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Posted in thread: Taprite Dual Gauge Regulator / Adapter needed? on 10-22-2014 at 01:24 AM
The regulator will thread on but it wont open the pin valve. That's all the adapters do. I have
some 20 oz tanks with manual valves.
Posted in thread: Micro brews with only 2-row?? on 10-08-2014 at 04:42 AM
Posted in thread: Briess Carapils Malt on 10-08-2014 at 02:51 AM
Pale ales don't really need carapils. Something about the higher hop level makes for good head
retention. I'll use it in some lower hopped beers.
Posted in thread: All Grain...I'm Afraid.. on 10-06-2014 at 02:21 AM
I prefer batch sparging.
Posted in thread: All Grain...I'm Afraid.. on 10-05-2014 at 11:00 PM
Do you even have a MLT? Here is a walk through my process:First thing I need to figure is the
amount of strike water. I use 14 qt (half the boil volume) plus grain absorption and dead space
Posted in thread: All Grain...I'm Afraid.. on 10-05-2014 at 03:48 PM
It's really easy. All you really need is a 60 minute rest at 150-155f. I batch sparge. I heat
the stike and crush the grains in less than a half hour, an hour saccharification rest, drain
the first ru...
Posted in thread: AIH Sol Cerveza Clone on 10-05-2014 at 03:40 AM
Two vials into a good size starter will work well. It could be ready to lager in less than two
weeks. And yes it will probably need six weeks at fridge temps before it's ready.
Posted in thread: Starter Help on 10-05-2014 at 03:19 AM
I just brew a lower gravity batch and repitch half the cake for bock strength lagers.
Posted in thread: AIH Sol Cerveza Clone on 10-05-2014 at 03:08 AM
48F. You will need a lot of yeast though. I've done it with 200 billion cells but they were
healthy and active when I pitched them.
Posted in thread: AIH Sol Cerveza Clone on 10-05-2014 at 02:54 AM
I like WLP940 but I think low sixties is too hot. 50F-55F fermentation temps are better. If you
can, set the chamber to 48F or so and let it warm up as fermentation slows. 60F maybe fine for