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Posted in thread: Why buy a 5 gallon fermenter is 6.5 gallon same price? on 09-01-2015 at 08:29 PM
My 5 gallon just gets used now when I do cider. Otherwise, it was a pointless purchase.
Posted in thread: Really clogged diptube on 09-01-2015 at 12:59 PM
I have one of these, would something like this work?
Posted in thread: Do I really need a sparge arm? on 09-01-2015 at 12:54 PM
Something like this on the end of your hose would be a good bet. problem with foil on top is
that it makes seeing the height of the sparge water v. grain bed difficult, not insurmountable
by any mea...
Posted in thread: Set up a little stock for extract brews on 09-01-2015 at 12:37 PM
So you added another variable here with pre-hopped LME. This may not come in bulk like you had
hoped. Where are you located? Nothing specific, just state or country. The issue I see here is
Posted in thread: Keezer question on 08-31-2015 at 02:37 PM
^ that. Many people have housed 3 5 gallon kegs in a 5 cu. ft. keezer. But to answer your
question, an upright should be fine. I rarely open my keezer. I do it when I change a keg and
when I put a new...
Posted in thread: Weird results on day 1. on 08-31-2015 at 02:29 PM
Looks like break material, which is fine. The amount of crystal, as you were already told, is
the cause of the dark color. In spite of the dark color, it will be slightly lighter. The
volume itself ma...
Posted in thread: Video of HERMS system on 08-31-2015 at 02:23 PM
Very interesting sparge "arm" setup. Looks like it works very well. I had to rewind when you
put the carageen (sp) into the boil. I only caught a glimpse of the text and thought you tossed
campden in ...
Posted in thread: Is it infected? What's this white stuff on 08-31-2015 at 11:54 AM
Looks exactly like my lacto infection.
Posted in thread: And it was the worst brewday ever... on 08-31-2015 at 11:50 AM
Can you calibrate one thermometer in an ice bath? The digital may be right. Check thermapen's
site for info on a proper ice bath and calibration. In the end you hit your numbers and made
beer. Nicely ...