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Feb
17
comment What happens if a beer gets oxidized?
In other words, the only time you want to aerate your wort is when it is cooled prior to pitching yeast. At all other times, be gentle with it.
Feb
15
answered Fermentation locations
Feb
8
answered Can the plastic caps on PET bottles be re-used?
Feb
5
comment What are the easiest and hardest commercial beer bottles to re-use for homebrew?
Regarding Sierra Nevada, the glue easily comes off in an Oxyclean soak--but there is still a lot of glue. I always keep these bottles seperate just to keep the water relatively clean until they go in.
Feb
5
comment What are the easiest and hardest commercial beer bottles to re-use for homebrew?
+1 for Oxyclean, after ~15-30 minutes of a soak in a sinkful of hot water + 1 scoop the labels are easy to remove--some still require a second attempt, but once the paper has peeled then a quick scrub removes all remnants of paper + glue.
Feb
4
accepted Will a carboy's narrow opening hinder or prevent successful wild fermentation?
Feb
2
comment How do you sanitize the outside of your racking cane?
good ASCII art =D
Feb
1
comment Light control during brewing process
...this is probably better as a comment to brewchez's answer than a second answer
Feb
1
comment Is trapped air in a counterflow chiller really an aeration risk?
fyi regarding hot-side aeration; I've read that oxygenating hot wort can trigger chemical reactions which produce off-flavors, not sure how much of an effect it has (or how valid that statement is)
Feb
1
revised How do you sanitize the outside of your racking cane?
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Feb
1
answered How do you sanitize the outside of your racking cane?
Jan
31
answered What type of water is best to use for different situations
Jan
30
answered Are there any problems associated with ordering ingredients online (internationally)?
Jan
29
comment Will a carboy's narrow opening hinder or prevent successful wild fermentation?
good to know! I'd heard (via Wyeast marketing materials) that re-pitching from a previous batch wouldn't carry over the same ratios of bugs/yeasts--so hearing a success story is great!
Jan
28
comment Over-carbonating in the bottle
....very interesting; I might have to try that on a test batch to see if there's any noticable difference
Jan
28
comment Over-carbonating in the bottle
Good question -- I just asked "how to recap overcarbonated beer?" over here: homebrew.stackexchange.com/questions/3297/…
Jan
28
asked What are the steps in recapping overcarbonated beer?
Jan
28
answered Will a carboy's narrow opening hinder or prevent successful wild fermentation?
Jan
27
answered Are bottle brushes necessary?
Jan
27
comment Carboy Cap vs. Stopper
I'd disagree about stoppers being unsanitary. The liquid around the mouth dries and never makes it into the fermenter, and when racking beer out of a carboy you syphon it--it never comes close to touching the mouth.