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Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 02-20-2017 at 11:23 PM
Hot break is the small to large "chunks" or blobs you see in your boil. During a vigorous boil,
some proteins, polyphenols and carbohydrates clump together. Some of the hot side break getting
Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 02-20-2017 at 09:24 PM
Just out of curiosity, post your recipe on the last batch that is not clearing. But if you are
confident on your pH, mash temp, solid boil, quick chilling, then I would again wonder how much
Posted in thread: The semi epic electric build. AKA mistakes not to make on 02-20-2017 at 04:17 AM
Nice job. Similar to how I went about mine. I only have one PID currently, since I only have
one element, but I'll be adding another down the line. I went with a three way switch to
control the elemen...
Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 02-20-2017 at 03:45 AM
How much hot break and hop material gets into your carboy?
Posted in thread: Cloudy Beer on 02-20-2017 at 02:55 AM
Cold crashing would help, but you said that isn't an option. Other than waiting, which might or
might not help anyway, I can't think of many things you can do. Other than filter it, but that
Posted in thread: Next purchase on 02-15-2017 at 12:33 AM
I've thought about getting a mill, but for several reasons, it keeps getting passed up. For
one, I don't have enough room currently in my brewing area for it to keep the mill, and store
extra grain. T...
Posted in thread: First Keg in the new keezer caught the clap on 01-01-2017 at 05:55 PM
My beers always go down hill for the first week or so in the keg. I've decided it is from
sediment concentration right in the zone where you pull from. It was good previously because
Posted in thread: First Keg in the new keezer caught the clap on 12-30-2016 at 08:11 PM
I wouldn't think it is the lines. beer shouldn't flow back in the keg from the line. How many
pints have you poured off, and is it fully carbed? You might be getting a bunch of yeast and
Posted in thread: Can't wait to keg on 12-23-2016 at 06:49 AM
I use this website to figure out pressure for carbing. Pretty easy from there. I used to do
the 25psi for a day and test, but I find that I don't lose much time doing it the new way, and
I don't over...
Posted in thread: Any help with this amber appreciated on 12-23-2016 at 05:39 AM
Drink it and learn from it. The best beers I have made have been after I messed up a previous
batch. Always take notes.