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  • Posted in thread: Cellaring Beer in the Earth on 05-30-2016 at 02:33 AM
    The only problem with burying in the ground is the rusting bottle caps from all the moisture.

  • Posted in thread: Please critique Simple HERMS Design on 05-29-2016 at 02:30 PM
    If you're striving for simple as you mentioned, BIAB can't be beat . One vessel, one heat
    source, one pump, one temp controller, Boom. Easy cleanup too.

  • Posted in thread: Please critique Simple HERMS Design on 05-28-2016 at 05:06 PM
    Normally, HERMS doesn't need a burner under the MLT, but it looks like you're planning on
    heating strike water with that burner. If that's the case, why not just omit the HLT , and go
    RIMS ?

  • Posted in thread: IIPA recipe critiques on 05-27-2016 at 02:04 AM
    For IPAs, It's generally accepted that you bitter at 60 (or FW) and then no further additions
    until flavor/aroma additions. Are you only doing a 45 min boil?, if so that should produce
    something nice....

  • Posted in thread: Do you need a 1 off Stainless part built for your system? Let's discuss it. on 05-25-2016 at 12:56 PM
    I might be able to tap you a couple if you need them. Drilling and taping in stainless is a
    difficult but I think I can do it. Do you want them tapped straight threads I assume and
    starting from the g...

  • Posted in thread: cleaning immersion chiller with muriatic acid on 05-25-2016 at 12:24 PM
    Can I ask why you want the immersion chiller to be so shiny? It's just going to oxidize again
    as you use it. The oxidation doesn't hurt anything.Agreed. I believe the copper oxide "patina"
    is actually...

  • Posted in thread: MLT filter question on 05-25-2016 at 12:34 AM
    I don't mean to sound like a smarta$$ but can't you open the valve and Get the air out of it?

  • Posted in thread: Silly question - co2 in a small room on 05-25-2016 at 12:29 AM
    No, not harmful. How does it smell?

  • Posted in thread: Well carbonated kombucha goes flat in refrigerator on 05-23-2016 at 02:45 PM
    X2 I'll be willin to bet if you take it out of the fridge and let it warm up for a day it'll be
    the same as before you chilled it.... Bubbly.Basically, you don't have enough carbonation if it
    seems fl...

  • Posted in thread: Brew Kettle Sale - $1 Off Per Gallon on 05-23-2016 at 02:36 PM
    Free shipping on the big boy?

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