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Posted in thread: Cooling wort without running water: HELP on 12-06-2012 at 04:18 AM
Is that Australian for pellet hops?No. CubeThat is an HDPE 'cube' as we use for the no-chill
method.You can do a normal 60 minute or 90 minute boil without any hops at all, put about 200g
Posted in thread: Cooling wort without running water: HELP on 12-04-2012 at 09:06 AM
I second the no-chill method. Don't know why more people in the US aren't getting on board.
We've got it pretty nutted out here in Aus. Some people are even doing 100% cube-hopped beers
with no boiled...
Posted in thread: Double Flanders? on 11-21-2012 at 10:41 AM
Thanks! That's the info I was forgetting, the higher ABV, hindering the brett's job.Brett is a
yeast and isn't as alcohol sensitive as souring bacteria (Lacto/Pedio). Look at Crooked Stave,
Posted in thread: Double Flanders? on 11-20-2012 at 10:53 AM
Only trouble you face is that the bacteria's really struggle when the alc% gets that high. They
basically struggle to do their work at the strength's of Oud Bruin's. You wouldn't get much
Posted in thread: Collecting chiller water for brewing? on 11-20-2012 at 07:01 AM
How much coil is in your chiller? Mine is only 25 ft (7.6m), if yours is a 50 ft (15.4m) then
it will probably be more efficient and you don't have to run the water quite as fast. Also I
Posted in thread: Collecting chiller water for brewing? on 11-19-2012 at 09:25 AM
Dunno how warm your ground water is or how fast your flow is through your chiller but I
generally chill 23L of wort to sub 20 degrees celsius with only about 30L of water. That's if I
use a chiller. Y...
Posted in thread: Pellicle Photo Collection on 08-26-2012 at 09:15 AM
months in to a Flanders Red. Haven't opened the carboy at all so I'm figuring the oxygen has
been pretty limited and prevented much of a pellicle forming, plenty of lacto bubbles though
and the liqu...
Posted in thread: champagne/thick glass bottles - brett beer on 06-24-2012 at 12:13 PM
You can get 'Tirage' caps which are a larger diameter for use on the tops of champagne bottles.
You need a larger bell on your capper to push on the Tirage caps as well. I'm keen to cork and
cap my so...
Posted in thread: Has anyone added a remote to their pump set up? on 04-23-2012 at 11:29 AM
Watch episode #44 of Brewing TV. One of the blokes has a remote for his pumps.