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  • Posted in thread: Immersion Chiller with plastic tubing? on 04-29-2015 at 06:34 PM
    I am not sure how you would use a plastic IC that would not involve it being placed in boiling
    wort. You could get high temperature tubing but it is expensive and probably wouldnt transfer
    the tempera...

  • Posted in thread: Attaching a heating element & temp controller to a kettle on 04-27-2015 at 08:12 PM
    I see your train of thought, and idea to save some money with an electric setup. It's an
    interesting idea, but I would be afraid of the probe and/or wire melting. I think that you're
    better off instal...

  • Posted in thread: What infection is this? on 04-24-2015 at 06:07 PM
    I am sorry to say this, but your beer looks like it's been infected with YEAST. Yes! Something
    like an Abbey Ale Yeast! The beer will inevidably end up tasting....BELGIAN!Looks like krausen,
    not an in...

  • Posted in thread: Mash tun - round or rectangle? on 04-23-2015 at 06:10 PM
    Are you planning on batch of fly sparging?

  • Posted in thread: Weldless Thermometer help. on 04-23-2015 at 04:05 PM
    No, you need a thermometer in you BK to know you're almost boiling and be there to prevent a
    possible boil-over. Once past hot break it's of little use until you start to chill. Then it's
    the thing th...

  • Posted in thread: Weldless Thermometer help. on 04-23-2015 at 03:09 PM
    Will you be heating spargue/strike water in your BK? If you have a HLT for that, I think youre
    fine. In your BK, you dont really need a thermometer to tell you it's boiling, do you?

  • Posted in thread: Taste Test = HORRIBLE on 04-23-2015 at 03:02 PM
    Sour is not a good flavor. BUT you've gone this far. Finish up the process and see how it is
    once bottled and carbonated. It's difficult to judge a beer before it's finished.

  • Posted in thread: Warped Mash Tun on 04-23-2015 at 02:54 PM
    I found a Coleman 70 quart Extreme Cooler at Walmart for $35.99 and put in an order to Bargain
    Fittings. I should have a new, bigger (Ive wanted something bigger for awhile) and super
    insulated MLT bu...

  • Posted in thread: Melting Wire? on 04-20-2015 at 06:33 PM
    Just an update for anyone who was curious. I used the contactors screw to clamp down the wire.
    Since then I have done two brews and have not had a single issue. I believe the crimp for my
    connector mu...

  • Posted in thread: Warped Mash Tun on 04-20-2015 at 05:39 PM
    I use a 10 gallon round cooler for my mash tun. I always preheated it with about a gallon of
    boiling or near boiling water. I have been using it like this for a little over 4 years.WIth my
    boiling wat...


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