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Posted in thread: Grainfather Kickstarter on 08-12-2015 at 02:31 PM
I brewed on it twice now. It's a neat little system, but of course I won't know how the beers
taste for another couple of weeks. It is a little slow to come up to temperature (it's about a
six hour br...
Posted in thread: Grainfather Kickstarter on 08-06-2015 at 02:48 AM
I will do my initial brew on a Grainfather unit tomorrow. I was actually very pleased to see
that the boil isn't as intense as in the 240V version, which looked too strong for my
preference (my ideal ...
Posted in thread: flowers in brewing on 06-03-2015 at 08:25 PM
Hibiscus is a pretty popular ingredient around these parts (Florida). It provides a refreshing
Posted in thread: Kettle Sour/Sour Mash - How Much Uncrushed Grain? on 06-03-2015 at 08:22 PM
Many brewers have moved on from sour mashing to kettle souring/sour worting with isolated
cultures instead of grain because of more predicable results. A kettle sour with Omega
Lactobacillus Blend or ...
Posted in thread: Stout tank dissapointment on 06-03-2015 at 07:51 PM
This sounds a lot like Chi Company to me. Saving a few bucks is not worth the chance of being
stuck with a lemon. If I were a customer thusly cheated, I would file BBB and credit card
Posted in thread: Question for other Tower of Power users on 06-03-2015 at 12:52 PM
I have been using the Tower of Power (module only) in propane-fired RIMS configuration for over
a year now, and I love mine. I have not noticed any temperature deviations between the
Brewmometer and t...
Posted in thread: Better Bottle shortage? on 05-24-2015 at 11:34 PM
They had some sort of mechanical malfunction with their equipment and haven't produced any in
several months now.
Posted in thread: Mojito-mead recipes? on 05-14-2015 at 01:44 PM
We never did make this one.
Posted in thread: Question To Those Kegging Their Bucha on 05-13-2015 at 10:19 PM
I pasteurize my kombucha before kegging so that I don't have that problem, and I don't have to
worry about infecting my lines.
Posted in thread: Getting past the green beer phase...chilled or room temp? on 05-05-2015 at 11:31 PM
How would you describe the green character? Is it yeast bite from suspended yeast or is it
metabolites like acetaldehyde?