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Posted in thread: #25 Pump for Beer Transfer? on 11-14-2012 at 06:15 PM
I think if I'm careful, I may be able to avoid oxidation. Keeping the end of the hose submerged
once the receiving vessel starts to fill will help reduce splashing. And hopefully the pressure
Posted in thread: #25 Pump for Beer Transfer? on 11-06-2012 at 10:31 PM
I'm looking for a self-priming pump that can pump fermented beer from my basement to the first
floor (about a 25ft lift). The beer will be non-carbonated and unfiltered. It'll be at around
Posted in thread: Great Lakes Oktoberfest Clone on 07-29-2012 at 04:38 PM
I thought someone would've already made a thread about this, but I couldn't find any using the
search function.Anyway, I LOVE Great Lakes Oktoberfest, but I can't seem to find a clone recipe
for it an...
Posted in thread: Heating element screen? on 07-24-2012 at 04:22 PM
I ordered some 2x2 stainless mesh (.063" wire diameter) from McMaster. I'll let you know how it
works. Thanks for the advice!
Posted in thread: Heating element screen? on 07-19-2012 at 02:25 AM
Posted in thread: Heating element screen? on 07-16-2012 at 11:24 PM
I just got my new electric brewing kettle. It's a 15g Blichmann boilermaker with a 4500W
heating element in the bottom. I do 5g and 10g boils in it, sometimes extract w/ grains and
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2124 vs. Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 on 07-02-2012 at 07:39 PM
65-68 degrees would be the ambient (room) temperature. My fermentations usually only increase
the temperature of the wort by 1-2 degrees. I appreciate the information about the two yeast
strains. I'm ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2124 vs. Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 on 07-02-2012 at 02:03 AM
Well if Fermentis says it's no good at ale temps I'm not sure why you'd assume any different.
If you have an aversion to swamp coolers, then can you lager at all? If not, why are you trying
to make a ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2124 vs. Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 on 07-02-2012 at 01:09 AM
I don't want to mess with the swamp cooler technique, but thanks for the advice. I just want to
know if my beer will end up tasting bad if I use W-34/70 at ale temperatures.
Posted in thread: Wyeast 2124 vs. Fermentis Saflager W-34/70 on 07-01-2012 at 11:12 PM
I trying to brew something similar to a lager, but I don't have lagering capabilities. I can
only ferment at 65-68 degrees. I'd like to use an actual lager yeast, not a steam beer yeast
and I was look...