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Posted in thread: Aging beer: Facts, myths, and discussion on 02-19-2010 at 07:25 PM
I spent some time talking to the brewmaster at my favorite local microbrewery.They can go from
grain to glass in 10 days. Their beer is some of the best I have ever had, ales are meant to be
Posted in thread: Pale Ale Not Hoppy on 02-19-2010 at 07:10 PM
I brewed the 'Good Life Pale Ale' out of Papazian's book back in January.The brew went great,
hit gravity and volume dead on and I was really excited about this beer. The recipe calls for
1.7 oz of Fu...
Posted in thread: Best way to control fermentation temperature inside the home? on 02-06-2010 at 06:51 AM
My fermenters are kept inside my home (a condo) and ambient temperature is never less than ~72F
inside the closet the carboys are kept in. This is already at the high end and with increased
Posted in thread: Blichmann boil screen for pellet hop removal? on 02-05-2010 at 01:15 AM
Do you use a pump to transfer/cool from the BK?I use a gravity fed plate chiller
Posted in thread: Blichmann boil screen for pellet hop removal? on 02-04-2010 at 06:49 AM
What size pot is that?10 gal and I whirlpool.I really don't see how a 10 could clog the boil
screen with any hop load, MAYBE on a 20gal with a large hop load and maybe an issue on larger
Posted in thread: Blichmann boil screen for pellet hop removal? on 02-02-2010 at 12:20 AM
I haven't been able to clog mine yet, with reasonable pellet hop loads (the picture below is
Posted in thread: Blichmann vs Banjo burner on 01-31-2010 at 08:40 PM
I have a Blichmann burner. I can't comment if they are the same as the banjo but they certainly
look similar. I'm very pleased with mine, I bought it for the stainless and because it was
about the sam...
Posted in thread: What size false bottom for a Rubbermaid 10-gallon round cooler? on 01-25-2010 at 03:04 AM
I'm using a 9" false bottom on mine, because I had originally planned on going with a 5-gal
cooler but changed my mind. I still get 80%+ efficiency.
Posted in thread: Bayou Classic SQ 14 question (before I blow myself up) on 01-22-2010 at 08:39 PM
The orifice that plugs into A directs gas down the venturi tube (B) creating a vacuum which
enriches the mixture. The plate adjusts the oxygen mixture that can be achieved by that vacuum.
It is the sa...
Posted in thread: Grain mills on 01-22-2010 at 01:04 AM
I'm really happy with my barley crusher and I've only used it once. The corona mill's work just
as well but I really like the hopper on the barley crusher and how quickly it mills grain when