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Posted in thread: If you could only brew with 5 hops for life... on 04-11-2012 at 02:24 PM
1. Columbus (for bittering)2. Amarillo3. Centennial4. Citra5. SimcoeIf I had to choose a single
hop it would be Cascade because it's good by itself. I prefer combinations of the list above. I
Posted in thread: 5 or 10 gallon mash tun? on 12-08-2011 at 09:32 PM
The build should be exactly the same. The bazooka screen should attach as easily as the SS
braid.I started out with a SS braid. I clamped it on a short piece of vinyl tubing, which ran
through a bung ...
Posted in thread: 5 or 10 gallon mash tun? on 12-07-2011 at 07:16 PM
Rectangular coolers do appear to be MUCH cheaper and then I can make my own manifold! How are
coleman coolers or is there any brand or model that seems to perform better than another?I've
Posted in thread: 5 or 10 gallon mash tun? on 12-07-2011 at 04:22 PM
Thanks for all the support and suggestions and I certainly didn't intend to start an argument
between people.More a debate than an argument. I like reading about the benefits of things that
I'm not us...
Posted in thread: 5 or 10 gallon mash tun? on 12-06-2011 at 06:53 PM
Now, if I had missed my temps and needed to add water, I would have been SOL..If my MT is
nearly full and I miss my mashing temp it's no big deal. I remove some mash and add water to
adjust the temp. ...
Posted in thread: Fast Brew for Keg for New Years Party on 12-05-2011 at 09:14 PM
That reminds me. I need to brew a RIS for New Years......2013.:mug:
Posted in thread: 5 or 10 gallon mash tun? on 12-05-2011 at 08:49 PM
People always say bigger is better. But I don't believe it's as cut and dried as that.+1 I use
a 5 gallon round cooler. It handles up to 12 lbs of grain pretty easily, or up to 14 in a
pinch. I also h...
Posted in thread: cold weather BIAB on 11-13-2011 at 05:16 PM
BIAB is great. But If someone has -- or is going to acquire -- a cooler for mashing, I say
forget the bag, put a false bottom in the cooler and mash and batch sparge in that.
Posted in thread: air lock went pop on 11-13-2011 at 04:08 PM
... ever since my wife was forced to deal with a near exploding ferm bucket while I was at
work... When it comes to fermenters pops are better than BOOMs, in my experience.
Posted in thread: OG way off!! on 11-13-2011 at 03:56 PM
Mash pH? I've fallen victim to that.