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Posted in thread: Aluminum as hot liquir kettle on 07-19-2013 at 10:12 PM
Just make sure you don't forget it with a little bit of water and a copper pick up tube that
touches the bottom. Or you could have oxidized holes in the bottom of your kettle next time you
go to brew....
Posted in thread: Erlenmeyer? No. on 02-20-2013 at 06:44 AM
The biggest advantage I see to the flask is the ability to boil, cool and ferment your starter
in 1 vessel. I believe the reduced possibility of infection comes more from this fact than the
Posted in thread: My Beer Stand - Slightly different Style on 02-12-2013 at 08:41 AM
Unique build, but it looks like it works really well with the bottom drains. I like it!Just put
together a bottom drain mash tun myself that I'm looking forward to testing out this week.
Posted in thread: Pellets vs leaf hops on 02-12-2013 at 02:13 AM
Per Randy Kosher in "Radical Brewing" pellets yield about 25% more ibus than whole hops. That
matches fairly well with whats I've read elsewhere. You could play around with some software
and see how t...
Posted in thread: Pellets vs leaf hops on 02-12-2013 at 02:12 AM
Not to highjack this thread, but I have a recipe that calls for .2g/l of hops. What is this
amount?Scale it to your recipe size... A 5 gallon batch is about 19L so .2*19=3.8g (which seems
like a reall...
Posted in thread: Pellets vs leaf hops on 02-12-2013 at 02:08 AM
I don't use whole leaf very much, but what's the ratio? Is it one for one?Per Randy Kosher in
"Radical Brewing" pellets yield about 25% more ibus than whole hops. That matches fairly well
with whats I...
Posted in thread: Pellets vs leaf hops on 02-11-2013 at 11:36 PM
I personally use all whole leaf hops. Mainly because I just prefer unprocessed ingredients
whenever possible. Secondarily, because my set up was created with leaf hops in mind, pellets
leave me with a...
Posted in thread: question about blending batches and figuring out og on 02-11-2013 at 07:58 PM
yes, your calculations are correct.
Posted in thread: Cheap Brew Sculpture on 02-11-2013 at 07:55 PM
I use shelving similar to your first option and it has worked flawlessly for me. My HLT and
burner sit on the shelf next to the mash tun. The BK sits on its burner on the floor and
gravity feeds every...
Posted in thread: Getting rid of spent grains on 02-08-2013 at 09:04 PM
Put the garbage bag in a bucket for support then dump the mash tun in. We are fortunate in
Portland to have curbside food-waste compost pick up, so I use the green compostable bags but
they aren't tha...