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Posted in thread: Understanding HERMS Systems on 02-07-2016 at 12:05 AM
My system is a Kal Style HERMS setup, so your exact mileage may vary.1. I fill my HLT and set
it to heat to my mash temp. At this point the MLT is empty.2. I transfer my strike water into
my MLT and d...
Posted in thread: Pen Suggestions? on 02-06-2016 at 10:10 PM
Looks like you have a perfect excuse to buy a lathe...
Posted in thread: No hops during the boil, only whirlpool & dry hopping... on 02-01-2016 at 11:59 PM
I regularly make Blondes and APAS using just Whirlpool hops. Works great.
Posted in thread: Your plate chiller probably isn't as clean as you might think! on 01-25-2016 at 11:01 PM
I use lye, and I've never noticed additional muck after the first flush. I do have a filter
before the PC so I may get less hop material in the PC to begin with.
Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle - You Pick The Size!! on 01-17-2016 at 08:16 PM
Posted in thread: How much coconut.... on 01-17-2016 at 04:45 PM
I used 10oz of unsweetened toasted coconut flakes. Put them in a quart mason jar and topped it
off with bourbon. After soaking for a week, I added the whole thing to 5 gallons of beer, a
Posted in thread: Question about adding coconut on 01-04-2016 at 08:17 PM
Also, don't expect any head retention. Even fully carbed I get pretty close to none from the
oil in the coconut.
Posted in thread: Question about adding coconut on 01-04-2016 at 08:15 PM
I put the coconut into a one quart mason jar and added however much bourbon it took to cover
it, it wasn't much since the coconut took up a lot of the volume. My beer is pretty strong and
will take so...
Posted in thread: Question about adding coconut on 01-04-2016 at 08:02 PM
I just kegged 5 gallons of chocolate coconut porter. I used 10 ounces (two packages) of
unsweetened toasted coconut flakes. I soaked them in bourbon for a week then added the whole
thing to the beer. ...