Last Activity:11-16-2015 2:07 PM
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Posted in thread: Another Metallic Taste Question (Theory) on 11-15-2015 at 11:32 PM
If this is the reason, why don't I get that taste when putting a copper chiller into an
aluminium kettle?Interesting. Maybe it has to do with the grade of aluminum. I used 6061
aluminum which has exce...
Posted in thread: Another Metallic Taste Question (Theory) on 11-14-2015 at 11:35 PM
Do you know what galvanic activity is? You have set up a great one there with dissimilar
metals. All you need to do to make a battery is put it in an electrolyte, preferably
acidic.Short answer, you a...
Posted in thread: Another Metallic Taste Question (Theory) on 11-14-2015 at 10:56 PM
PTI, but that is an impressive bit of tubery. :)Tubery, I like it!
Posted in thread: Another Metallic Taste Question (Theory) on 11-14-2015 at 07:40 PM
I have a slight metallic taste in all my beers. I have read multiple threads on this and have
come up with the theory that my taste is coming from the aluminum spreader bars I installed on
Posted in thread: Why Did My Beer Clear After Bottling? on 11-05-2015 at 02:30 PM
What is your recipe? I actually have a Mac n jacks I put together in the primary now. Just dry
hopped and it has the Mac n jack haze.8 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 76.4
% 1 lbs 4....
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping time? on 11-05-2015 at 02:24 PM
Otoh, a bit of residual CO2 production would help scrub out any oxygen introduced by
dry-hopping...Cheers!On my Mac & Jacks I add the hops when fermentation looks to be done but
still a little activit...
Posted in thread: Secondary fermentation question on 11-05-2015 at 01:54 PM
I usually do around three weeks in the primary. When fermentation looks to be done, (around a
week into it) I add my dry hops then without racking to a clean carboy.Great aroma and hop
flavor without ...
Posted in thread: Why Did My Beer Clear After Bottling? on 11-04-2015 at 10:06 PM
Yooper, by the way, I'm going to be bottling your Oatmeal Stout this weekend. Excited for this
one. Perfect timing as the season is changing here.
Posted in thread: Why Did My Beer Clear After Bottling? on 11-04-2015 at 10:04 PM
Mine had the haze the whole three weeks in the carboy. It was only after bottling did it
clear.I like clear beers too as well as my red wine being crystal clear. I guess I was just
trying to get as cl...
Posted in thread: Why Did My Beer Clear After Bottling? on 11-04-2015 at 09:40 PM
Ah. But the mac n' jacks beer doesn't have a yeast haze or flavor- it's a bit of a hops haze.
Yeast in suspension has a flavor impact that can be quite unpleasant.I dry hopped this beer for
two weeks ...