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Last Activity:03-29-2013 6:40 PM
Posted in thread: Filtration on 03-17-2013 at 05:13 PM
When I filter I use a cartridge filter I got from more beer.com, it was around the same cost as
the plate filter and works great. I run mine at about 5psi and it takes about 15-20 min to fill
Posted in thread: Using plate chiller to recirculate mash on 02-21-2013 at 02:10 PM
cuart682, thanks for coming back to life on this thread :)Looking at my original post, I guess
I was confused and thought that a Chillzilla was a plate chiller, not a counterflow chiller.
Glad to hear...
Posted in thread: Using plate chiller to recirculate mash on 02-15-2013 at 02:03 PM
I do currently still use my cfc as a herms, I have never had any problems with clogs or
anything gumming up on me. I still have not added a temperature controller to the system
because it looks like I...
Posted in thread: splitting a starter into 2 buckets on 02-12-2013 at 01:44 PM
I split starters all the time, all I do is make sure it's stirred very good and all the yeast
is mixed into the starter and not on the bottom of the flask and then pour 1/2 into one batch
and the rest...
Posted in thread: Growler / bottle filler on 02-01-2013 at 03:35 PM
I fill growlers and bombers for use within a few dayswith a hose connected to my faucet or with
a picnic tap with a racking cane stuck into it. I have had beers bottled this way last for 3-4
Posted in thread: Kegs - Chilling then Removing to Room Temp? on 02-01-2013 at 03:25 PM
I have taken many chilled kegs and then let them sit at room temp with no problems. I would
recommend trying to keep the warmed kegs at a stable room temp I one or two kegs go bad that I
had in my gar...
Posted in thread: Brew day gathering? on 02-01-2013 at 02:35 PM
I recently started a new rule that drop ins do not get offered a beer. I live on a main road
through the neighborhood and people tend to drive by and see me out there and drop in for a
beer. My issue ...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool port on kettle? on 01-29-2013 at 05:17 PM
I have a chilzlla form northern brewer that I use to whirlpool through back into my kettle and
it works great, I have never had any clogs and I can get a very nice whirlpool in the kettle, I
Posted in thread: Two batches in one fermentation chamber on 01-29-2013 at 05:11 PM
I have a very large chest freezer that I use to ferment in and almost ways have 2-3 batches
fermenting at a time. I usually brew them all the same day and put them all in together and
leave the temp p...
Posted in thread: 2 starters, 1 stirplate on 01-16-2013 at 05:47 PM
My typical brew day is usually 2 batches with 2 different types of yeast. I only have 1 stir
plate and what I do is make starters in 2 different flasks each with its own stir bar and put
one on the st...