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Posted in thread: Crushing grain without a mill? on 12-29-2015 at 06:26 AM
My first attempt at an ESB had me baking my own grain and then crushing it on a cookie sheet
with a 3 qt pot. Didn't take very long and seemed to work fine.You can do it.
Posted in thread: Kegco K309 on 12-28-2015 at 06:18 PM
I've got a K309 with a digital display. Mine is the K309SS, but it only goes to 50F.I double
checked before I posted. They might have changed the firmware after I bought mine. I bought
mine in Septemb...
Posted in thread: Kegco K309 on 12-25-2015 at 05:09 PM
On mine the highest you can set it for is 50 degrees F/10 degrees C.
Posted in thread: Kegco K309 on 12-24-2015 at 01:59 AM
I like my K309, and definitely recommend the 650SS Perlicks over the 630SS.I reduce the flow
for the first glass, reducing the amount of foaming.
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 09-23-2015 at 10:10 PM
Brewed this and forgot the oats. Even without the oats, I like it.OG was 1.058 and FG was
1.020.I've brewed this 4 times total now. Since I liked the beer so much without the oats the
first time, I've...
Posted in thread: Mineral taste from gypsum even at low levels. on 05-04-2015 at 03:01 PM
Next time try adding the gypsum during the start of the boil.You won't be raising the PH of the
mash, but you'll have enough calcium for good fermentation and clarity.
Posted in thread: Tri-Clamp vs NPT fittings for kettle? Recirculating Port? on 03-24-2015 at 03:44 AM
I'm glad I went with tri-clover over NPT. I can unhook all my gear, clean it and put it away.
The stuff I found in my pick up tube is nothing I would want to hang around.It's pretty simple
to clean, n...
Posted in thread: Replacement Star San Caps on 03-20-2015 at 11:18 PM
I had the same experience. Really like 5 Star for everything except 5.2.
Posted in thread: Cornelius 750 universal info on 03-13-2015 at 11:27 PM
Nice job on the pictures. What are your plans for it? It looks like you could swap in normal
faucets. I'd think just about anything would work better than the plastic ones on there
now.Just guessing, ...
Posted in thread: Trying to get this water thing right on 03-13-2015 at 05:54 PM
Brewing the Black Pearl Porter recipe this weekend. I'll be making a 5 gallon batch, and using
8 gallons in the mash via BIAB.My plan is 6 mL of 88% Lactic acid in the mash, and then 2.0mg
of calcium ...