Last Activity:12-11-2013 1:11 PM
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Posted in thread: Screen vs. Braid Question re Filtering on 12-11-2013 at 02:51 PM
When batch sparging, you stir well to get the sugars into suspension and then drain as quickly
as possible. With this method, channeling is not a problem as long as the wort is running
clear. Because ...
Posted in thread: Hop substitute for Columbus on 12-11-2013 at 01:15 PM
Columbus isn't a great aroma/flavor hop, it's mainly used for bittering and has earthy
undertones which won't complement the Cascade well, I find.The "I find" is key here. Columbus
is considered a bit...
Posted in thread: How much sugar is too much on 12-11-2013 at 12:52 PM
The generally accepted rule is no more than 10% of your grain bill. You're at almost 14%. A bit
high, but like Demus says, not unreasonable if it's to your taste. If I were adding that much,
Posted in thread: Fastest beer grain to glass? on 12-11-2013 at 12:14 PM
. . . fine with a cloudy beer so no extra time for cold crashing, etc.You won't loose any time
cold crashing. You have to chill the beer at some point anyway. Crash the primary and transfer
it cold in...
Posted in thread: Cold Crashing on 12-11-2013 at 03:13 AM
...unless I am missing something it should work like that anyway...I'd try looking under the
cushion of the couch. You're definitely missing something. :drunk:
Posted in thread: Scratched element, still OK to use? on 12-10-2013 at 10:37 PM
That looks like a zinc plated copper element? There are threads about the zinc plating coming
off. Didn't want that to happen in my beer so I took it off.
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-10-2013 at 06:30 PM
As long as you have enough room in your tun for the volume required to meet your pre boil
volume, there's no need to top off before your first running. There is no real advantage to
equal volume runni...
Posted in thread: Batch Sparging Question on 12-10-2013 at 06:19 PM
Neither. You don't need a mash-out with batch sparging. Get the first runnings on your burner
and start heating. Subtract the first running volume from your pre boil volume and sparge with
that much 1...
Posted in thread: Conflicting advice from LHBS and HBT... on 12-09-2013 at 09:05 PM
HBT > LHBS in all cases. Never forget this.Depends on your LHBS or the person answering your
post on HBT. I've seen plenty of bad posts here, but usually someone will chime in with the
Posted in thread: Are All Igloo Coolers the Same? on 12-07-2013 at 11:52 PM
Are All Igloo Coolers the Same? No. :D