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  • Posted in thread: How long is your brew day? on 01-21-2016 at 10:11 PM
    For a 5.5 gal. single infusion batch about 4-4.5 hours from heating water to finishing
    cleanup.same here.... 4 hours normally 4 to 4 if I whirlpool and do a hop stand.Blichmann
    burner10 gallon coole...

  • Posted in thread: Chest Freezer Specs and Layouts on 10-19-2015 at 01:16 AM
    I'm looking for a suggestion. .....I need to fit this into a spot that can't exceed 41" wide (
    I have 44" but the wife wants me to to cover the keezer with wood) .I just add my 2 cents about
    the "cove...

  • Posted in thread: Hydro Flask causing off flavor on 08-07-2015 at 05:58 PM
    It is possible you are getting soap aromas, especially if it was stored closed.Lid Closed!!!
    Sh*t, that could be the cause!!!

  • Posted in thread: Hydro Flask causing off flavor on 08-07-2015 at 05:57 PM
    Good practice for stainless steel is to clean with a green scotch bite pad and some Barkeepers
    friend. Rinse with RO or distilled water and let air dry. This will help build up the oxidation
    layer and...

  • Posted in thread: Grain mill question on 08-07-2015 at 02:31 PM
    I have used a grain mill from the start of my all grain brewing setup. I feel it is the best
    way to keep consistency in efficiency trusting a HBS shop to mill the grain will result in more

  • Posted in thread: Hydro Flask causing off flavor on 08-07-2015 at 02:25 PM
    I have used Hydro Flasks for a couple years now, but infrequently... Recently I've noticed I
    have been getting an odd flavor from beer poured from them? Almost a metallic taste... and it's
    not an off ...

  • Posted in thread: Trouble getting hop flavor on 07-24-2015 at 02:15 PM
    Dry hopping is really more for aroma. if you want massive hop flavor look into a massive hop
    stand/whirlpoolTotally agree Ricshayne...I find 20 minute whirlpool additions once the wort has
    cooled to 1...

  • Posted in thread: Can I brew in this pail? on 07-24-2015 at 02:10 PM
    Is it food grade PET? Is the lid air tight?if yes to both then sure thing!

  • Posted in thread: A New Start on 07-23-2015 at 04:22 PM
    I'd be happy TO HELP AS WELL...Whatever recipe you start with make sure it is something you
    like... an American Wheat is easy.My biggest recommendation for beginners is to nail
    fermentation temp contr...

  • Posted in thread: Easiest Way To Go All Grain on 07-23-2015 at 01:17 PM
    I love all grain and support your decision to go that route... Personally I use 2 coolers and a
    boil kettle.... I find the control to be well worth it.I don't know too much about BIAB but
    from what I ...

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