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  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 12-17-2015 at 03:09 AM
    Great idea! Will have to give it a try. Do you clean the thermowell after every brew? The fact
    that it leaks just a little bit tells me it's probably a good place for contamination to
    happen.By clean,...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 12-16-2015 at 06:07 PM
    Thanks! Ya i realized afterwards that tape on the union fitting threads was wrong, It's off
    now. Only problem I have is the thermowell leaks ever so little. Not enough to actually drip
    but still has a...

  • Posted in thread: star san mothball smell on 12-04-2015 at 08:55 PM
    Hi all,To start, i racked a munich helles from my fastferment conical after 3 weeks at 50*, and
    then up to 68* for diacytel rest. At 4 weeks when i was going to rack to keg, i gave it a
    taste, and it ...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment Conical Fermenter PRESALE- $90 Shipped!!! Only 1000 units! on 09-29-2015 at 11:45 PM
    Hi,Just like to say that the customer support at Fastbrewing is A1. There was no Canadian
    option to purchase the pre-order of the TCJ, so I emailed Casey on Sept.22, he got back to me
    on the 24th, and...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 05-23-2015 at 05:58 PM
    I would just keg it. I doubt you are going to get much of a difference in the amount of
    suspended yeast in 24hr if you already waited weeks. My experience was like yours, lots of nice
    clean yeast coll...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 05-10-2015 at 07:59 PM
    Hi all,Finished my first batch through the fastferment conical. A pilsner with wyeast 2278, 6
    liter starter split between two 5.5 gallon batches into a 1.053 wort. Dumped wort in, then
    waited 6 hours,...

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 04-20-2015 at 09:50 PM
    Would this work in lieu of the thin gaskets? Should be simple enough to trace out and cut.

  • Posted in thread: FastFerment conical fermenter?????? on 04-17-2015 at 04:33 AM
    Picked up my new conical today April 16, and just got it hanging on the wall with pbw in it.The
    thermowell seems to me to be a weak point. After reinstalling 3 times with lots of teflon tape
    each time...

  • Posted in thread: just out of curiosity on 04-15-2015 at 04:21 AM
    Great question! As my name indicates, I'm no expert. I'd guess it has to do with proper pitch
    rates and the starter yeast already chugging away whereas the starter pack has to build itself
    up in the f...

  • Posted in thread: just out of curiosity on 04-15-2015 at 04:15 AM
    I'm not a yeast expert either but I have listened to enough of Jamil to have some knowledge.
    The starter pitch was an appropriate amount of yeast and they are eating at a comfortable
    rate.The under pi...

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