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Posted in thread: The Nutter on 02-17-2014 at 07:49 PM
Should be a winner. May need to try for my next brown. I like the EKG and the quantity.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewTalk 2014 Big Giveaway on 02-12-2014 at 10:58 PM
Count me in! Thanks!
Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 02-04-2014 at 10:23 PM
I know this is getting off topic of to secondary or not but I have always felt temps can be a
contributor to whether it is needed or not.
Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 02-04-2014 at 10:18 PM
It's easy to get it down in the high 60's by using a pre-chiller prior to CFC. (Ground water is
crazy warm in August). The problem comes in maintaining it. Generally, fermenter temps will
creep up by ...
Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 02-04-2014 at 09:50 PM
A large majority of ester formation happens in the first 72 hours. If the temp goes up after
that it will have a negligible effect on esters.Good point, Denny. How long would you allow an
ale using Wy...
Posted in thread: To Secondary or Not? John Palmer and Jamil Zainasheff Weigh In on 02-04-2014 at 01:13 PM
I have tried both ways over many years of brewing. One issue that does not get discussed much
in this thread has to do with temperature during fermentation. In warmer climates, during the
summer, it i...
Posted in thread: Thermometer and fitting for MLT cooler on 01-26-2014 at 01:53 AM
"hello" thanks for idea. Good tutorial to view. Never thought about stopper handling 8- 9
gallons above it but looks like it can work and remain sealed. Was thinking I had to go with a
Posted in thread: Thermometer and fitting for MLT cooler on 01-26-2014 at 12:05 AM
I am trying to figure out what thermometer and fitting works best for a cooler MLT. I'd like to
mount it in the wall and would like any input from anyone who has done this. What items are
Posted in thread: Sparging on 01-25-2014 at 03:55 PM
If you are going to stir, do it thirty minutes before vorlauf and let things settle back down.
I agree with progmac, it probably adds efficiency. Otherwise, it's going to make vorlauf longer
to get to...
Posted in thread: Better cooling efficiency with counterflow wort chiller on 01-19-2014 at 01:44 PM
If you have 45F water coming out of faucet and are only getting down to 90F with wort to
fermenter, it's probably the wort needing to run upward through chiller in order to attain full
contact with wa...