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Posted in thread: Ran out of pbw can I use one step to remove bottle labels on 05-21-2014 at 02:05 AM
Yeah but if you look up the pbw msds sheet it has the same ingredient that's in tsp/90 not the
tsp phosphate versionSent from my iPhone using Home Brewhmmm, I might be wrong. I always
thought it was t...
Posted in thread: Ran out of pbw can I use one step to remove bottle labels on 05-20-2014 at 05:08 PM
Do you use tsp/90 or just the regular tspSent from my iPhone using Home Brewyou want to use
regular TSP... not the TSP/90
Posted in thread: I hate my carboy!! on 05-18-2014 at 10:30 PM
glass carboys only. I like to watch the fermentation, and have never had a problem with them at
all. Plastic eventually gets scratches that hold baddies.I do use a plastic bottling bucket
though, but ...
Posted in thread: Ran out of pbw can I use one step to remove bottle labels on 05-18-2014 at 10:24 PM
I use the cheap dollar store oxi-clean stuff for all my cleaning needs. it's dirt cheap and
will peel labels off no prob... does a nice job on the buckets too. always soak em overnight
and never ever ...
Posted in thread: Ferm ? on 05-12-2014 at 01:07 AM
you really only need the beer in the swamp cooler for the first couple days of active
fermenation, most ferm is done in the first 48 hours, the rest is negligible to the taste.
Posted in thread: So.... vigorous foaming blew the fermentation lock onto the floor. Help Please. on 05-05-2014 at 06:26 AM
I've been using Safale #5 mostly and a White Labs English ale once. Both types had pretty much
identical krausen, BUT this batch, the krausen seems so much more light and airy. *shrug* I
know for next...
Posted in thread: So.... vigorous foaming blew the fermentation lock onto the floor. Help Please. on 05-05-2014 at 04:44 AM
fermcap fermcap fermacap it's worth it's weight in gold. I use it on every brew for over 2
years and never ONCE had a blowout using only a simple airlock
Posted in thread: Hefe questions on 04-05-2014 at 12:27 PM
The yeast was WL300WLP300 and Wyeast 3068 are the same strain, so they'll act the same
Posted in thread: My first infection on 04-04-2014 at 09:02 AM
You boil your mason jars or sanitize? Ive been boiling mine, taking them out and letting them
cool on the counter with sanitized foil on top.for the starter or washing of yeast? for both I
wash, then ...
Posted in thread: My first infection on 04-04-2014 at 08:51 AM
lucky indeed! I recently started playing around with washing wlp001 California ale yeast. The
last couple starters I made (for fun, only one was used in a brew) smelled sour, a very odd
odor that ive ...