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  • Posted in thread: Acetaldehyde in EVERY all grain batch! on 05-02-2012 at 07:35 PM
    I'm in a similar boat - last 8 batches (all-grain) have had Acetal. I still have not figured
    out why, but I think I'm getting closer. Things I have tried so far:- different O2 levels (with
    stone as we...

  • Posted in thread: Vorlauf Vessel on 11-05-2010 at 03:04 PM
    dstar26t - that is exactly what I had in mind. thanks for posting some pics and ideas.

  • Posted in thread: English Best Bitter Recipe Development on 11-05-2010 at 02:59 PM
    Ok so I might cut back the amount of crystal and use a touch of chocolate malt to give colour.
    I'll mash at 1qt/lb for these and see what it's like - I usually mash at 1.25qt/lb. My only
    worry is that...

  • Posted in thread: Direct Fire MLT Insulation Project on 11-04-2010 at 11:23 PM
    Brilliant Bobby! I'm going all electric but I'm still planning on doing the "Bobby_M
    Insulation" to all my vessels as I think it looks a lot better than what I presently have
    (aluminum bubble wrap). T...

  • Posted in thread: English Best Bitter Recipe Development on 11-02-2010 at 08:55 PM
    Subscribed! I'm very interested in following this project.:off:On this side of the pond, I find
    many people who brew excellent bitters don't serve them properly. They are usually over
    carbonated and s...

  • Posted in thread: What would you use? on 10-27-2010 at 06:54 PM
    I have both. But I found it easier on my back to lift anything into the upright. But I also
    condition in a converted sanke and do 10 gal batches. I still occasionally use the chest
    freezer when using ...

  • Posted in thread: Vorlauf Vessel on 10-26-2010 at 11:05 PM
    Yup....I don't see too many homebrewers do it, but on a bigger scale it's feasible. There's
    pluses and minuses, mainly heat loss. But the plus side is that you can usually also use a
    grant as a hopbac...

  • Posted in thread: Vorlauf Vessel on 10-26-2010 at 09:23 PM
    ah, yes, a grant (doh)... I will try another search. Thanks

  • Posted in thread: Vorlauf Vessel on 10-26-2010 at 08:57 PM
    Does anyone use a vorlauf vessel in their system? I'm talking about a vessel that is used to
    collect liquid from the Mash Tun. Then a pump is attached to the vessel and the wort is
    returned to the MT....

  • Posted in thread: Barley Crusher vs. Monster Malt Mill on 10-22-2010 at 01:59 PM
    Barley Crusher +1Great mill backed by great customer service. Before I motorized it I was using
    a drill and accidentally dropped it, bending the shaft. Called them to see how much a
    replacement would ...