General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Congratulations to the newly elected AHA GC members, and thank's to all that ran« on: April 05, 2012, 09:55:27 AM »
And congrats to the other new officers as well!
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Gongrats Ron!!!! now you just need to bring the conference to delaware....lol
Well... it will be right in Delaware's backyard next year. I'm excited to see NHC come to Philly.
I would like to know where I can get a flat bottom Erlenmeyer flask. Not the cheap ones that have a domed bottom like the ones Morebeer& NorthernBrewer sell. I have a hard time getting the stir bar to work with my stir starter. It works great with the flat bottom open flasks I have. But they are to small for starters.But they work good for re hydrating dry yeast.
Just an update, I let the cooler ist over the weekend with oxyclean and the smell is now gone! Gonna let it sit for a few more days to see if it comes back.
and BTW, i get tubs of oxyclean at the dollar store so i think i spent $2 (the bottle of bleach had been sitting on the shelf for months unused...)
Bleach deteriorates fairly quickly. Bleach that has been sitting for several months has lost most of its chlorine.
FWIW a lemon juice solution works well for removing smells too.
It helps is you live where citrus grows. Lemons are cheap, or free there.
I would give it a major shot of fresh bleach and let it sit for a day. Then one more shot of OxiClean.
I've got a Blonde Ale that's medalled twice on 90% pale, 5% wheat, 5% munich, mashed @ 150F. Apparently that combo works...
Ill be brewing a Kolsch next weekend as well. Splitting the 10 gallons between the Wyeast and White Labs strains. Was planning on a 127-149 step mash and using Weyermann Floor Malted BoPils Malt with some Vienna Malt. Whats your recipe look like Dave? I Like doing comparisons, maybe we can ship each other some bottles.