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Posted in thread: Home Theater Help on 08-20-2015 at 02:00 PM
I don't see how you are going to get a totally integrated system without the huge ass black
AVR. Without that, I think you'll have to go with the BR to TV to external speaker (some sort
of soundbar); ...
Posted in thread: Fermenter for 2.5 gallon batches on 08-14-2015 at 12:18 PM
Oxidation is a pretty commonly sited off flavor in BJCP judged competitions. If you're wanting
to make world class beer, oxidation can't be written off as a "non-issue". IMO there's a huge
Posted in thread: too many BTUs? on 08-13-2015 at 03:37 PM
That's my thought. Sadly I think I'm going to go down to a standard 4" might push it with a
6"....I just don't get how I saw other rigs with the same metal and same burners... Only thing
I can think o...
Posted in thread: Fermentation chamber advice on 08-13-2015 at 03:36 PM
Hi all,I have a small fermentation chamber where I could fit 4 to 5 carboys. Itís an insulated
box in a basement cupboard. I heat it with a can light if needed (STC1000 controller). I would
like to ha...
Posted in thread: Trying to understand all grain batch sparging on 08-13-2015 at 03:20 PM
The problem with this method is that the enzymes continue to work while you're waiting to start
up the boil. I would bet you're getting pretty low attenuation out of the beers mashed this
way. Unless ...
Posted in thread: Trying to understand all grain batch sparging on 08-13-2015 at 03:19 PM
Have you done any side by side comparisons of the same recipe mashed at 20 and at 60 mins, as
it pertains to flavor, mouthfeel, aroma, head retention, etc.?check out RM-MN's posts on the
subject, on t...
Posted in thread: too many BTUs? on 08-13-2015 at 03:14 PM
So I finished my brew rig and used BG14 Banjo Burners. I mounted them about 4 inches from my
frame. I did a test burn without tanks with success. I started my first brew on it yesterday
and in less th...
Posted in thread: Fermenter for 2.5 gallon batches on 08-13-2015 at 01:03 PM
I guess you could say I disagree with your advice, I think it's very important to reduce oxygen
exposure to your beer. Attention to reducing potential sources of off flavors makes the
Posted in thread: Best 10 Gal Cooler Thermometer 4 Mashing on 08-06-2015 at 01:07 PM
So what's the plan if the temp drops too far in your cooler? Electric element? Add more hot
water?fret and write posts titled "Is my beer ok?" on HBT.:DTo add to conversation: I used to
fret alot abou...
Posted in thread: Fermenter for 2.5 gallon batches on 08-04-2015 at 06:13 PM
I brew 3 - 3.5 gallon batches and have always used 6 gallon buckets for primary. If I do need
to secondary, I have a couple 3 gal glass car boys. I was under the impression that 6 gallon
was ok to fer...