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Posted in thread: Help with first all grain setup on 12-02-2016 at 04:56 PM
I'd use the 20g kettle for a mash tun, assuming you could find a false bottom that would work.
Otherwise, you're going to need a manifold of some kind. If you're. Direct during you won't
have to worry...
Posted in thread: Honey Strong Ale Recipe; help please. on 11-26-2016 at 05:21 PM
I'd change the special b to honey malt, add .25 kg C120. If the color isn't where You want
after that, adjust with a small amount of black malt or add more chocolate. You might as well
just dump the b...
Posted in thread: Favorite Kegerator? Anyone tried Edgestar? on 11-25-2016 at 06:59 PM
I set up a danby kegerator from Costco for a friend of mine. Works great, looks good, has
everything but the 3/16" bev line and corny connectors. DIY might be a little cheaper but it's
still a great d...
Posted in thread: HERMS coil placement in a keggle. Need help! on 11-25-2016 at 04:56 PM
I put mine as close to the bottom as I could get it, but it's still just above the element.
It's all in the bottom 8 inches of the pot, but it's a 25gal HLT so...I hope that helps
Posted in thread: Beersmith - Use different colour unit for grain and beer colour? on 11-15-2016 at 10:25 PM
I'm pretty sure the grain in mine is lovibond and the beer color scale is in srm. I haven't
Posted in thread: Cocoa nibs drop time on 11-15-2016 at 10:23 PM
After fermentation would be preferable. That way escaping Co2 has doesn't scrub any of the
aromatic compounds from the nibs.
Posted in thread: Cocoa nibs drop time on 11-15-2016 at 06:06 AM
Generally speaking, you don't really ever need to do a secondary. But you'll find people on
both sides of the conversation. I prefer to transfer to a smaller vessel for extra ageing,
usually only for ...
Posted in thread: You know you're a home brewer when? on 11-15-2016 at 05:58 AM
When you've been looking at one of those fancy joule sous vide things and remember your HLT and
MT are both PID temp controlled and scratch it off the list of necesaary cooking gadgets. It's
nice to h...
Posted in thread: New electric brewer question--OK for the chiller coil to touch the element? on 11-15-2016 at 05:52 AM
What part of the contact are you worried about? It doesn't have any noticeable affect on the
Posted in thread: New electric brewer question--OK for the chiller coil to touch the element? on 11-14-2016 at 07:38 PM
Mine sits on the element.