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Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Question on 08-22-2013 at 08:12 PM
Ok I weighed my dme. I was using 2 1/2 cups per 2500 ML of water. After weighing I find I only
need about 1 & 2/3 cups DME to 2500 ML water. So im saving myself DME. Guess my starters were
all to stro...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter Question on 08-22-2013 at 05:51 PM
Need some help on my yeast starters. I currently use 2 1/2 cups of DME per 2500 ML water to
make my starter. Will that amount of DME put me in the correct gravity range for a starter? I
have been usin...
Posted in thread: "Random Stuff" IPA on 07-27-2013 at 06:03 PM
I too have a pound of amarillo hops looking forward to your tasting notes as I may burn my
amarillo in a 10 gal batch of this.
Posted in thread: Good recipe for hops sitting in freezer on 07-27-2013 at 06:00 PM
Went through the freezer today and found some getting old hops that need to be used any
suggestions or links to recipes for beers to brew that will use the below hops?Amarillo 6 oz of
8.5% whole hops1...
Posted in thread: Protein rest questions on 05-28-2013 at 08:27 PM
Ok more questions here I went to Bairds to read about my malt adn the web site gives three
different percentages for each malt. They are ASBC, IOB, & EBC. What are these abbreviations
for? Which one d...
Posted in thread: Protein rest questions on 05-28-2013 at 06:00 PM
Thanks all for your comments! I sat down and re-read the mashing section of Charlie Papazian's
The Homw Brewers Companion which spelled out the protein rest pretty good. I just brewed a
creal ale on S...
Posted in thread: Protein rest questions on 05-28-2013 at 04:38 PM
I have some questions on the protein rest. I am under the impression from talking to several
brew club members that any time your brewing with a lot of pilsner grain that a protein rest is
Posted in thread: Temperature differential in mash tun on 05-21-2013 at 01:29 AM
I use a Blichmann kettle for a mash tun with the Brewmometer installed. I recirculate the mash
with a pump and direct fire to maintain mash temperature as needed. I monitor the temperature
using the B...
Posted in thread: CPVC Counterflow Wort Chiller on 04-09-2013 at 09:35 PM
I will definitely not be storing the chiller with star san in it. I'll just wash really well on
brew day and sterilize with boiling water. I figure I can use a compressor and blown air to get
Posted in thread: Perlick 525 SS faucet leaks on 03-13-2013 at 01:36 AM
Ok I took the 408x's out to the garage and broke them down along with a 525. 408's are all
brass where as the 525 are all stainless. 408's appear to be rear sealing so back to a stuck
faucet after a w...