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Posted in thread: Dry hop in a Keg on 01-30-2016 at 03:46 PM
Thought I'd jump in here with a related question. I am also a new brewer. Last summer I did an
american IPA, It was a first time I used a corny in a keezer for a secondary. ( Primary was 2
to 3 weeks ...
Posted in thread: recirculating wort during mashing on 01-14-2016 at 03:28 PM
You could RIMS or HERMS as far as maintaining temperature.Herms sounds do-able since I have an
electrically heated HLT near the mash tun. What should I do as far as a heat exchange coil, and
Posted in thread: 12 second label removal on 01-12-2016 at 03:29 PM
The boiled water method is fast, if you are in a hurry. I put my gelatin pasted label bottles,
label pointing up, in the sink with a wet dishrag over them, and leave them overnight. In the
Posted in thread: recirculating wort during mashing on 01-12-2016 at 03:10 PM
I have been wondering many of the same questions asked by the OP. My process is the typical
three tier gravity system, with an electric heated HLT on the to step, as at my age I didn't
want to be clim...
Posted in thread: Stout Carbonation level on 12-01-2015 at 10:20 PM
After ten days in the keg at 12 PSI and 40 deg. F.; the carbonation level of my chocolate milk
stout is minimal, and whatever head there is at pour disappears quickly. Otherwise the taste is
Posted in thread: Cleaning 3/16 " beer lines on 11-13-2015 at 12:15 AM
At the present time I am using the picnic taps that came with the kegerator kit and coiling the
hose on top of the corny keg inside the chest kegerator. TO clean the hose I disassemble the
Posted in thread: Patience on 11-10-2015 at 04:33 PM
One of the many things that my home brewing hobby has taught me is the value of patience.My
first ever extract batch was cloudy. I stopped into a nearby brew shop for some chemicals, and
the wise prop...
Posted in thread: Bottle filler on a keezer? on 10-28-2015 at 02:45 PM
This is my first year with two kegs, and I have brewed 5 all grain batches. When I have a keg
drained to somewhere around half, I bottle the rest to make room in the keg for the next batch.
Posted in thread: Slow Fly Sparge on 10-25-2015 at 11:03 PM
Thanks for the replies. The time that the sparge takes is not a problem for me, I just want to
brew really good beers. I guess I need to buy the equipment to measure and adjust Ph. Do you
have any rec...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2015? on 10-25-2015 at 10:57 PM
Oops make that 25 + 22430 = 22,455