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Posted in thread: Would it be OK to leave a whisky barrel for 2 months empty before putting any beer in on 04-01-2015 at 09:39 PM
+1 to spraying down the outside, it's a great way to keep the barrel hydrated without losing
the whiskey character. I also agree that dumping a handle in there would help. Good luck with
the surgery, ...
Posted in thread: Would it be OK to leave a whisky barrel for 2 months empty before putting any beer in on 04-01-2015 at 09:26 PM
Hey,Do you know how freshly the barrel was dumped? If it does indeed have a couple if pints in
there then you might be ok for a bit.I have done many barrel projects and we usually can't fill
Posted in thread: Would it be OK to leave a whisky barrel for 2 months empty before putting any beer in on 04-01-2015 at 09:03 PM
Hi,I recently bought a used 53 gallon whisky barrel. As Murphy’s Law always prevail, the barrel
is arriving today (ordered it 3 months ago), and I’m schedules for a surgery tomorrow. The odds
are I wi...
Posted in thread: What is the best way to warm a two carboys fermentation on 01-27-2015 at 05:34 PM
Hi,During winter fermentation need to be warmed up. While I do have a temperature control
device with one probe that I can ether put in a thermal well or tape to the side of the carboy.
I cant seem to...
Posted in thread: Used empty wine barrel, care and maintenance? on 01-22-2015 at 01:56 PM
Hi,I did not see a post specific to Oak barrel cleaning, care and maintenance, so here we
go.I'm getting a used wine barrel, a full size one (60 gallons) yep I'm crazy. As of now I do
not know how man...
Posted in thread: MyPIN TA4 PID and RTD sensor: on 01-20-2015 at 01:38 PM
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale, Recipe, Cereal MASH (y/n), Other fall starchy roots (sweet potato, Yam…) on 12-15-2014 at 02:02 PM
Sorry hit post by mistake; so I did cereal mash and that made a "mush" of things which caused
me to have a stuck mash and that dropped my efficiency to 65% down from 78%.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Ale, Recipe, Cereal MASH (y/n), Other fall starchy roots (sweet potato, Yam…) on 12-15-2014 at 01:59 PM
Did you suffer a stuck mash?I did the same thing like you "cereal
Posted in thread: HLT and MASH tun temperature probe on 11-23-2014 at 01:17 PM
HiI'm planing to automate my brew rig. Using a Honeywell UDC1000 PID and a generic water proof
RTD probe (pictures attached). But, because I'm not so good at electronics, I did not
understand the manu...
Posted in thread: Thermowell Question on 11-18-2014 at 04:46 PM
Right on guys, thank you this thread was very helpful to me. Sent from my iPhone using Home