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Old 09-10-2009, 08:35 PM   #21
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Little story for ya' all:
I work for a chemical company in the UK, and due to chronic difficulties in getting Starsan over here (or so I hear) I decided to just make my own.
Found a rough recipe, and got cracking. Looking at a patent for a low foam version, I figured that to the basic DDBSA, Phosphoric and Isoproyl Alochol (btw, we call that IPA at my work. Not a confussion to make during homebrew!) would do the job but need something to give it real foam.
We have kit for measuring foam generation. So I figured use it to check for the amount of foam and adjust as required.

End result of 1 test: Inconclusive. Test cancelled due to excess foam.


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Old 09-10-2009, 11:44 PM   #22
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My biggest snake:



My most artistic snake:



My messiest foaming:



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nice one Joe!!


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Old 09-11-2009, 02:17 AM   #23
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Wow! Must be the hard water here, I don't get foam near like that. PH is right but foam is low. (and hopefully beer is good! Still have about 3 weeks til the first batch is ready to drink!)
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Old 09-16-2009, 04:29 PM   #24
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Mrs. MMW was not impressed.



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Old 09-16-2009, 06:20 PM   #25
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ok I mixed up a fresh gallon with distilled water Sunday I shook the crap out of maybe 2 pints in each BB alas my foam skills are weak...It didn't even come out the neck just to it...


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Old 11-14-2009, 05:41 PM   #26
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Got another one for ya...



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how purdy!
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I don't think this thread was ever ON topic, but I'll prost the hell out of the first foam bikini pic.
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I don't think this thread was ever ON topic, but I'll prost the hell out of the first foam bikini pic.
Best I could do on short notice



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