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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-11-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By giligson
Lots of threads on gelatin -here's one: ...

Lots of threads on gelatin -here's one:
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/gelatin-finings-question-57634/
Forum: Brew Science 12-10-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By giligson
It will cause an anode/cathode type...

It will cause an anode/cathode type electochemical reaction which will erode the copper and deposit on the stainless (or is it the other way around?). Some will invariably wind up in the beer but it...
Forum: Brew Science 12-10-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,041
Posted By giligson
It's funny this question - how much beer do I...

It's funny this question - how much beer do I have to ferment to asphyxiate in a closed room - gets asked every few years. If you search around, someone actually did the calculation (its quite...
Forum: Lambic & Wild Brewing 12-10-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By giligson
Sounds good. Remember any "lambic" is actually...

Sounds good.
Remember any "lambic" is actually a pLambic (pseudo lambic) - so go ahead and get creative. Its more the bugs than the malt that get to "shine" in lambic.
If you are trying to win...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-10-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By giligson
Yes, that's what I would do - didn't specify...

Yes, that's what I would do - didn't specify sealing pressure required.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-10-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By giligson
If you feel it tastes OK then its done. I would...

If you feel it tastes OK then its done. I would be concerned about Acetaldehyde and diacetyl. Even when the gravity is down, active yeast are still "cleaning up" some residual products. I would...
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12-23-2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 959
Posted By giligson
I understand how it looks suspicious to you -...

I understand how it looks suspicious to you - spoon of some of the scum, smell and taste it: if its sour, or otherwise off, it may be infected. Even so it may still be worth bottling as a sour beer.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 12-23-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By giligson
This will probably not be the best - the temp...

This will probably not be the best - the temp tolerance is too great (range of temp swing).
I really liked this one that I bought off ebay:
Digital Temperature Controller Thermostat Aquarium F |...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-23-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By giligson
You can "re culture" the yeast if you wish - ie...

You can "re culture" the yeast if you wish - ie build up a new cake from a small sample, this time in ideal conditions. But, don't use the current cake unless you want the next beer to taste like the...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 12-23-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By giligson
How to Brew - By John Palmer - Yeast Starters and...

How to Brew - By John Palmer - Yeast Starters and Diacetyl Rests (http://www.howtobrew.com/section1/chapter10-4.html)
Forum: Cider Forum 11-02-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,528
Posted By giligson
You lucky Americans with you cheap beer. In...

You lucky Americans with you cheap beer.
In Canada the cheapest bottled beer will run you about $2 plus a 0.10 deposit on the bottle.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 11-02-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By giligson
76% Apparent Attenuation That's done.

76% Apparent Attenuation
That's done.
Forum: General Beer Discussion 08-25-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,762
Posted By giligson
Hey can we get a section of the forum for "10th...

Hey can we get a section of the forum for "10th level beer nerds only"?

There are either a bunch of trolls on this thread so far or some folks have seriously flawed models of what is going on in...
Forum: Brew Science 08-10-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By giligson
Yeast actually prefer anaerobic metabolism in a...

Yeast actually prefer anaerobic metabolism in a sugar rich enviroment. Even if you bubble in air, if the glucose concentration is above about 1% (sorry I can't recall the exact figure) they will...
Forum: Extract Brewing 07-13-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By giligson
If you want to make it easy on yourself then just...

If you want to make it easy on yourself then just use the Pilsen extract and the right yeast and ferment conditions. You can improve the profile a little bit by adding a certain proportion of wheat...
Forum: All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 06-02-2011, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By giligson
From some experience you will be able to do this...

From some experience you will be able to do this on the fly however when starting up:

Online tools like this can help
http://hbd.org/cgi-bin/recipator/recipator

or consider a software suite...
Forum: Brew Science 05-11-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By giligson
The problem is, once you've boiled it to drive...

The problem is, once you've boiled it to drive off CO3, you no longer know what the profile is - surely your total Ca will be higher but by how much. I don't know if you want to try doing a 1hr 5...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-27-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,998
Posted By giligson
Star san may also be available via dairy supply...

Star san may also be available via dairy supply (that's what it was originally developed for).
As mentioned Iodophor is a funky kind of detergent that gives off little bits of iodine at a time....
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-27-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,066
Posted By giligson
The only brews that this will affect are Lambics...

The only brews that this will affect are Lambics and sour ales that use a pellicle forming yeast - I am assuming that you are not (at this stage) brewing those.
Forum: Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 04-27-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By giligson
I boil for about 30 seconds. No troubles yet.

I boil for about 30 seconds. No troubles yet.
Forum: Brew Science 04-27-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By giligson
I completely get where you are coming from. Its...

I completely get where you are coming from. Its just when writing to a forum, what may seem witty or "to the point" on one end can look hostile on the other.
Generally the discussions on this forum...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-26-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By giligson
ahh... sorry missed the "is done" part.

ahh... sorry missed the "is done" part.
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 04-26-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,433
Posted By giligson
Do it. Make it a SMaSH IIPA. All Columbus.

Do it.
Make it a SMaSH IIPA. All Columbus.
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 04-26-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By giligson
Sorry? BEFORE Primary? Was this an extract...

Sorry?
BEFORE Primary?

Was this an extract brew - how old was the extract?
Forum: Brew Science 04-25-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,046
Posted By giligson
Point taken. And I agree that your product will...

Point taken. And I agree that your product will vary based on which path you take. I just wanted to get the point across that there was nothing particularly magical in putting oxygen directly into...
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