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Posted in thread: rubber stopper causing off flavors? on 10-05-2012 at 02:21 AM
Is the stopper black rubber or white latex looking type ?I think the black rubber ones would
leave a taste , testit by boiling it in distilled water and let it cool then tastethe water,
you'll know fo...
Posted in thread: Best cheap commercial beer you've ever had? on 10-05-2012 at 01:58 AM
Tecate when we are sailing. Best beer in a can we can find. Rumor has it New Belgium is working
on on cans though.this may of already been commented on (I didn't read the whole thread). I
Posted in thread: rubber stopper causing off flavors? on 10-05-2012 at 01:28 AM
ferm temps between 62-68 inside the fermenter. using muntons gold, notingham & windsor. I
strongly suspect its from the stopper because it smells exactly like the stopper does and it's
been like that ...
Posted in thread: rubber stopper causing off flavors? on 10-05-2012 at 01:11 AM
I've brewed a couple of austin home brews 1gal kits to add variety to my 5 gal pipeline. at
bottling they all have smelled just like that rubber stopper that comes with the kit. I wrote
it off assumin...
Posted in thread: steeping grains like sun tea? on 06-13-2012 at 03:07 AM
Ok, im going to play along here and give you an opinion unlike the others... I think you can
most definitely STEEP your specialty grains in a sun tea method. When steeping specialty grains
All you are...
Posted in thread: Cruising & homebrew on 06-07-2012 at 11:50 PM
I'm taking a Cruise later this summer & would really love to enjoy a bottle or two of my own
brew while onboard but they do not allow glass, nor alcohol to be brought on board. You are
allowed to brin...
Posted in thread: campfire / deer lease / hunting season brew on 06-07-2012 at 03:17 AM
so far nothing that needs to be brewed now &could benefit from a long aging?
Posted in thread: cleaning equipment that may of been contaminated. on 06-07-2012 at 01:55 AM
I just bottled a batch that has some stringy growths and possibly a little tiny hint of
sourness. I'm going to ride that batch out, but I'm brewing this weekend and don't have time or
money to "throw ...
Posted in thread: campfire / deer lease / hunting season brew on 06-06-2012 at 11:43 PM
I'm an avid hunter & spend almost ever other weekend from October until Feburary (east texas so
its not that cold) camped out at the hunting lease. My lease is a more family oriented lease
and there a...
Posted in thread: ooopss! Anise, doh! on 06-06-2012 at 07:09 PM
You don't like Tank 7? :eek: ;) Love that beer, it's everything I want in a nice saison.
Curious what it was you find in Tank 7 that you don't like (but you apparently still like
saisons); too funky? ...