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Posted in thread: $40 per keg for four ball lock kegs? on 01-31-2015 at 03:18 PM
Give them a sniff. If you smell root beer, you will likely be investing in extra parts. Darned
near impossible to get out.
Posted in thread: In Search Of A True Clean In Place System on 01-28-2015 at 03:11 PM
I can imagine a tippy dump or maybe a larger port on the kettle to enable rinse-to-drain. Maybe
having the CIP pump (probably a sump pump) sit in a bucket as a reservoir with a strainer
Posted in thread: Looking For Lager Yeast Recomendations on 01-28-2015 at 03:06 PM
It doesn't always get a lot of love, but WLP 830 is rock solid. 833 is excellent as well, but I
have had more consistent results with 830.
Posted in thread: In Search Of A True Clean In Place System on 01-20-2015 at 08:26 PM
For those doing CIP on the boil kettle, how are you disposing of the trub pile? I have used a
shop vac to remove most of it, before running a PBW loop backward through my chiller. But often
Posted in thread: All-grain procedure on 01-20-2015 at 02:15 AM
The one thing I didn't read in anybody's posts is that you need to know your boil off rate. If
you don't know this, boil a measured amount of water and measure how much boils off. Calculate
how much w...
Posted in thread: All-grain procedure on 01-19-2015 at 09:36 PM
Edit. Whoops. Didn't realize someone else had posted a walkthrough above. Hopefully, we don't
contradict one another too much (room full of brewers, different opinions, etc.)Since you
already have the...
Posted in thread: Anyone hard-piped their whirlpool inlet? on 01-19-2015 at 07:17 PM
Just figured it out>>>>>>my chiller is filled with gunk! Any suggestions on cleaning it???? i't
s a counterflow.near boiling PBW run in a loop the opposite way through your CFC for 20 minutes
Posted in thread: Hello from Texas on 12-18-2014 at 02:22 PM
Welcome from an intrastate transfer 80 miles to your east.
Posted in thread: Carolina girl stuck in Texas! on 12-18-2014 at 02:18 PM
No creep intended, but Texas isn't like some of the more eastward states---kind of a large
landmass. So, generally, in what part of the state are you "stuck"? Austin area, Houston area,
San Antonio ar...
Posted in thread: Help: Helles is cloudy and tastes fruity. on 12-14-2014 at 03:18 PM
It might just need more lagering. Just give it a few more weeks to let the yeast continue to
drop. Also, purge the first couple of pints so you're not pickup up too much yeast.This is my
guess. I brew...