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Posted in thread: german pils hop selection advice on 01-27-2016 at 03:43 AM
I am a huge fan of Spalt and Saaz. I think Firestone uses those in Pivo....
Posted in thread: How would you refurbish this kegerator? on 03-22-2015 at 12:54 AM
Yeah put some PBW solution into a keg and force it out with co2 like you would with beer.
Collect in a bucket and reuse for all your kegs (unless the solution turns really gunky
Posted in thread: How would you refurbish this kegerator? on 03-22-2015 at 12:27 AM
I would replace all the hoses. No point in keeping them. Hose is way cheaper than your homebrew
and all the time you put into it!Keep pin locks. If you've got all the connectors already might
as well ...
Posted in thread: Three Month Hiatus: Suggestions for long fermenation on 03-09-2015 at 09:23 PM
A sour would be a great idea! A nice saison fermented with some brett or even a brett Ipa. You
may loose some hop flavors but the brett should shine nicely and when you get back dry hop it
to freshen ...
Posted in thread: Ss Brewtech? on 03-07-2015 at 10:04 PM
Their gear is some of the best I have used. Not only do I homebrew on it but I brew pilot
batches for the production brewery I work for on it. I have two of the 20gal kettles. One is
hlt one is boil k...
Posted in thread: apollo hops? on 02-16-2015 at 04:59 AM
Great hop. I use it for a bittering addition in a DIPA. I have also gotten great grapefruit
notes when combined with Bravo at whirlpool or dry hopping.
Posted in thread: Bringing Costs Down... on 01-31-2015 at 03:58 PM
Some ways to save costs would be-reusing yeast by harvesting from a previous brew. When you get
really good at it you can even start to save yeast I'm the fridge-buy bulk grains or other
Posted in thread: round false bottom for rectangle cooler on 01-10-2015 at 03:32 PM
I started brewing doing a similar method but then I switched to a manifold I made for the
bottom of my cooler. Being able to extract wort from all corners and the center of the cooler
is DEFINITELY go...
Posted in thread: Use of smaoked malt in stouts and porters. on 01-10-2015 at 03:24 PM
it is really easy to get carried away when using smoked malt. Start small and slowly increase
the amount you use. It may take a few recipes, but you will eventually find the perfect balance
for you. I...
Posted in thread: I've got xxx, what to do? on 12-26-2014 at 07:11 PM
Agree its perfect for an APA or IPA. TOTALLY disagree with using Nelson S at 60! That's your
primo hop! Use the brewers gold for bittering, then layer in the other stuff from 15 to
flameout. Save .5 o...