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Posted in thread: Switching to all grain - fly sparging vs. batch sparging on 08-13-2016 at 02:49 PM
Another batch sparge'er here. I sometimes think about trying fly sparging just to try it but
after thinking through the logistics I put that thought to the side. My brew days are long
enough as it is....
Posted in thread: Upgrading to All-Grain on 08-05-2016 at 12:33 AM
I'm about to pull the trigger on a 120QT or possibly 150QT MLT; have a 70QT now. I want to be
able to do 15G batches of high gravity brews. You need to have an idea of your desired batch
size and get ...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in a SS Brew Tech Chronical on 08-03-2016 at 10:47 AM
SS balls like that would be perfect. But all I have laying around is SS Camlock dust caps. Not
ideal but heavy enough to do the job and have worked great so far.
Posted in thread: 60qt cooler for mash tun? on 08-03-2016 at 10:42 AM
It would be great for a high gravity brew! However, for most moderate gravity brews my concern
would be with mash depth and not temp loss. You can deal with temp loss by simply covering the
MLT with a...
Posted in thread: Dry hopping in a SS Brew Tech Chronical on 08-03-2016 at 10:28 AM
I have a half barrel chronical and I do the same thing mentioned by VApatriot. It's worked
great so far! You cant see it in the pics but I put a SS weight in the bag with the hops to
help keep them fr...
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 07-27-2016 at 12:57 PM
On the list and in it WIN IT! :)
Posted in thread: how long leave standing on 07-07-2016 at 11:20 AM
3-4 weeks with 4 being "better" IMHO. You will have carbonation in the bottle faster than than
but it takes a bit more time for it to be "right". You should notice a change each additional
week until ...
Posted in thread: Show Us Your Label on 07-05-2016 at 11:46 AM
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher mill is dead - going back to LWBS mill on 06-03-2016 at 10:55 AM
FWIW, Monster Brewing Hardware (Monster Mill) recommends "food grade" mineral oil for lubing
mill axle's and coating rollers for storage. Apparently it dosent take very much of this stuff
so it may be...
Posted in thread: Barley Crusher mill is dead - going back to LWBS mill on 06-02-2016 at 10:50 AM
How is the MM2-PRO @Nagorg ?I've only crushed one batch worth so far but it was ~34lbs of
grain. I worked great!I did have to run a few pounds through it first to check the crush. From
reading other p...