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Posted in thread: Recirculated mash - no added heat on 04-05-2013 at 08:25 PM
On my old system I did this but only during the last 10 or so minutes of my mash and during the
batch sparge. For 45 minutes or so I just did a traditional dough in, stir up, and let it sit
Posted in thread: Recirculated mash - no added heat on 04-05-2013 at 07:02 PM
I did a very unscientific trial the other day. As a control, i put 5 gal of hot tap water in my
mash tun and measured the heat loss over 1 hour. Then, I put 5 gal of hot tap water in the tun
Posted in thread: Recirculated mash - no added heat on 04-05-2013 at 06:37 PM
Anybody ever try to recirculate wort during the mash without adding heat? I mash in a cooler
and I think i could insulate my silicone tubing with copper water line insulation and minimize
heat loss wh...
Posted in thread: Super Simple 15G Plastic Conical on 03-09-2012 at 05:47 PM
I bought the 15 gal FD model and attached a variety of tri clover fittings. While performing a
leak test, I noticed a tiny drop had escaped from the threaded connection between the tank and
my 1-1/2" ...
Posted in thread: Yeast Nutrient / Starter ? on 08-02-2009 at 07:03 PM
I've got some washed yeast that i was planning to brew with next weekend. The yeast was washed
and stored in January of this year. I bought some nutrient the other day (urea) and figured I'd
add some ...
Posted in thread: Is This Yeast Too Old? on 07-12-2009 at 05:42 PM
Thanks. I think it will end up in a California Common.
Posted in thread: Is This Yeast Too Old? on 07-12-2009 at 05:36 PM
In my fridge, I've got a vial of White Labs San Fransisco Lager yeast with an expiration date
of Dec. 30, 2008. With a proper starter and maybe some nutrients, do you think the yeast would
be viable? ...
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1214 slow to swell on 05-24-2009 at 03:23 PM
thanks for the feedback
Posted in thread: Wyeast 1214 slow to swell on 05-24-2009 at 01:36 PM
I smacked my 1214 last night at 9:00 P.M., and now (10 hrs. later) it has not swelled. I plan
on brewing a dubbel this morning and wonder if I should go ahead and pitch the yeast, or wait
for signs of...
Posted in thread: longest fermentation on record on 02-15-2009 at 10:57 PM
Hey Beachman, how does the story end. I have the same thing going on right now. After 14 days,
airlock activity showed up and gravity is dropping. Were you able to salvage your batch?