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Posted in thread: Quick question on yeast starters on 05-19-2015 at 03:04 AM
If the culture is fresh I'd just do one. I did a starter of Pacman on Saturday, no stir plate
and it was done within 18 hours. I had already stepped it up earlier in the week, but with the
stir plate ...
Posted in thread: Driveway Pilsner on 05-16-2015 at 11:14 PM
My condolences. It might be time to get the mop and then order a sturdier burner for those 10g
Posted in thread: Rye saison hopping... on 03-29-2015 at 03:27 PM
This sounds like a great idea! I would probably not use any Nelson for bittering because they
are so tasty and hard to get. I'd probably use magnum or something similar to pair with the
Goldings in th...
Posted in thread: Effect on efficiency when adjusting grain mill settings? on 03-27-2015 at 10:44 PM
That looks good. I go a little finer on my crush and like it. I use a copper manifold. You will
have to see how things work out in your system but I'll bet you get a bump in efficiency.
Posted in thread: What is this? on 03-23-2015 at 12:20 PM
Trub. If you can get it chilled to less than 70 quickly and rack to Carboy without disturbing
the kettle that should mostly stay behind. I wouldn't be too alarmed. Have you pitched your
yeast yet? How...
Posted in thread: AG equipment...where to next? on 03-08-2015 at 03:40 PM
If you want to improve quality then yeast starters should be next. If you want to make the brew
day easier then pumps and quick connects are a good choice. Depending how much cash you want to
Posted in thread: Post Boil Hopping/Whirlpooling/Hop Bursting on 03-04-2015 at 03:57 PM
I have been experimenting a little bit lately. Different hop oils have different boiling temps
and alpha acid isomerization drops off substantially below 180-185. If you plan to get
bitterness out of ...
Posted in thread: Will yeast be ok? on 03-03-2015 at 06:26 PM
RDWHAHB. You didn't hurt anything. I wouldn't want to hit 75 in the first 48 hours because it
might throw off a little funk. That late in fermentation its no big deal. More worrisome would
be a quick ...
Posted in thread: Torn between camlock vs ss qd on 02-26-2015 at 08:36 PM
Camlocks use silicone gaskets. I've used the same ones for almost 4 years without needing to
replace them. The gaskets should be included when you order.
Posted in thread: Massive Carboy Overflow, Help! on 02-23-2015 at 03:09 PM
If you look at the picture on the left it looks like there is a little wort seeping out
already. You can see the amber color diffusing into the water from the carboy.