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  • Posted in thread: Carboy/ Keg Cleaner Giveaway on 05-26-2011 at 04:54 PM
    Me too!!!!!!!

  • Posted in thread: Whirlpool Port location on 06-15-2010 at 09:50 AM
    The best place for the return is just below the top surface of the liquid. This way, the wort
    from the bottom is being moved to the surface & the entire batch gets thoroughly recirculated.
    This give t...

  • Posted in thread: Hob Goblin threads missing?? on 02-02-2010 at 04:31 PM
    Page one, Orfy has got it back up. Thanks Orfy! You Da Man!:rockin:Page one? Huh?

  • Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 11-28-2009 at 11:48 PM
    +1What kind of gelatin did you use? Was it plain knox? If so, I can guarantee that there is no
    flavor. I've used this on nearly every beer I've made since I discovered it and have never had
    one off fl...

  • Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 11-28-2009 at 11:34 AM
    I swear to god I can both taste it and smell it in the beer I pull off it. Gelatin smells
    horrible when bringing it to pasteurization (dirty cow hooves). Is the taste & smell all in my
    head?It may we...

  • Posted in thread: Help me to understand chloride - sulfate ratio on 11-20-2009 at 04:19 PM
    Is RO close enough to distilled to not worry about the numbers or does it really need to be
    tested?RO is very close to distilled. A little bit of minerals do slip past the filters, but it
    is very a ti...

  • Posted in thread: gelatin finings? on 11-12-2009 at 04:38 PM
    what effect does the temperature of your beer have on adding the gelatin? I can add it to my
    secondary and let it sit 24 hours and cold crash, or go ahead and cold crash and add the
    gelatin to the col...

  • Posted in thread: Help me to understand chloride - sulfate ratio on 11-07-2009 at 10:46 AM
    Secondly, what's everybody's understanding on making additions to the mash vs. the mash and
    sparge? I start with RO and add whatever salts are needed. For the mash, the salts are added
    right with the ...

  • Posted in thread: Custom stout... Is it right? on 03-14-2009 at 01:57 PM
    My suggestion would be to drop the cherry and the chocolate until you get a stout recipe that
    you are happy with. You should always have an established base recipe before trying to

  • Posted in thread: Keggle siphon issues or clogging? on 02-24-2009 at 04:55 PM
    I whirlpooled and waited about 4 minutes. Thanks for the help.This might not be a full answer
    the what you are asking, but a 4 minute wait after whirlpool is pretty much like nothing. Try
    more like a...

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