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by zippox
Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: How long does beer take to oxidize
Replies: 3
Views: 9265

How long does beer take to oxidize

I'm curious as to how long the beer would take to oxidize or get off flavors while fermenting. I did 1 week in primary and now its been in the secondary for another week (6.5 gal carboy). How long would I have to leave it in the secondary for it to oxidize? It's not something I want to do, I'm just ...
by zippox
Sun May 06, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Suggestion on more equipment?
Replies: 4
Views: 7817

Thanks for the suggestions, I'll probably pick up all of those.

I have The Joy of Homebrewing book and am about half way through that.
by zippox
Thu May 03, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Suggestion on more equipment?
Replies: 4
Views: 7817

Suggestion on more equipment?

I will be starting my first brew at the end of this month and I am all about making life easy on me. I have a list of the equipment that I have picked up so far and am wondering if there is any piece that you think is missing for a beginner or something that make my life just a little bit easier. He...
by zippox
Tue Apr 17, 2012 2:50 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Well water
Replies: 4
Views: 7507

If I use c-brite with the well water for sanitizing all of my equipment and beer bottles will this be just fine? Or do I need to steer clear completely from that water?
by zippox
Sat Apr 14, 2012 11:36 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Well water
Replies: 4
Views: 7507

Yeah I was thinking about it today and thought that running to the store and getting around 7 gallons of water brew and use for sanitizing would be a good idea. Thanks for the reply, I'll probably go that route.
by zippox
Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Ingredients, Kits & Recipes
Topic: Well water
Replies: 4
Views: 7507

Well water

Hey all, I'll be starting my first brew next month but I have one concern I wanted to get figured out. The water source from the house I will be most likely be brewing at uses its own well. So when the water is hot it can smell like eggs and if I remember correctly, the water that is filtered throug...