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Posted in thread: Boil Circulation - Position of Elements on 11-21-2013 at 10:56 PM
Any thoughts on the best positions for two electric heating elements in the attached HLT?
diameter is 770mm and I'm planning on fitting 1 x 406mm length (16") and 1 x 356mm length
(14").It's the slop...
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-09-2012 at 07:22 AM
Daksin, you are right. When I originally posted I had caught it early, but last night I went to
keg and here is how the infection had developed in bucket 1:71297Whilst bucket 2 was more
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-08-2012 at 08:03 AM
Thanks for your input everyone. I've started looking through that thread and it helps to see
such variety.I'll taste mine tonight and, if it is ok, I'll bottle and keg it. If it tastes
like it smells ...
Posted in thread: Infections on 08-06-2012 at 12:05 PM
What do you guys reckon?70893I have a few batches of IPA's fermenting. They are all clearly
infected to varying extents, but have you guys got experience with this type?70894It seems to
be just top su...
Posted in thread: Cracked Bottles on 01-28-2012 at 10:14 PM
Interesting stuff. I have been studying glass fractures for 8 years for my job (geeky I know)
and will try and help.Static Fatigue us a real phenomenon in glass breakage: it is where glass
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 12-06-2011 at 11:24 AM
My first keg was a great success.Primed for 3.8 volumes CO2, the Weissbier came out exactly as
hoped. First pint was half foam, subsequent pints perfect.When about 60% full I injected an
8grm bulb to ...
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 12-01-2011 at 12:45 PM
Just feel it's worth commenting on the reponse from Sanch, just in case some noobie stumbles
across this post..."if you release the pressure it will not carbonate"This is a misconception.A
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 11-23-2011 at 07:42 PM
You need to purge the head space if air, then let CO2 build up.Any opinions on sneaking a
sample from the tap or will it start to ruin the batch?
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 11-21-2011 at 07:42 AM
It is a plastic keg like the Bottom Tap King Keg.So far I have been unscrewing the cap slightly
to release pressure and now think the head space of air has been purged.Would be nice if there
was a pur...
Posted in thread: Natural Priming in a Keg on 11-20-2011 at 02:09 PM
Ok, the beer is primed and in the keg.Now, how do I purge the head space?It is the pin type
valve (for bulb / sparklet) CO2. I cannot see a release valve - see attached pic.?