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Posted in thread: Any way I could/should use this pre-chiller? on 01-25-2014 at 10:45 PM
I believe if tap water if available, could be used to get the wort down to 100* F or so, then
the ice recirculater would take little time to get down to pitch temps. I have never done two
Posted in thread: Any way I could/should use this pre-chiller? on 01-25-2014 at 10:42 PM
Could you just put a split in the line coming out from the pump to supply both chillers?Sent
from my SGH-M919 using Home Brew mobile appThat sounds like a winner of an idea. I'm always
stirring the wo...
Posted in thread: Any way I could/should use this pre-chiller? on 01-25-2014 at 09:00 PM
Right now, my wort chilling method consists of a submersible pump in a bucket of ice water
pumping out to a wort chiller dunked in my boil kettle with the return coming right back into
the bucket of i...
Posted in thread: Contemplating RIMS vs. direct fire mash tun on 11-14-2013 at 04:45 PM
I originally got a cut-out keg with the vision of direct-firing for step-mashes and general
heat loss, but have been kicking around going RIMS with it instead for the few advantageous
reasons vs. a di...
Posted in thread: Hop Taco too fine for sanke mash tun? on 05-06-2011 at 09:16 PM
(Or would it get smushed too easily? I'm not familiar with how solid the mesh is, I guess)
Posted in thread: Hop Taco too fine for sanke mash tun? on 05-06-2011 at 09:14 PM
Was pondering mash tun false bottoms/screens today and was wondering...would your average hop
taco (food strainer-sized like kotmf) be too fine for it to have good effectiveness as a mash
tun filter? ...
Posted in thread: North Country Malt Group to stop selling to homebrewers on 08-31-2010 at 10:42 PM
I know some of you guys have a ****ty HBS near you with a poor selection and high prices but
HBS are not Walmart.Hmm....there's still room in those Walmart stores...
Posted in thread: What are y'all favorite IPA on 07-28-2010 at 11:44 PM
I think an IPA is probably among the best first beers to make, simply because it's harder to
mess up hop flavor than it is everything else, and if that's what you like, you can
Posted in thread: worst beer you ever made on 07-28-2010 at 08:04 PM
My worst was when my current roommate was trying to get back into brewing, and on a Friday, he
said "Let's go to the LHBS and brew tomorrow!", so we bought extract from the LHBS. Any time
I've bought ...
Posted in thread: Got a sweet new glass today on 07-28-2010 at 07:42 PM
Nice...I'm partial to the Bernardus goblets I have that are larger/thicker than a lot I see,
but they don't hold that much goodness.