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Posted in thread: Hopstand? Whirlpool? on 10-30-2015 at 06:36 PM
In case you haven't seen it, here's a link to a good article: far, Simcoe is my favorite for
hop stands.I had HUB's all-Simcoe ale yesterday and it was really good. Got me over my
unfounded bias tha...
Posted in thread: Hopstand? Whirlpool? on 10-30-2015 at 05:58 PM
In my experience, the hopstand is basically a whirlpool addition at maintained temperature.
Because big breweries don't lose heat from their wort as fast, they can whirlpool and their
wort will stay a...
Posted in thread: Help me decide what to buy on 09-27-2015 at 06:38 PM
It's a lot easier to find a CO2 tank and reg when you need it on Craigslist, so I'd get a pump.
Posted in thread: Second Dry Hop Addition- 36 hrs before bottling? on 09-27-2015 at 01:55 PM
Many people and some studies argue that dry hop extraction peaks right around 3 days and the
returns diminish after that. If say it will be fantastic.
Posted in thread: My (Re)Build Thread - Kal Clone-ish on 09-26-2015 at 11:52 PM
Got my camlocks and some other hardware last week. I'm really happy I ordered high flow
everything (camlock female barbs and larger stainless barbs with 1/2" ID) because there will be
no restriction a...
Posted in thread: Camlock Fittings on 09-21-2015 at 10:05 PM
Sorry, I should have updated this thread. I ordered from BF and they arrived last week.
Posted in thread: Lets Do This - 20 Gallon Concord 3 Vessel HERMS on 09-21-2015 at 12:04 AM
Sight gauges are one thing I have overlooked so far on my build. I suppose they do make things
Posted in thread: My (Re)Build Thread - Kal Clone-ish on 09-19-2015 at 01:40 AM
I've got two bombers of Hop Valley Alpha Centauri in me right now (best beer ever, by the way),
so I decided to read through my own thread and take a trip down Memory Ln. It turns out I've
broken a lo...
Posted in thread: Crazy idea? on 09-19-2015 at 01:15 AM
It silver soldered up just fine. I don't know what I was thinking about threading it further
into the fitting to get rid of threads. The female threads are tapered. But those threads were
going to be ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpools methods and benefits on 09-19-2015 at 01:06 AM
Disclaimer.I have no clue what I'm doing and expect to enjoy fantastic failures, and this may
be one of them.Home brewing in a nutshell. :)