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Posted in thread: Flensburger flip-top bottles on 01-20-2012 at 03:04 PM
@centex99: Dishwasher should be fine. I always use starsan. Once dipped for a few minutes,
drained (not rinsed!) and sealed, they should stay sanitary inside. If you can store them
upsidedown even bet...
Posted in thread: Bad yeast on 06-26-2011 at 01:49 PM
A-ha! I saw in another thread pertaining to washing yeast that sometimes can take up to 48
hours or more for older yeasts to take off. They are showing signs of life but was more
concerned about dead ...
Posted in thread: Bad yeast on 06-26-2011 at 01:34 PM
I have a tube of White labs British ale yeast that had gone a few weeks past " best if used
before" date. I made a starter with it. When I opened the tube, it fizzed like crazy indicating
Posted in thread: Weld-less kettle valve kits on 10-14-2010 at 01:28 PM
If you drilled to close to the skirt there may be a gap, and the O ring may not be getting
compressed at the bottom...I installed two weldless bulkheads with 3 piece valves from bargain
fittings and h...
Posted in thread: Weld-less kettle valve kits on 10-13-2010 at 04:23 PM
I recently converted a sanke to keggle and installed a weldless 3-piece valve. I drilled the
1/2" hole perfectly with a darned expensive step bit and after installing I cant stop it from
leaking. I in...
Posted in thread: St Patricks Day Irish Green ale ideas? on 12-05-2009 at 05:16 PM
irish stout with chocolate and mint?Sounds interesting, z987k, but how can a stout be green?
Flavor sounds really interesting, but I would also like it to be green.Thanks,TxT
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-05-2009 at 05:01 PM
The Saison II yeast will be more highly attenuative than a Cal Ale yeast, giving you a more dry
and quite possibly more tart flavor. I got good results with S-05 and it is what the recipe
calls for. W...
Posted in thread: St Patricks Day Irish Green ale ideas? on 12-04-2009 at 10:45 PM
Anyone got a good idea for an Irish green ale? I'm not talking just add green food color to a
beer. Something that has a great taste to go along with that green-ness. I thought about
throwing a touch ...
Posted in thread: Graff (Malty, slightly hopped cider) on 12-04-2009 at 10:40 PM
I made this recipe again due to a popular demand. Its a damn nice recipe. This second batch
hasn't turned out the same as the last batch. Since I didn't log, I don't recall the yeast I
used the first ...
Posted in thread: Flensburger flip-top bottles on 10-22-2009 at 05:30 PM
Anyone use those Flensburger flip-top bottles for bottling? I use the heck out of them. They
are 12oz and seal great!. At $1.48 per bottle (pre-filled with great German beer) I have
amassed quite a co...