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Posted in thread: Souring bugs for Brown on 12-05-2013 at 04:45 PM
I use lacto, pedio, and either brett brux or brett lambicus from wyeast after primary
fermentation. Then just put it in a corner and forget about it for at least 6 months. I also
cut a hole in the bot...
Posted in thread: Thought/Comments on IPA Recipe (Simcoe, Citra, Cascade) on 11-23-2013 at 11:12 PM
I was typing about the mash temp!!:mug: Joe beat me to it... anyway, 2nd that too.I second
cutting down the crystal to no more than a pound. I prefer 60 in an IPA if I'm not using a
combination of c20...
Posted in thread: Water for first All Grain on 11-23-2013 at 03:31 PM
It stays in the mash tun. Basically you're using the difference in water density to "push" the
heavier sugar laden wort to the bottom of the mash tun. You'll generally want to maintain a
Posted in thread: Water for first All Grain on 11-23-2013 at 02:59 PM
If using a traditional mash/lauter tun setup (as opposed to BIAB), it should be somewhere in
the neighborhood of:So, if 7.15 gallons is the total water, and you're mashing with 1.3 qts/lb,
Posted in thread: My attempt at a 20 gallon, future-prrof system with stout tanks on 11-23-2013 at 02:48 PM
Yeah, the plan is one of these: brewers hardware ( one of these: auber ( the HLT and BK I
will put it at the outlet. The MLT I am still deciding on. THe three choices are the outlet,
outlet from t...
Posted in thread: What size pot for a 15 gal. Batch? on 11-21-2013 at 04:14 PM
I try to squeeze 15 gallons using a 20 gallon pot on occasion, and usually fall a little
short...a 25 or even a 30 gallon would be a better choice.+1 to this. Some of my 11 gallon DIPA
recipes start o...
Posted in thread: My attempt at a 20 gallon, future-prrof system with stout tanks on 11-21-2013 at 04:07 PM
Well I guess I am just confused now. Look at this fro their site for the bk:20+ Gal. Brew
Kettle with Tangential Inlet, Thermowell & Sight GlassCombi Brew Kettle/WhirlpoolTangential
InletSight Glass w...
Posted in thread: Rebel Brewer Giveaway! on 11-21-2013 at 03:39 PM
I'm in! Conical would be awesome!
Posted in thread: What shall I use to clean the bottom of my scorched kettle? on 11-14-2013 at 04:01 PM
I like the copper scrubbies and barkeeper's friend is great stuff
Posted in thread: My attempt at a 20 gallon, future-prrof system with stout tanks on 11-14-2013 at 03:59 PM
@ bemerritt, I don't know much about welding but I know 2 pro welders that say you can't get
around back gassing a stainless weld without it sugaring(and that leads to oxidation and
corrosion). The on...