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  • Posted in thread: In-Laws having an issue with my brewing on 09-20-2016 at 01:10 AM
    If you take the religion out of the conversation, who has the ethical issue? The OP or the
    in-laws? To me, that's a conversation that has a better chance of finding something that looks
    like the truth...

  • Posted in thread: Gurgling action on auto-siphon (with diagram) on 09-20-2016 at 12:48 AM
    For what it's worth, I've had an autosiphon perform similarly, and I worried that my beer was
    going to be cardboard. The final product was fine. I didn't age the beer or anything, but no
    issues.That s...

  • Posted in thread: A good quality thermometer? on 09-17-2016 at 09:22 PM
    Hello,There are so many different thermostats out there. I bought on that clips on the side of
    the pot. It was OK until it got over 100*F then it was about 20* off. I returned it to my LHBS.
    I asked i...

  • Posted in thread: Any reviews/advice on the ExChilerator? on 09-14-2016 at 12:46 PM
    I bought the unit. I was able to get the temperature of wort pretty close to tap temperature.
    Sanitized by pumping the boil through it for a couple of minutes. Cleaned it by backflushing.
    All in all, ...

  • Posted in thread: Fermenter Comparisons on 08-30-2016 at 04:53 PM
    This may be a dumb question, but is there any practical way to harvest yeast using a sanke to
    ferment? This would be a sweet way for me to go, but I reuse yeast a lot. Does anyone pick one
    up and pour...

  • Posted in thread: Any reviews/advice on the ExChilerator? on 08-28-2016 at 05:07 PM
    I am bumping this older post, as I'm in the market for a CFC. Has anyone had any issues with
    the UV light and the PEX?

  • Posted in thread: Forgot to sterilize scissors to open yeast packet on 08-21-2016 at 08:51 PM
    Did you have feces or anything disgusting on your scissors?Sage advice above, don't sweat it.

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Bag - Will it solve my stuck sparges? on 07-29-2016 at 07:43 PM
    Using a false bottom. I guess I could look at investing in an upgrade for my false bottom. But
    I figured this would improve function of the mash tun, and allow me to attempt BIAB batches. So
    it would ...

  • Posted in thread: The Brew Bag - Will it solve my stuck sparges? on 07-29-2016 at 07:19 PM
    Rice hulls don't do much, IME.What are you using for separation hardware, a false bottom,
    bazooka tube, other? To me that's where trouble shooting begins. Look at that before looking

  • Posted in thread: Barley Crusher Fail on 07-24-2016 at 07:16 PM
    I'm going to get crushed (pun intended) for telling you how I make my BC run, and I don't
    recommend this, but it works for me.When the roller spins and won't crush, I lift the mill a
    little bit and gi...