Last Activity:07-23-2016 1:49 PM
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Posted in thread: Do you need to pbw your pre-boil equip? on 07-19-2016 at 02:09 PM
I hose my mash tun out, but I do mix up a few gallons of PBW in my boil kettle, primarily
because I can conveniently soak other items in there while I clean everything else up. I don't
think it's a ba...
Posted in thread: Hefeweisen recipe help on 04-10-2016 at 11:29 PM
I listened to an archived brewing with style in the brewing network for German wise and Jamil
said he ferments his hefe's at 62 deg. My basement temp lately had been around 66-68 ish, and I
know the f...
Posted in thread: Hefeweisen recipe help on 04-10-2016 at 11:26 PM
I've never worked with victory malt but I recently made a hefe with some aromatic malt and
white labs 380,fermented pretty cool (about 62) and many people (brewers and people who don't
know much about...
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen came out really sweet on 04-10-2016 at 11:20 PM
Do you know what your final gravity came to? 3 lbs of extract for a 2 gallon hefe sounds a bit
high, so maybe the yeast didn't fully attenuate.
Posted in thread: Using dishwater to sanitize? on 03-26-2016 at 02:34 PM
You can, but our dishwasher takes 2.5 hours to run the sanitation cycle. I can use a vinator in
a fraction of the time. Also, if you use a rinse aid you'll have head retention problems.
Posted in thread: Marks keg washer PBW question on 06-16-2015 at 01:57 PM
I could be remembering wrong, but I think I end up putting around 1.5 gallons in, which seems
to be an appropriate amount. I just use the dilution on the PBW label. 0.75 oz/gallon, I
Posted in thread: Stir plates on 05-20-2015 at 12:18 AM
Good call on the 5L. It'll do fine for smaller starters but can handle big ones if needed.
Posted in thread: Stir plates on 05-19-2015 at 09:33 PM
Is it the Stir Starter? If so, go for it. A lot of people are very happy with them. The
gentleman who makes them is really nice, too. I have the Stir Starter as well as the Stir
Starter 5L, both of wh...
Posted in thread: Shout out to Keg Connection on 05-06-2015 at 04:18 PM
+1. Keg Connection is a great company and they care about their customers!
Posted in thread: Temperature Controller on 05-01-2015 at 08:22 PM
I'd give some thought about whether or not you need or want the extra features that the
Fermostat provides. If I remember correctly, it allows programming temperature ramping, which
is nice if you're ...