain in glass carboy on 09-06-2014 at 01:19 AM
I was brought away from cleaning a glass carboy last week and left the carboy brush in it for a
couple of days. The metal in the brush rusted and left a rust spot in the bottom of the carboy.
Posted in thread: Imperial fruit beer gone lactic on accident? on 06-23-2014 at 06:02 PM
Maybe you mashed lower than you thought? Have you calibrated your thermometer? Im not sure how
long the pellicle would take to form but I am pretty sure it eats through the remaining sugars
much more ...
Posted in thread: Imperial fruit beer gone lactic on accident? on 06-21-2014 at 03:49 AM
I guess I will get no expert opinion on this topic. Anyone want to recommend a better
homebrewer group/forum/board/news group?
Posted in thread: Imperial fruit beer gone lactic on accident? on 06-18-2014 at 12:42 AM
It's a lot of berries. The last time I made this beer was 1994 and it was the same ratio of
berries to beer. I was so good, but it finished at 1.026 and stayed there, so there was a good
bit of sweetn...
Posted in thread: Imperial fruit beer gone lactic on accident? on 06-17-2014 at 09:46 PM
I brewed a Imperial stout base for an raspberry imperial stout back on March 13 (OG 1.093 mash
154F). I pitched on a 1968 yeast cake and it was down to 1.032 in 48 hours at 64 F (insane
yeast!). Down ...
Posted in thread: WLP530: OK for a wit? on 06-03-2014 at 02:32 PM
Got some WLP530 in the fridge. How did this wit turn out?
Posted in thread: Rubber handles coming unglued from corney keg on 05-29-2014 at 02:19 AM
I have some old pinlock Spartanburg kegs. One of the rubber handle tops has come loose from the
keg on one side. Anyone know the best adhesive to glue this back on? Is there another solution
to this p...
Posted in thread: WOOOPS! Put 12ml of diluted starsan into wort... okay? on 05-18-2014 at 03:24 AM
BTW, dodecylbenzenesulfonic acid is one of those mysterious ingredients in fracking fluid. I
wonder if it is there to make all the the other ingredients stick to the rocks to be dissolved.
Posted in thread: WOOOPS! Put 12ml of diluted starsan into wort... okay? on 05-17-2014 at 05:46 PM
Whew! Thanks. I slapped myself when I realized what I did. Just one of those "I just screwed up
my brew" kind of moments.