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Posted in thread: secondary vs. bottle conditioning on 10-17-2008 at 05:11 AM
what is the major difference between aging your beer in the bottle as apposed to the secondary?
i know its good to condition it for a long time but is it better in the secondary and then just
Posted in thread: Is a starter necessary? on 10-17-2008 at 05:05 AM
i know this question has been answered before. is it necessary to create a starter for white
labs or wyeast liquid yeasts? i know alot of people talk about doing it but both of their
websites say it i...
Posted in thread: How to clean siphon tube? on 10-10-2008 at 05:06 AM
why not sanitize your gear in your bottling bucket/fermenter?
Posted in thread: secondary beer level on 10-05-2008 at 08:16 PM
this is my first time using a secondary. i don't have enough beer to fill my carboy. i'd say
i'm about half a gallon short. should i top it off with sanitary water to prevent oxidation or
is it someth...
Posted in thread: plastic aftertaste on 09-29-2008 at 12:12 AM
i've been using bottled distilled water from the grocery store. i bottle condition my beer at
about 66degF because that is the only area i have available. would this affect the aging time?
after 3 wee...
Posted in thread: plastic aftertaste on 09-28-2008 at 07:23 AM
i have been reading around the forum and i was thinking it was autolysis perhaps? is this a
common occurrence? i have read it might contribute a rubbery type of taste which could be the
taste i am hav...
Posted in thread: plastic aftertaste on 09-26-2008 at 11:14 PM
I was wondering if anyone else experienced a plasticy kind of aftertaste. it's really
indescribable but this is the closest i can think of. maybe like soapy but i was sure to rise
everything well. whi...