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Posted in thread: batch spargers - how long do you wait? on 03-03-2014 at 07:34 PM
To me the whole idea of the batch sparge is to save time, letting it sit is a big time waster
in my opinion, stir, stir and stir again then vorlouf and let it fly. If I had an hour to take
to sparge I...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery IPA on 02-01-2014 at 12:46 PM
You can do it either way, whatever time permits. I dry hop in the primary all the time.As far a
your calculations go that looks right on the money, although the strike temp seems a little
low. using m...
Posted in thread: A different take on secondary fermenters on 01-27-2014 at 06:10 PM
It's funny, I'm going on 9 years brewing and am still learning, but back then there was a
thread on here about how to make the best beer possible and racking to a secondary was one of
them, which I di...
Posted in thread: What Sanitisers and Cleaners are used. on 12-31-2013 at 11:39 AM
Star San is a acid based sanitizer, not meant for cleaning. You should be using PBW or Oxy
Clean free for cleaning, a nice long hot soak then scrubbing. But if you have a better bottle
plastic carboy ...
Posted in thread: 10 Gal rubbermaid with false bottom efficiency? on 12-09-2013 at 04:13 PM
I have used this set up for years never a problem, 75% usually, tried the braid after reading
about how great it was and hated it, stuck like crazy for me.
Posted in thread: Brad's Dry Stout on 11-12-2013 at 12:25 AM
The one time I made a guinness clone, the exact same thing happened to me 1.044 to start and
died out at 1.020 only beer ever that didn't finish very close to target gravity.
Posted in thread: Nelson Sauvin Pale Ale on 04-24-2013 at 01:06 PM
Just used them for the first time in an IPA. How did your APA turn out Pappers? What should I
Posted in thread: Outdoor burners? on 04-24-2013 at 12:34 PM
what model? if you can get 8 galons to boil in 20 -25 minutes, I'm buy in one today! I picked
up an outdoor cooker on a local classified site for 25.00, didn't have alot of btu output, but
it came wit...
Posted in thread: Difficulties of Dry Stouts on 04-23-2013 at 02:42 PM
As said above they're not too hard, what I see alot here is tons of people posting about how
the kits get stuck at 1.030....The only beer out of hundreds that pooped out early was a dry
stout @ 1.026,...
Posted in thread: Dear Auto-Siphon, I hate you! on 04-23-2013 at 02:34 PM
Couldn't live without mine. I only wish they made an all stainless model, mine are always
breaking because my soak water is usually really hot and ends up weakening the plastic. Have
never had one pro...