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Posted in thread: ISO - Used White Labs Vials on 02-09-2016 at 04:45 AM
Sorry to jump in, but I made a post a couple months ago on here looking for some and nobody
seemed willing to help.So if anyone has any left over after helping the OP I'd appreciate it.
Will pay shipp...
Posted in thread: SS Fire ring for sparge attachment? on 02-09-2016 at 04:20 AM
Cpvc would be cheaper, but I'm trying to avoid any plastics in the hot side process.Sparge
water would never be above the rated temperature for CPVC.I found this about CPVC temperature
Posted in thread: Do you experiment? on 02-08-2016 at 06:49 PM
Constantly! I don't take everything as gospel with brewing. I think outside the box and try
different things all the time. Different mash techniques, mash temperatures, length of mash,
boil times, hop...
Posted in thread: SS Fire ring for sparge attachment? on 02-08-2016 at 12:52 AM
Both look fairly decent. I don't see why you couldn't make either work with your set up. I
think that you could make one from CPVC for less than 1/4 of the cost though.
Posted in thread: Yet another Whirlfloc thread, Re-Circ vs Once Thru Cool on 02-08-2016 at 12:41 AM
I've always used 1 tablet for up to 10 gallons. Every kit that I did when I started came with 1
tablet and said to drop it in at 15 minutes. They are cheap, so it doesn't cost that much. I
Posted in thread: Conditioning Grain Question on 02-07-2016 at 04:27 AM
As noted by another poster - this is what I do. Not saying it is right or required.I condition
all my grains, barely, wheat, oats - everything. 2% water by weight, sprayed on with a spray
Posted in thread: Brew with the same yeast? on 02-05-2016 at 03:48 AM
I have 3 or 4 different strains that I use. I purchase a new pitch maybe once a year. I've
found that some yeasts work very differently at different temperatures. So using the same yeast
Posted in thread: And Yet ANOTHER Yeast Starter Question. on 02-05-2016 at 01:38 AM
I use 4oz of Light DME by weight in .37 gallons of filtered water. Boiled for 15 minutes and
cooled gives me 1 liter of wort with a gravity of 1.039. I have used this since I started
making starters a...
Posted in thread: How do I add flavours ie banana, cherries, oak chips etc? on 02-05-2016 at 01:25 AM
Usually any fruit additions are added to a secondary vessel and your beer is racked onto it.
Usually you will get a small amount of fermentation and should leave it to sit at least a week.
Posted in thread: Will be brewing oatmeal stout soon on 02-04-2016 at 12:49 AM
I agree with RM... Try one at 8 to 10 days to check the flavor and carbonation level, then
another about 6 to 8 days later. This will give you a good sense of how the carbonation is
progressing and ho...