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Posted in thread: Do i need a bigger secondary on 07-12-2012 at 04:20 AM
Looks perfect to me. You don't want much (really any) airspace at the top of your secondary, so
you limit the exposure of the beer to oxygen.
Posted in thread: Star san concentration too high while sanitizing bottles. Should I worry? on 07-08-2012 at 10:05 PM
It isn't going to hurt you, you can probably tell how much was left in the bottles by tasting
one now. If it is sour, there was a lot left in there. If it tastes like it did pripr to
bottling, you are...
Posted in thread: Which Conical to buy? on 07-02-2012 at 04:08 AM
you must not buy much stuff.+1
Posted in thread: rinsing with creek water on 07-01-2012 at 05:05 AM
This is silly. Your beer will likely be fine. Giardia won't grow in beer, and the amount of
creek water you had in you equipment after rinsing with creek water is negligible. I have
rinsed many a camp...
Posted in thread: MoreBeer 14 Gallon Conical Fermenter and Yeast Harvester Review on 06-29-2012 at 08:24 PM
The yeast harvester wouldn't collect yeast efficiently using a 90 degree bend. You'd get some
yeast, but it would never get full. This thing will pack in some yeast when used as directed.
If you don't...
Posted in thread: Whirlpool Question on 06-22-2012 at 08:56 PM
To some extent. You old also raise your kettles' out dip tube either permanently or
temporarily, then let the trub settle for 30 minutes or so and rack off the top.
Posted in thread: MoreBeer 14 Gallon Conical Fermenter and Yeast Harvester Review on 06-22-2012 at 08:54 PM
Couldn't one just use a ninety degree elbow triclover fitting and then use shorter legs so the
conical will fit in a fridge easier? I use a similar setup with my stout tanks short 14.5
Posted in thread: Look for advice on what to add to my brew setup on 06-22-2012 at 08:50 PM
Do you have temperature control of the fermentation fridge? This is quite important.Do you
bottle? Consider a legging setup, it is much faster and easierDo you keg? Consider a beer gun
to help you sha...
Posted in thread: Look for advice on what to add to my brew setup on 06-22-2012 at 08:34 PM
I swear I was reading something on this site yesterday but now I can't find it. I think I want
to add a piece or two to my setup every year, but I am at a stand still for what to add.
Looking for sugg...
Posted in thread: Cleaning and Sanitizing Homemade Emersion Chiller Prior to First Use on 05-08-2012 at 11:18 PM
I cleaned mine off with bar keepers friend and a sponge, mostly to remove flux. The oxalic acid
will take care of making it nice and shiny for you, too.