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The Brewers Association Announce the Winners of the 2014 World Beer

The Brewers Association Announce the Winners of the 2014 World Beer Cup The Brewers Association announced the results of one of the largest commercial beer
friscoscoggins
Apr 15, 2014
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Dock Street Walker Ale Brewed with Smoked Goat Brains

Dock Street Walker Ale Brewed with Smoked Goat Brains Only two things in life are certain: Craft Beer and Zombies. Kind of. As avid enthusiasts of both, Dock
friscoscoggins
Mar 22, 2014
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An introduction to infusion mashing

This is another one from the E.C. Krause newsletter for homebrewing.
t2000kwt
Jan 25, 2014
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Blue Moon clone recipe -- all grain

This is from the E. C. Kraus homebrewing newsletter. If you like the Blue Moon beer, you may want to try this if you're an all-grain brewer. If you end up
t2000kwt
Jan 25, 2014
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Re: Sanitizer

... Carl Weaver It can be like reusing soapy water - It can be as a PRE-wash, and not the final sanitization. I may have 3 gal left in an already clean 5 gal
billsf9c
Dec 10, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

Carl, I have used it in the same brewing session to sanitize more than one thing at a time, but I agree that it's not worth the trouble of storing the
t2000kwt
Dec 10, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

Thekey to reliability and safety in re-using StarSan is use of pH paper to be sure pH remains low,, about 4. Once pH starts to leave the acid range,
Joe Strain aka Yodar
Dec 9, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

I used to reuse iodophor but I feel weird about reusing sanitizer. It seems wrong, like I am spoiling it and then selling it to my equipment as brand new. It
Carl Weaver
Dec 9, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

(My previous attempt at a reply hasn't showed up yet so it might have got lost by Yahoo.) I've also used iodophor for years. It's not expensive and it's a
t2000kwt
Dec 8, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

Thanks all -- this is very helpful information for me. Tony
katolikus1962
Dec 7, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

My SFBrewCraft store has ~3 oz Iodine bottle. Mebe $5??? It took VERY little to do a 5 bal batch which did my carboy. I then use THAT in a dishpan or etc to
billsf9c
Dec 4, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

The other thing to remember about products like Oxyclean is that it is chemically just "Washing Soda", I.E. Sodium Carbonate... What makes it special is that
allan degroot
Dec 3, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

1) The bottom line is that One-Step and OxiClean are not sanitizers, they are cleaners. They will remove soil, but not necessary kill all organisms on the
basicpoke
Dec 3, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

Tony, Not all one step sanitizes are created equally. I have heard that most are simply unscented, stripped down oxyclean products. That works great for post
tchickosky
Dec 3, 2013
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Re: Sanitizer

Tony One Step is just IMO a FAIR to poor sanitizer depending on ambient conditons. I used 1 step successfully brewing  in my Winter Park Fl. Apartment but
Joe Strain aka Yodar
Dec 2, 2013
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