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Posted in thread: Hop Packing on 08-29-2014 at 07:35 PM
I bought a Reynolds Handi-Vac years ago for $10. Keep thinking about buying a FoodSaver type
sealer, but this thing works, so I never get around to it. The price has doubled on Amazon, but
Posted in thread: Mash Mixers on 08-28-2014 at 09:08 PM
What advantage is there to it that makes it worth it?From BYO:In mash mixing systems where the
mash is continually agitated, a similar degree of colloidal protection of insulated single
Posted in thread: Thinking of a New Big No-Sparge Rig – Comments? on 08-28-2014 at 06:19 PM
With 30 gallon mash/kettle I could brew 20 gallons no-sparge!You're right. There's a point
where more is not always better. Going from 5 to 10 gallons is manageable. Going from 20 to 40
gallons . . . ...
Posted in thread: Thinking of a New Big No-Sparge Rig – Comments? on 08-28-2014 at 05:09 PM
I don't get your point about about the sparge doubling the wort...(other than the obvious). For
no sparge the same volume of liquid is used (for a given recipe) it just goes in all at
once.Yeah. Just ...
Posted in thread: New mini-fridge has hissing sound but is cooling down on 08-28-2014 at 03:51 PM
I have a Haier fridge also. Makes all kinds of swooshy, hissing noise when the compressor is
running, but so far has worked fine.
Posted in thread: Thinking of a New Big No-Sparge Rig – Comments? on 08-28-2014 at 03:39 PM
My goal is to sacrifice a bit of efficiency for a simple/quick brew day. Suggestions, words of
warning, and alternate ideas all welcome!A single batch sparge adds maybe a half hour to my
brewday, but ...
Posted in thread: Scaling Back on 08-28-2014 at 03:09 PM
God, that's a great idea! :D
Posted in thread: Little Fighter Red Ale on 08-27-2014 at 06:40 PM
I'd throw it in the mash. If nothing else, you'll get a more aromatic brewday. :p
Posted in thread: Mash Mixers on 08-27-2014 at 06:21 PM
Mash mixers make direct heating of the tun easier.I started mixing over four years ago for this
reason. It's a MLT, not dedicated to mashing. Started by experimenting with a 15G stainless
kettle on a ...
Posted in thread: Cheap new in open box 2600 watt induction $55.36 on 08-27-2014 at 04:01 PM
hmmmm . . . . placed the order around noon on Monday. Last night I get an email saying that my
money has been refunded with no explanation. Now the same induction burner is listed on the
site for $323...