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Old 01-05-2012, 01:34 AM   #1
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Just brewed a honey wheat with orange Peel and some coriander. Did a whirlpool and I have to say I am now a believer of it.

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Old 01-05-2012, 01:47 AM   #2
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How did you do it..... How long, ect

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Old 01-05-2012, 02:27 AM   #3
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stirred with a spoon for two to three minutes then drained through the ball valve.

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Old 01-05-2012, 02:31 AM   #4
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stirred with a spoon for two to three minutes then drained through the ball valve.
If you let it sit for maybe 10 minutes after stirring, you will get more accumulation in the center. Nice job.
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I did let it sit I guess i left that out. I sitrred like a mad man then put the lid on and waited till it stopped spinning in the BK then drained it to the carboy.

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Old 01-05-2012, 02:43 AM   #6
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I did let it sit I guess i left that out. I sitrred like a mad man then put the lid on and waited till it stopped spinning in the BK then drained it to the carboy.
Oh ok. I whirlpool with every batch and I really like it,
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Old 01-05-2012, 02:44 AM   #7
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I've done it quit a bit. Whole hops mess it up. Works well with pellets though.

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Old 01-05-2012, 03:14 AM   #8
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yes whole hops mess it up unless you have a screen or a hopblocker. I did yoopers pale ale with some home grown hops that were growing with my grapes and one cone plugged the valve. I might of been able to rack it with out problem, but my auto syphon took a dump on my and will not prime. I really need a do up a keggle and a pump to do this right.

How long do you let your zero minute hop additions steep before cooling?

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i will also add that the nice little cone looks great but my eff reall sucked on this brew and my last. I am going to buy a mill of my own to try and correct this. both were ren through the same LHBS mill. Previous was 10% higher.

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My flame out hops steep 10 minutes before I turn on my IC most of the time. I've done it some other ways but that works best for me.

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