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Posted in thread: how should I clean my new DIY CFC and new march pump on 03-17-2015 at 11:51 AM
There is no reason to store the CFC with ANYTHING in it.Make sure you CLEAN it well, That means
about a 5-10 minute recirculation with PBW AFTER you see a color change in the liquid. As you
see the li...
Posted in thread: Blue Moon Clone on 03-07-2015 at 02:00 PM
Thought I would jump start this thread.While not EXACTLY about Blue Moon, I have recently made
a beer based on the Blue Moon recipe I first posted here years ago.I have been brewing
Posted in thread: Need some ideas to break the cruft in my head on 03-07-2015 at 01:34 PM
A good beer based around Blue Moon could be made very simply. Just use about 6.6 lbs of Briess
Bavarian Wheat Dry Malt Extract.That runs about 65% wheat and 45% barley. Add about 1-1.2 oz of
Posted in thread: Cream Ale Recipe - Hop Substitutions on 02-09-2015 at 12:09 PM
If you want a cream ale that fits BJCP style guidelines a bit better, I would remove the Vienna
and Cara-pils.Depending on the efficiency of your system, use about 70% 2-row and 30% flaked
corn. + or-...
Posted in thread: Going to Dnnver Colorado next week. What do you recommend I try? on 02-03-2015 at 11:41 AM
On the way from the airport to downtown, you have two choices, Caution Brewery, which is off
I-70 and Peoria in a hard to find industrial center, and Station 26 Brewing Co, which is off
I-70 and Quebe...
Posted in thread: Two Pumps - What do you use it for? Setup Questions. on 12-28-2014 at 09:20 PM
Take a look at these old threads of mine:Brewstand buildNew ToysThe build was based on the pro
level brewing systems I have used.I am back brewing on a pro level still using a diverter panel
to make c...
Posted in thread: Vail Pale Ale on 12-04-2014 at 11:39 AM
Enjoy it! Lately I have been using a lot of West Yorkshire Wyeast #1469. That is a great
yeast.If you have only choices of dry yeast, go for an English strain like US04 or Windsor.
They all will make ...
Posted in thread: how should I clean my new DIY CFC and new march pump on 10-29-2014 at 11:33 PM
From John Palmer: HOW TO BREW:For routine cleaning of copper and other metals,
percarbonate-based cleaners like PBW are the best choice. For heavily oxidized conditions,
acetic acid is very effective,...
Posted in thread: how should I clean my new DIY CFC and new march pump on 10-29-2014 at 12:03 AM
Take a look through this thread.While the main topic is cleaning and sanitizing a plate heat
exchanger, the information can be used for doing the same thing with a CFC.StarSan and
SaniClean are perfec...
Posted in thread: Cleaning out the pump on 10-27-2014 at 03:15 AM
Take a read through this thread.While it is about cleaning and sanitizing wort chillers, it has
good information about how to clean a pump inline.