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Posted in thread: How we sour Mash on 06-28-2014 at 06:24 PM
I thing o2 is more of a problem than heat. I would be tempted to say sour the wort in a 5 g
carboy if you cant really seal off the mash. A corney would be great for a mash.
Posted in thread: How we sour Mash on 06-27-2014 at 03:43 PM
I made a photo book of how we did our sour mash. It was quite successful. Can't wait to taste
the finished beer.https://berlinerweissesourmash.shutterfly.com/We mashed in a milk can placed
into a wate...
Posted in thread: Any feedback on the Captain Crush Grain Mill? on 06-09-2014 at 01:36 PM
I did but it has not shown up
Posted in thread: Chillzilla as a HERMS and loving it. on 06-07-2014 at 03:36 PM
So you're using a fourth vessel to heat the HERMS water, not recirculating water from either
HLT, and using a small volume of water. I had thought you were recirculating water from one of
the HLT tank...
Posted in thread: Chillzilla as a HERMS and loving it. on 06-07-2014 at 03:08 PM
So what do you mean dump the first runnings? Batch sparge?which HLT are you using for step
mashes, the one with 168º water or 200º water? My setup on which I brew 11 gallon batches
(figuring i'll end ...
Posted in thread: Chillzilla as a HERMS and loving it. on 06-07-2014 at 02:44 PM
The RIMS thermocouple is at the wort output of the heat exchanger (chillzilla CFC) I am only
running 20 amps of 240v, so going from winter ground water to strike temp for a 1 barrel brew
takes about a...
Posted in thread: Chillzilla as a HERMS and loving it. on 06-07-2014 at 02:10 PM
Last fall I ruined a wheat with my RIMS system. We had two systems running together in the
garage. On was running RIMS the other was not. Identical recipe. The RIMS system started to
smell horrible. W...
Posted in thread: Berliner Weisse Pan on 06-06-2014 at 06:49 PM
Just got a 10g milk can: much higher quality than I thought. Here is the plan:1. Drill lid for
air lock 2. Heat water in can to 1583. Heat water in our 55g boil pot to 148 with E- HERMS4.
Mill grain ...