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    Small Beer Bottles

    Thanks—I’ll give those a try
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    Small Beer Bottles

    I did find these but the shipping cost is quite steep. Do you have a good alternative source for these? Clear will work if amber is too hard to find. I generally keg, and one of my favorite aspects of it is that I can pour just the amount I want, which is generally less than 12oz. I sometimes...
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    Small Beer Bottles

    Does anyone know where I can find amber beer bottles about 7-8oz? Crown cap or swing top work, but crown slightly preferred.
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    Retail Rastal Wine Glasses USA

    I've become a fan of Rastal from their Teku glass, from which I drink all my home-brewed beers. I was hoping to get my hands on some of their wine glasses (which I understand are also commonly used as beer glasses--the Harmony series (Harmony 53 Stem glasses 51.2cl - RASTAL GmbH & Co. KG). But...
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    Partial Boil Kettle Sour

    Is it safe to assume that the effect on pH of adding wort to soured wort would be less than the effect of adding water, since the former is acidic?
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    Partial Boil Kettle Sour

    I came across this. Are the methods here not applicable? The idea would be to treat the addition of DME and water as the addition of a wort of pH ~5.6
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    Partial Boil Kettle Sour

    I have a wort in my kettle currently souring. When it’s reached desired pH, the plan is to bring it to a boil, add more DME, cool, and top off with water. I’ve been able to find online calculators to determine what the pH of a solution is after diluting with water. But because I’ll also be...
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    I get that adding air at any time right before serving is a problem. The question is whether the syringe method would work with any beer, or must the beer be packaged with a little nitrogen already dissolved in it (but with no widget) for the syringe method to work. As I understand it can work...
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    Thanks—this is really helpful. To make sure I’m understanding correctly—a fully carbonated beer put into a keg with 30+ psi nitrogen would decarbonate despite the headspace pressure being considerably higher than that need to achieve its carbonation with a head of CO2? Supposing one has only...
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    Sure, but it’s not necessary to somehow get the N2 into the bottle?
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    I haven’t actually tried this yet, but the idea is to carbonate the beer on pure co2 and then switch to pure n2 for serving. I can then also use the pure n2 for coffee or wine on tap instead of getting a 3rd cylinder. Am I understanding right that the idea behind the syringe is that all needed...
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    So if I have a keg on nitro that I want to bottle off to open the keg up for a new brew, would I bottle in the same way as usual (counter pressure)? That seems like a recipe for disaster given the high pressures involved, though... would I basically want to release all the N2, pressurize with...
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    Fully Stainless Stout Faucet

    I’m I get the sense that they all have the plastic flow straightener, which this does too. Decided to go this way—find an intertap on sale and figured it would be nice to have something that can do double duty if needed.
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    On this topic, my understanding is that Guinness started nitrogenating as a way to simulate the cask experience. Is this accurate? Would love some more history on this if you know some
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    Bottling Beer on Nitro

    I routinely bottle traditionally (CO2) carbonated beers off of my keg. Can a counter pressure bottle filler be used to bottle nitro beer? I’m guessing not (or why would Guinness have gone through the pain of inventing their widget?), but wanted to see if anyone had any insights.
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