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Posted in thread: Hunahpu Day Meetup on 03-12-2014 at 03:15 AM
There definitely was a huge mob/line of people waiting to buy their Hunapu between 2:30 and
3:00. I was in this exact mob and feel lucky that I got my three bottles. The enitre event was
a huge mob. ...
Posted in thread: .01 difference between refracto and hydro on 02-21-2014 at 01:33 AM
I bought a cheap 25 dollar refractometer from amazon (ATC i think) and I have calibrated it and
it gives me readings like the ones you are encountering. I think you might just have a crappy
Posted in thread: Hunahpu Day Meetup on 02-21-2014 at 12:41 AM
You should've seen it last year. OMG what a zoo. 9k people crammed into their parking lot. I'm
so glad tickets are limited to 3,500 this year. The event should be much more tolerable this go
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-21-2014 at 12:36 AM
I had reached the same conclusion about the exposed parts of the chiller. Instead of dunking,
I'll use my spray bottle of starsan....definitely wouldn't hurt. If anything, the acidity of
the starsan m...
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-20-2014 at 08:39 PM
I get you there, but I'm on well water and a septic system, so I think all I'm wasting is a few
watt hours of pump electricity. And the water's nice and cold this time of year (when it isn't
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-20-2014 at 08:34 PM
I like to use the other end of my wort chiller (dumped water) to fill a cooler full of all my
fermentation equipment. Accomplishes both sanitizing the fermentation tools and cooling my wort
at the sam...
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-20-2014 at 04:49 AM
I have melted tubing more than once when it slipped from where I was securing it and having it
fall into the flame or a hot portion of my burner.When I used to boil the chiller, I would just
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-20-2014 at 04:46 AM
Something to think about - When you pop it in at flameout, your wort will instantly loose temp
as the copper and whatever is in your chiller (air or water or both) heats up. Depending upon
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-19-2014 at 12:27 AM
And that is how homebrewing misconceptions survive for a decade until someone shoots them down.
The homebrewing community has some magical thinking to overcome when it comes to pasteurization
Posted in thread: Why boil the wort chiller? on 02-18-2014 at 07:16 PM
are there any food service professionals or biologists out there that can offer their input on
this? ...I am still thinking there should be some valid reason for the standard suggested
practice to be ...