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    ABOUT ME

  • Hannibal, MO
  • making bows,soap,brewing
  • chemist
  • black IPA
  • many, almost too many but not quite
  • APA, Sticke Alt, dunkelweizen, helles, Scottish 70
  • Male
  • Married

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  • Posted in thread: Brewhemoth conicals? on 03-06-2014 at 04:08 PM
    I've brewed as much as 18gal in my Brewhemoth (German pils). Lagers aren't known for giant
    krausens though, that would be pushing it especially with a "heady" yeast like a Belgian or
    wheat. 15gal work...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 02-04-2014 at 08:42 PM
    I use 15 psi for the entire fermentation. Higher than that can cause some issues with some
    strains during early fermentation.Juan or anyone, is there any literature on this effect? I'm
    just wondering ...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 01-21-2014 at 12:29 AM
    I see, putting the relief valve on the blowoff corny will work. I would put it on from the
    start since it'll take quit a bit of gas to build up pressure in a more or less empty corny. I
    like the moreb...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 01-20-2014 at 06:59 PM
    Where's the foam going to come from if this is on the gas connection of the corny fermentor?
    I'd keep the wort down to 3.5-4gal to prevent blowoff through the unit, you don't want gunk
    building up in ...

  • Posted in thread: Avangard Pilsner Malt on 01-19-2014 at 12:52 AM
    Just ran my first mash with this malt. I thought it did have a decent bready taste. Also I got
    a lot less protein gunk in the mash than when I use Weyermann or Best, this could be mash pH
    but I got a ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewhemoth conicals? on 01-03-2014 at 01:46 AM
    I usually run it at 7 for a few days then ramp to 15.

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 01-02-2014 at 07:59 PM
    No one uses a conical?I have two Brewhemoths now. When I harvest yeast I will sometimes bleed
    the pressure down first. The spunding valves they sell with the unit have pressure relief
    valves that make...

  • Posted in thread: Brewhemoth conicals? on 01-01-2014 at 10:03 PM
    It takes longer with a smaller batch. I did an 11gal batch last time and it took a few days to
    see pressure. Give it time, it will run up to 15 psi for you. That's where I'm at now and still
    bleeding ...

  • Posted in thread: Issues with a monster mill on 10-15-2012 at 02:50 PM
    I have an MM2 and it will do this if I have the gap set too low. Your knurling may not be
    catching the grain and pulling it in, opening up the gap slightly lowers the angle and improves
    the ability of...

  • Posted in thread: Closed-system pressurized fermentation technique! on 10-06-2012 at 11:53 AM
    Yeah I would say the pressure will go through the roof in short order if not vented.
    Fortunately for me I have a relief valve on the Brewhemoth. Is there none on your setup? Its a
    good idea just in ca...

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