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Posted in thread: boiling hops w/beer to increase bitterness on 05-05-2010 at 08:09 PM
To update: ...I would definitely do this again, should I ever need to. The only thing I would
do differently is do it earlier! Yeah, I could have drunk the remaining gallon as it was, but
now I feel c...
Posted in thread: Zero minute hop addition... what to do? on 05-05-2010 at 07:58 PM
I drop the temp below 170 and turn off the chiller then add my aroma hops, stir for 20 minutes,
the chiller back on. very nice aromas without adding any bitterness.This is what I did for my
last 2 bat...
Posted in thread: Zero minute hop addition... what to do? on 05-03-2010 at 05:34 AM
Hey guys, I know everyone does things different, But I am interested in what people do for zero
minute hop additions. Do you add the hops and immediately and start to cool your batch? I seem
Posted in thread: Wringer for hop bag? on 05-03-2010 at 05:24 AM
I usually cool off my batch a bit first, then I put the hop bag in a strainer (at around 170
deg) to drain for a few minutes over the keggle while I continue to run my immersion cooler. I
end up givin...
Posted in thread: Why sanitary welds on keggles, etc? on 05-03-2010 at 05:10 AM
Seems to me that the only sanitary weld of a coupler to a keg would be welding from the inside,
and I don't know anyone that does that. Maybe someone with more welding exp. could speak to
Posted in thread: Removing Oxiclean white residue from glass?? on 05-03-2010 at 05:02 AM
What you are seeing is most likely minerals that have precipitated from your water, not
oxi-clean. Rinse with Star-san and you should be good to go. No worries. :)
Posted in thread: Im so mad at myself on 04-17-2010 at 05:12 AM
Just another reason to use StarSan over Iodophor... well just assuming, but I really hope it
was StarSan since you said you are going to drink it anyways.:mug:
Posted in thread: Mashtun Jacket Ideas on 04-16-2010 at 04:24 PM
I don't direct fire my MLT and wanted better performing insulation than the refletix stuff I
see a lot of people use. I found that the 2' x 4' sheets of 1/2" polystyrene insulation at Home
Depot are f...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Pacman on 04-15-2010 at 08:58 PM
You'll be fine with 11g of Notty, don't worry about it. Rehydrating your dry yeast it is
probably a good idea too.
Posted in thread: Glacial silt brewing on 04-14-2010 at 09:14 PM
What does this water look like if you let it sit for 2 weeks? I'd bet that it clears itself of
silt pretty well.