Last Activity:03-27-2015 5:15 PM
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Posted in thread: Adjusting hop utilization profiles when using a Hop-spider on 03-27-2015 at 10:14 PM
As long as you get good wort movement through the strainer than I don't think the utilization
is affected as much as it would be when you pack the hops in a hop bag. The pellets are able to
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-27-2015 at 10:01 PM
I would say that all too often I see on these forums folks who take things to the other extreme
by saying things like you must do X to make good beer (remove all kettle trub, aerate with pure
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-27-2015 at 05:50 PM
I interpreted the comment meaning that 99.9% of beer drinkers aren't trained tasters so the
results would only be truly applicable to 0.1% of beer drinkers. He'd rather have more a
"average" test pane...
Posted in thread: HERMs coil question on 03-27-2015 at 05:45 PM
In a 1 barrel setup, you will be hard pressed to do anything but maintain your mash temp with a
50 ft 1/2" coil. The resistance of the coil will limit the flow thru your system. You will be
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-26-2015 at 05:37 PM
A trained panel would yield much less applicable results, IMO.What?!? I must be
misunderstanding / misinterpreting what you're saying because on face value this is complete
crazy-talk!Of course a tra...
Posted in thread: HOWTO - Make a BrewPi Fermentation Controller For Cheap on 03-25-2015 at 09:30 PM
Time for a stupid question; if I built a BrewPi with the Arduino and Raspberry PI 2 combo could
the Raspberry Pi do dual duty as both logging for BrewPi and driving RaspberryPints? -Anyone
else doing ...
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-25-2015 at 06:55 PM
I just know that my go to IPA that I have made 50 times seems to taste different trub vs
no-trub, and I somehow choose to waste the last 2 quarts of trub at the bottom of my
kettle..The study that I l...
Posted in thread: The Impact of Kettle Trub - Part 2 | xBmt Results! on 03-25-2015 at 06:15 PM
An interesting experiment; for what it's worth, here's a fairly recent (2012) article from the
Journal of the Institute of Brewing on EXACTLY this subject: CRITICALLY important to keep in
mind the a...
Posted in thread: A "session maibock" ??!! on 03-25-2015 at 04:35 PM
Sorry, I'm with everyone else on this one. A session maibock is a helles.Boil the crap out of
the first runnings from a Helles recipe and add 5 extra hop cones at flame out and call it a
Posted in thread: Boil Kettle filtration on 03-24-2015 at 08:17 PM
While not as sexy perhaps, they work just as well simply sitting on the bottom of the kettle
when you have inadequate volume for hanging on the side.I might try it but I have an electric
element in my...