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How to remove Corona bottle printing (screen printed label)

I just wanted to let you know, in case anyone else could find this useful. Hydrochloric acid alone worked perfectly, the bottle was put into it for less than 20 minutes, and after that it was rinsed ...
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How to remove Corona bottle printing (screen printed label)

Soak in StarSan. Mix starsan as you would normally. Submerge bottles and soak for a day or so. Use a stainless steel scrubber (ball of stainless steel for cleaning pots/pans) to scrub off the paint. ...
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Should I lube the gaskets of my kegs?

Vaseline is petroleum based and will degrade black orings. Use food grade silicone spray to keep your keg seals fresh and lubricated.
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How much yeast to add for bottle conditioning

There actually are a number of references in the literature to this issue. In general it seems that a standard target would be pitching (or to be more accurate, ensuring there are) 1 million healthy ...
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Does beer pulled early from a keg taste less bitter than those pulled later?

Typically, the Hop bitterness in beer lessens over time. So, you should expect the first taste of the beer to be more bitter than the last drop.
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How to remove Corona bottle printing (screen printed label)

I used 5 tablespoons one step cleaner and instead of water I used white vinegar and put about 3 tablespoons of powdered citric acid for good measure. I did add water to top up level to cover over the ...
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Counter-pressure bottle filler and exposure to oxygen

My filler is a bit different, but it's the same principle. What I usually do is continue filling while I'm pulling out the tube to keep the foam at the top of the neck. I have my bottle sitting in a ...
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Looking at brewing smoothie sours - is there a pasteurization process and are cans a must for them?

I can't recommend kegs enough. I resisted them for many batches, until I finally got a little 2.6gal one that fits in my fridge, and bought the hardware and co2 to charge it. Cleaning and packaging is ...
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How long does clarification take given a refrigerator temperature level cold crash?

Since this question involves estimation and I haven't actually run the proposed experiment myself or recorded specific data, I'll take my guess based on what I think I might know based on 20 years ...
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How long does clarification take given a refrigerator temperature level cold crash?

For cold crashing we go from tank temp to 4C in about a day, that is due to the limitations of our cooling plates and chillers. If we could drop a tank from 18-20C to 1C in 12H I would take that. ~1....
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Does beer pulled early from a keg taste less bitter than those pulled later?

My version of the events is that beer wasn't completely fermented initially, and those residual sugars initially masked bitterness, which, as sugars get fermented, becomes more prominent. In keg setup ...
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Does beer pulled early from a keg taste less bitter than those pulled later?

Last couple pints can be more bitter if the beer had micro hop particles that settled out. Edit: If your beer gets hazy towards the end and increases in bitterness. You have a concentration of matter ...
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