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Posted in thread: Whirlpooling on 10-24-2013 at 05:00 PM
I tried my first whirlpool last week and also had miserable results. I was afraid all the
fittings and diptubes in the BK would disrupt the circular flow too much so I drained from the
BK through my p...
Posted in thread: Monitoring Fermentation temps on 10-24-2013 at 02:29 PM
+1 to the STC-1000 temp controller. I've built 4 now for $30 a piece (if you already have your
own spare power cable). I have mine strapped to a keg / carboy with bungee cords just like
Rustym has his...
Posted in thread: Adding Bourbon/Wine and Oak on 10-24-2013 at 02:12 PM
I just finished a bourbon barrel stout and I took 2 ounces of oak chips and soaked them in
Bulleit bourbon for a month, poured off the bourbon and then racked the stout from the primary
onto the oak c...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool Effectiveness with Equipment Inside the BK on 10-22-2013 at 08:53 PM
Hi there, I have a question - or maybe several questions - about the effectiveness of
whirlpooling when you have equipment sticking out into the middle of your BK. I currently have
a 10 gallon pot wit...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-05-2012 at 03:49 AM
First off, I agree that you gotta watch this stuff. I had the exact same issue with the
Notty...4 days, no problem. Day 5 I had Cider 'nades.1) Yes, they will still gush. I had some
that I had to open...
Posted in thread: Caramel Apple Hard Cider on 12-04-2012 at 02:52 AM
Ok so I turned into that guy that let this carb too long and ended up with all gushers. Where I
went wrong was using WL 775 English Cider Yeast. This yeast has a very high floculation rate
and so I go...
Posted in thread: Bringing a cold keg to room temp and using a jockey box on 10-02-2012 at 01:34 PM
Thanks for the reply CWI! The dip tube was the only consideration I could think of as well. I
thought about fabbing up some kind of shallow ramp inside the cooler to keep the beer at the
bottom of the...
Posted in thread: Bringing a cold keg to room temp and using a jockey box on 10-01-2012 at 07:27 PM
Hi100 quart coolers aren't all that expensive. They hold a corny keg, or 1/6 bbl commercial keg
and a bunch of ice. Ran a keg about 4 hours down the road with one last week. Got there nice
and cold. E...